A.T. is a dance artist and educator. She teaches at the University of Delaware in Newark and leads Dance-Integration Professional Development at Gateway Lab School in Wilmington.
From 2011-2013, she taught in the dance department at Winona State University and as a teaching artist for the Cowles Center in Minneapolis. Here she lead creative movement/dance-integration residencies in K-12 schools in the metro area and with schools across the country via live videoconferencing.
Her research centers on dance education: examining modes of engagement, awareness, and thinking utilized in the studio classroom where movement is primary. In 2012, her article "Higher Order Thinking in the Dance Studio" was published in the Journal of Dance Education.
A.T. danced professionally in New
York and Philadelphia, working with choreographers Myra Bazell, Tania Isaac, Stephan Koplowitz, Philadanco II, Mary Anthony, Donald McKayle, and the Sokolow Dance Foundation. Her choreography has
been seen most recently at the Delaware Center for Contemporary Art as well as in Oregon, California, Pennsylvania, Minnesota, and New Jersey. She is grateful to be part of the collective TRANSForm, a collaborative group of dance artists invested in presenting work and creating opportunities to engage with dance communities across the country.
She holds a BA in Dance from Radford University and an MFA from the University of Oregon.