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Ariana Swain  

ariana.swain@mcvts.org  
Objective​:​ M
​ otivated high school student looking for an internship in the Dance and  
Performing Arts field.  
 

Education:  
Morris County School of Technology Anticipated Graduation June 2020 
Denville, NJ 
● Accepted into the Visual and Performing Arts Academy, Dance Major- GPA: 3.89 
● Honors/Awards: Member of the National Honor Society for Dance Arts, Honor Roll 
● Skills: infant/child/adult CPR/AED/First Aid Certified 
 

Dance Education: 
Academy for Visual and Performing Arts 2016- present 
Morris County School of Technology, NJ (Dance Major)  
● Studies include ballet, modern, jazz, yoga, dance film, dance history, choreography, 
anatomy, and improvisation  
● Instructors: Lisa Peluso, Tammy Klinck, Nicole Corea, Lynne Grossman, Alex 
Biegelson, Christian Von Howard, Donna Scro Samori 
Dance Arts Academy, NJ 2012-2018 
● Studies included ballet, pointe, jazz, tap, acrobatics, musical theater, lyrical, 
contemporary 
● Instructors: Heather Soccio, Lindsey Sengebush, Victoria (Vicki) Demarco, Alyssa (Toni) 
Piwowarski, Amelia Lowe, Kyle Wilder, Jay Martin, Claudia Guimaraes, Tatiana 
Yatsenko, Angelica Stiskin, James Tabeek 
 

Choreography:  
● Shattered Hearts​ (2018), Co-Choreographed with Allison Westrick,  
Performed at ​The​ ​Annual Backstage is Onstage and May Dance, Dragonetti Theater 
● Behind These Doors (2019)​, Co-Choreographed with Annalese Gagliardi,  
Performed at ​The Annual Backstage is Onstage and May Dance, Dragonetti Theater 
● Dancing Through the Decades (2019)​, Co-Choreographed with the MCST Dance Class of 
2020, Dance Film 
 

Leadership Positions: 2016-present  


● Dance and Editing Crew, Dance Film, Morris County School of Technology, NJ 
● Peer Leader (selected mentor), Morris County School of Technology, NJ 
● Box Office Crew (Frankenstein), Bickford Theatre, NJ 
● Usher (Stardust & Big Fish), Bickford Theatre, NJ 
● Concessions Crew (Madwoman of Chaillot), Morris County School of Technology, NJ 
● Open House Representative, Morris Knolls High School, NJ