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Aura O.

Mattapan, MA

$40/hour

Aura: Spanish Speaking Dancer/ Choreographer

$40/Hour


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UMass Boston
Art

Education

UMass Boston (Art)

About Aura

Aura is now entering her last year of college at the University of Massachusetts Boston. She is in pursuit of being in Education professionally in Boston public schools with a concentration in art and dance. She is known for being an emotionally driven dancer and choreographer since adolescence.

Aura has always felt compelled to support and spread the performing arts to youth. She graduated as a dance major from the Boston Arts Academy in 2011. Her passion for dance began at the age of 8 where she trained with Boston Ballet. During her studies at the Boston Ballet she was able to perform with the Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane dance Company and the Boston Trio in 2003.

Aura later expanded her knowledge in the performing arts in 2005 attending the Alvin Ailey Camp. Early in 2007, Aura pursued dancing with Hip Hop alongside local group “Golden Kidz Inc.” Within the same year her passion expanded with her acceptance to the Boston Arts Academy. In her attendance she took master classes with various artists like Ronald K. Brown, John Lehrer, Dance Theater of Harlem, Boston Conservatory, etc. Aura was involved with Jo'Me Dance Company as a rehearsal leader, photographer and videographer.

Aura has been teaching dance to children for 8 years and is currently teaching dance to urban children and adolescents of Boston at a dance studio and at Umass Boston. In her aim to support students and she is an active mentor to adolescence helping them embrace art through its ability of expression, as an art initiative through Alumni Creative Core. Aura is now the president of a student lead club at University of Massachusetts Boston with a focus on using dance as physical fitness and increasing self-esteem, confidence, and dance technique. She is in the process of transferring this program into a nonprofit organization, for her 5 year plan that will spread the accessibility of dance classes while expanding dance versatility with Boston Dancers.

Aura has 4 years of studying Spanish, and Spanish is my family's first language and basic ballroom training, 2 years experience.

Aura has been dancing as a student since 2000, teaching students 3 and up since 2008 teaching in and around Boston styles of training include, jazz, tap, hip-hop, afro-modern, Modern/contemporary, ballet/point, and basic ballroom.

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Aura is now entering her last year of college at the University of Massachusetts Boston. She is in pursuit of being in Education professionally in Boston public schools with a concentration in art and dance. She is known for being an emotionally driven dancer and choreographer since adolescence.

Aura has always felt compelled to
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Policies
Cancellation
2 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 10 miles of Mattapan, MA 02126
Language:
Spanish
Sports/Recreation:
Ballet,
Fitness

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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Ballet

I have had 3 years of Boston Ballet, 4 Years Boston Arts Academy (Dance Major). I have also attended Earl Mosley Institute of the Arts Summer program, Jose Mateo Ballet Summer Program and 2 Semesters UMass Boston advanced Ballet with Liz Lapuh.

Fitness

I have had 4 Years at Boston Arts Academy (Dance Major) engaging in understanding injuries and proper dance education. As a college student i have taken 2 Semesters UMass Boston advanced Ballet. Also in UMass Boston I have studied Pedagogy Of Dance Injury prevention. And in and around Boston have been teaching ages 5 to adult since 2008.

UMass Boston
Art

Education

UMass Boston (Art)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $40.00

Cancellation: 2 hours notice required

Travel policy

Aura will travel within 10 miles of Mattapan, MA 02126.