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Bhumi

B. Patel
407.276.0686 | bhumi.b.patel@gmail.com
Choreography
SAFEhouse Arts: Resident Artist Workshop
2017 Black Holes

max10: Santa Cruz
2017 fellow traveller
Rigor Samsa

The Gutsy Series: Supper Edition
2016 remaining tender

Dance Shorts: College Film Festival
2016 Magnificat Dance Film
Selected by a panel of adjudicators for Gala screening
Mills College
2017 somewhere better than here/nowhere better than here
2016 remaining tender
Max
onism Dance Film
Duck
2015 Magnificat
Ghosts will go missing
In A Burned House

Florida State University
2014 Aurora In The Garden 3D Dance Film
2013 In A Splash Dance Film
home-less Site-specific using 4 chairs
…to let go

Studio Dance Theatre
2012 Saudade Performed at the Spring Annual Research Conference: April 2012
Decussation
Shimmerglimmer Performed at the Spring Annual Research Conference: April 2012
2011 …before her wandering feet
Insistence
2010 Self-Inflicted
Semantics of Hope
2009 Nothing Left to Burn

Performance Experience
2017 fellow traveller Bhumi B. Patel and Jordan Wanderer
Black Holes Bhumi B. Patel
BILONGO LILA: NOBODY DIES IN A FORETOLD WAR Sofía Cordova

Repertory Dance Company/MFA Thesis: Mills College
2017 somewhere better than here/nowhere better than here Bhumi B. Patel

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2016 remaining tender Bhumi B. Patel
The Winged Jose Limon Restaged by Raphael Boumaila
Cascade of Moons Shinichi Iova-Koga
Still Here Zackary Forcum, MFA Candidate 2016
Rituals of the GBSA Raul Avina, MFA Candidate 2016
2015 Seguir Kara Davis
The sun sets on battle mountain as we await news of your arrival… Sheldon Smith

ScreenDance Miami: Miami, Florida
2015 Creep (2015) Jeffrey L. Smith Dance film

Florida State University
2014 Altered Jeffrey L. Smith Dance film in 3D
Creep (2014) Jeffrey L. Smith Dance film in 3D
Aurora in the Garden Jeffrey L. Smith and Bhumi Patel Dance film in 3D
2013 Intersections and Bones Afua Hall, MFA Candidate 2015

Studio Dance Theatre: Agnes Scott College
2012 Enamored Flame Bridget Roosa
Incense (1906) Ruth St. Denis Restaged from Labnotation score by Bridget Roosa
Cataclysm Bridget Roosa
2011 Enamored Flame Bridget Roosa
Elegie Christian Clark, Guest Artist (Atlanta Ballet)
Beautiful Bird Bridget Roosa
Awakening Barriers Stephanie Cureton
2010 Cataclysm Bridget Roosa
Shakers (1930) Doris Humphrey Restaged from Labnotation score by Bridget Roosa
Coached by Odette Blum
Rainbow Etude (1995) Donald McKayle Restaged from Labnotation score by Bridget Roosa
Directed by Caroline Martin
Timeless Bearings Bridget Roosa In collaboration with the departments of Music and Art
2009 Rainbow Etude (1995) Donald McKayle Restaged from Labnotation score by Bridget Roosa
Baroque(n) Bridget Roosa
2008 Lynchtown (1936) Charles Weidman
Restaged from Labnotation score by Bridget Roosa

Zoetic Dance Ensemble: Atlanta, Georgia
2012 Revealing Melanie Lynch-Blanchard and Amanda Thompson

Staibdance: Sorrento, Italy
2011 Excerpts from Gargoyles George Staib

Education / Training
Mills College – M.F.A.
2015 – 2017
Modern: Kara Davis, Amy O’Neal, Molissa Fenley, Sonya Delwaide-Nichols
Choreography: Sonya Delwaide-Nichols, Sheldon Smith, Molissa Fenley, Shinichi Iova-Koga
Performance Theory and History; Thesis Research/Writing: Ann Murphy
Critical Acts: Ann Murphy
Additional Technique: Sonya Delwaide-Nichols (Barre, Ballet), Anne Rene (Somatics), Cicely
Hart (Somatics)
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Written Thesis: When the Whole World is Empty: Gaga as a Modality for Kinesthetic Grief Processing
Thesis Solo Composition: remaining tender
Thesis Concert: somewhere better than here/nowhere better than here

FACT/SF Summer Dance Lab
August 2017
Countertechnique: Charles Slender-White; Joy Davis
Gaga: James Graham
Forsythe Working Methods: Nicole Piesl

August 2016
Countertechnique: Charles Slender-White
Gaga: James Graham
Forsythe Working Methods: Nicole Piesl

Florida State University – M.A. American Dance Studies
2012 – 2014
Ballet: Rick McCullough, Tyrone Brooks, Ilana Goldman, Anjali Austin, Alex Ketley; Master
Classes: Suzanne Farrell
Modern: Dan Wagoner, Gerri Houlihan, Rodger Belman, Tim Glenn, Anthony Morgan, Loren
Davidson, Cristina Rosa
American Dance History: Dr. Tricia Young, Dr. Jen Atkins
Dance Technology/3D Dance Production: Tim Glenn
Dance Pedagogy: Dr. Tricia Young
Research in Dance Seminar and Theory of Dance: Dr. Jen Atkins
Pilates Reformer Coaching: Dr. Tom Welsh
Seminar on Loss and Bereavement, College of Social Work: Dr. Pam Graham

Thesis: Anna Sokolow's Rooms: A Case Study of Dystopic Americana Synthesizing Historical Research,
Movement Analysis, and Restaging from Labanotation Score
Certifications: Intermediate Labanotation

Florida State University – FSU in NYC
2014; August –December
New York City – Arts and Resources I and II: Sally Sommer
Internship: Doug Varone and Dancers – Marketing and Operations Intern

Agnes Scott College – B.A. Dance and English Literature – Creative Writing
2008 - 2012
Ballet: Bridget Roosa; Master classes: Blake Beckham, Leslie Gourley (Decatur School of Ballet),
Sharon Story (Atlanta Ballet), Rosemary Miles (Atlanta Ballet) and Christian Clark
(Atlanta Ballet)
Modern: Bridget Roosa; Master classes: Jonathan Riedel (Riedel Dance Theatre), Greg Catellier,
and Susan Eldridge
Jazz: Emily Yewell Volin, Cassandra Alvarado
Elementary Labanotation, Research and Restage: Bridget Roosa
Choreography I and II: Bridget Roosa
Dance History: Anna Leo
Dance Performance: Bridget Roosa
Senior Seminar – Restaging Ballet Variations from Labanotation Score: Bridget Roosa
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Non-Credit course in Intermediate Labanotation: Bridget Roosa
Certifications: Elementary Labanotation
Executive Board Member – Editor-in-Chief: Aurora (Student-run literary magazine)
Agnes Scott Writers’ Festival Committee Intern: Publicity Management
Company Member of Studio Dance Theatre (student performing ensemble)
Board Member: Mortar Board; Member: Pestle Board

Employment
Hope Mohr Dance – Program Coordinator
April 2016 – Present
Responsibilities include: Company operations, organization and outreach for programming, Grant preparing and writing,
attendance at Board Meetings, database organization, Company PR and Marketing,, and any other organizational tasks as they
arise.

Nancy Karp and Dancers – Administrative Assistant
April 2016 – Present
Responsibilities include: Company operations, Grant preparing and assistance, attendance at Board Meetings, database
organization, Company PR and Marketing, and any other organizational tasks as they arise

Amy Seiwert’s Imagery – Summer Administrative Assistant
June 2016 – July 2016
Responsibilities include: Providing administrative support for the Summer 2016 Production SKETCH 6: Use Your Words at Fort
Mason’s Cowell Theater, database entry, social media promotion, front of house assistance, and any other organizational tasks
as they arise

Doug Varone and Dancers – Operations/Marketing Intern
August 2014 – December 2014
Responsibilities include: Day-to-day operations, organization and outreach for sponsorships, Gala and Benefit organization and
marketing, ticket purchase processing, database organization, attendance at committee meetings, and any other organizational
tasks as they arise.


Teaching Experience
Shawl-Anderson Dance Center
2018 SADC Sub: Youth and Teens
2017 – 2018 Teaching Assistant: Ballet 6/7
Teaching Assistant: Ballet 7/8

Mills College
2016 – 2017 Laban Studies
TA: Digital Performance
TA: Undergraduate Thesis
2015 – 2016 Introduction to Movement
TA: Undergraduate Thesis

Florida State University
2013 – 2014 Beginning Contemporary I
Pilates Reformer and Conditioning Coaching

Festival of Dance: Orlando, Florida
2005 – 2007 Ballet/ Jazz: Ages 3-5
Ballet/Tap: Ages 3-5

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Restaging Experience
Mills College
2016 – 2017 Kaddish (1945) Anna Sokolow

Florida State University
2013 – 2014 Rooms (1955) – Excerpt: “Day Dream” Anna Sokolow

Agnes Scott College
2012 The Kingdom of the Shades (1877) Marius Petipa
Aurora Act I (1890) Marius Petipa
2011 Falling Off the Back Porch (1983) Rehearsal Assistant Clay Taliaferro

Graduate/Student Assistantship
Mills College
2016 – 2017 Lead TA
Technology Assistant
Department Hospitality Assistant
Teaching Assistant – Undergraduate Senior Project
Teaching Assistant – Digital Performance
2015 – 2016 Technology Assistant
Department Hospitality Assistant
Departmental Archiving – Mary Ann Kincaid’s Archive housed at Mills College
Peer Tutoring for Graduate Students in Thesis Research and Critical Acts
Teaching Assistant – Undergraduate Senior Project

Florida State University
2014 Teaching Assistant Assistant for FSU in NYC Arts and Resources Course
2013 Teaching Assistant for Research in Dance Seminar
2012 – 2014 Research Assistant for Publication
2012 – 2013 Graduate Assistant: Assisted with undergraduate advising and graduation checks

Agnes Scott College
2011 – 2012 Fundraising Organization
Costume Construction and Design
Public Relations and Promotions of Dance Department Events
Administrative Duties for the Department of Dance

Papers Presented / Published
CORD/SDHS Annual Conference
2016 From Isolation to Collective Hope: Cross-Cultural Transmission of "Tikuun-olam" in Anna
Sokolow's "Rooms"

Florida State University
2014 Anna Sokolow's Rooms: A Case Study of Dystopic Americana Synthesizing Historical
Research, Movement Analysis, and Restaging from Labanotation Score
Research in Progress Seminar; April 2014 in Tallahassee, Florida
2013 In A Flash: The Dance Flash Mob Phenomena
The American College Dance Festival Southeast Regional Festival,
March 2013 in Tampa, Florida
Research in Progress Seminar, April 2013 in Tallahassee, Florida
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Technical Experience
Freelance
2017 Stage Manager for James Graham Dance Theater’s Premier of Alpha Mouse

Florida State University
2014 Filming Assistant for 3D Dance Film, Altered
2013 – 2014 MFA Candidate Jeffrey L. Smith Concert and Rehearsal Director
Conducted research, co-coordinated and supervised rehearsals, coached movement, and assisted with production
2012 – 2013 MFA Candidate Paige Melvin Technical Assistant for MFA Production
MFA Production and Concert Assistant for the unTold (March 2013)
MFA Candidates: Ashley Goos Rehearsal Assistant; Jeffrey L. Smith Rehearsal Assistant

Studio Dance Theatre/Agnes Scott College
2010 – 2012 Sound Design and Editing
Fundraising Organization
Costume Construction and Design
Publicity
Light Design – …before her wandering feet (2011)
2008 Sound Board Operator for Studio Dance Theatre


Awards, Grants, Fellowships
Emerging Arts Professionals
2017 – 2018 Emerging Arts Professionals Fellow

Mills College
2016 E.L. Wiegand Foundation: Dance Department Merit Award
Florida State University
2013 – 2014 Friends of Dance Spring Scholarship; Friends of Dance Fall/Summer/Spring Scholarship
2012 Friends of Dance New Student Scholarship


Committees and Organizations
Mills College
2015 – 2017 Dance Collective
Florida State University
2013 – 2014 Graduate Dance Council – Secretary; Chair of Banquet Committee

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