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Curriculum Vitae

 

murrutia@wcupa.edu  www.mariaurrutia.com

West Chester University. 2012 hire.

 

Education

 

2009 - 2012          MFA in Interdisciplinary Studies, Goddard College

                                Portfolio: In Absence: a rumbera in diaspora

2001 – 2005         Master of Education in Dance, Ester Boyer College of Music and Dance,

                Temple University

Thesis Project: Journey of Three Women: from Cuban to the USA,

project includes choreographic compositions and written portfolio

1996- 2000           Bachelor of Fine Arts, Modern Dance, The University of The Arts School of Dance

 

University Teaching Experience

 

2015 - Present      Cuban Rumba: Cultural Identity, Assistant Professor, West Chester University

2013 – Present     Controversial Bodies: Visions of Beauty, Assistant Professor, West Chester University

2012 – 2015         Introduction to the Art of Dance, Assistant Professor, West Chester University

2015                       Ballet I, Assistant Professor, West Chester University

2015                       Festival Management, Assistant Professor, West Chester University

2013                       Pedagogy, Assistant Professor, West Chester University

2012                       Modern I, Assistant Professor, West Chester University

2012 – Present     Jazz I, Assistant Professor, West Chester University

2014. 2016           Jazz III, Assistant Professor, West Chester University

2014 - 2016          Jazz II, Assistant Professor, West Chester University

2011-2012            Expanded Field Lab, Adjunct Associate Professor, The University of the Arts

2010                       Interdisciplinary Arts Ensemble, Lecturer, The University of the Arts

2007 – 2010*       Dance History I & II, Lecturer, The University of the Arts

*(Due to curricular changes Dance History I & II will be offered again in the Fall of 2012. My rank changes to Adjunct Associate Professor)

2000 – 2002         Contemporary Modern and Jazz Techniques, Student Dance Organization,

University of Pennsylvania

 

International Teaching

2016                       Rumba Lecture and Movement performance and discussion, University of London Royal Holloway, London, England

2014                       Jazz Movement Workshop, Claremont Project, London, England

2010                       Improvisation and Composition, Liverpool Institute for the Performing  Arts, Liverpool, England

2009                       Cuban Rumba in Diaspora, Karen Connolly Compania De Danza, Santiago, Chile

2008                       Cuban Workshop: Salsa, Rumba in Diaspora, Tamagawa University, Tokyo, Japan

2008                       Cuban Workshop: Salsa, Rumba in Diaspora, Japanese Women’s College for Physical Education and Dance Program, Tokyo, Japan

 

Professional Peer Reviewed Presentations. International and National.

 

2015                       Paper or Plastic?, Knowledge Crossing Borders, West Chester, PA

2014                       Rumbera Re-Imagined, World Dance Alliance. Angers, France

2014                       La Puerta: The currency of Afro-Cuban work, Latino Communities Conference. West Chester University

2013                       Rumbera Re-Imagined II. Society of Dance History Scholars. Riverside, California

2013                       Performance in Migration, Latino/a Bridges Conference. West Chester, PA

2013                       In Absence: a Rumbera in Diaspora. Society of Dance History Scholars. Trondheim, Norway.

2012                       In Conversation: The City’s Landscape of Movement, Society of Dance History Scholars. Philadelphia, PA.

2010                       Theatrics of Sexual Exhibitionism in Cuban Rumba, Latin American Studies Association. Toronto, Canada

2010                       Cuban Rumba: Spectacle within solares, Society of Dance History Scholars Conference, London, England

2007                       Journey of Three Women, Master of Education Presentation, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA

2006                       Journey of Three Women: A Kinesthetic Exploration, International Arts in Society Conference, Edinburgh, Scotland

2005                       Cuban Slave Codes, Cabildos and the Preservation of Dance, International Congress on Research in Dance Conference, Montreal, Canada

2000                       DVAI – Connections, National Dance Education Organization Annual Conference. Salt Lake City, Utah

 

Invited Guest Lecturer and Workshop Facilitator

 

2012 – Present     Rumba and Salsa movement workshop, Tamagawa University

Japanese Cherry Blossom Tour in the USA

2013                       Rumba Spectacle Lecture and movement workshop, Davidson College

2010                       Rumba Dance and Architecture and movement workshop, Smith College

2010                       First Person Arts, One of twelve-invited guest whom presented migratory stories in relationship to art practice at the Philadelphia Museum of Art

2006                    Cuban Dance, Dance History, The University of the Arts,

2006                     Arts Administration, Business of Dance, The University of the Arts,

2005                     Cuban Dance, Dance History, The University of the Arts

2004                     Salsa Technique, Summer World of Dance, The University of the Arts

2003                    Modern Technique, Dance and Human Society, Temple University

2002                     Cuban Dance lecture Dance and Human Society, Temple University

2002                       Arts Administration, Business of Dance, The University of the Arts

2001                       Cuban Dance, Dance History, The University of the Arts

2001                       Salsa workshop, Latin American Studies Dept. Saint Josephs University

2001                       Salsa workshop, Dance and Human Society, Temple University

1999 - 2001          Dance History, Assistant to Faculty member, The University of the Arts

 

Administrative Experience

 

2014                       Co-Coordinator, American College Dance Conference, West Chester University

2012                       Committee member, Society of Dance History Scholars, Dance and the Social City Conference

2012                       Site Committee, Society of Dance History Scholars Conference Philadelphia, PA

2001 – 2012         Assistant to the Director, School of Dance at The University of the Arts

2001 – 2012         Production Associate, Winter and Spring Concerts at The Merriam Theater, School of Dance at The University of the Arts

2011 – 2012         Curator, Knowing Dance more…., The University of the Arts

2010                       Venice, Italy Tour Co-Coordinator, The University of the Arts

2010                       Liverpool, England Tour Co-Coordinator, The University of the Arts

2009                       Santiago, Chile Tour Coordinator, The University of the Arts

2008                       Tokyo, Japan Tour Coordinator, The University of the Arts

2007 – 2008         Chair, Working Group #9 Student Support Services, Middle States Accreditation Self Study Process, The University of the Arts

2006 – 2008         Festival Associate, 9th National High School Dance Festival at The University of the Arts

2006 – 2010         Coordinator, Pre-College Summer Program, The University of the Arts

2001 – 2008         Coordinator, Summer World of Dance, The University of the Arts

2005                       Co-Coordinator, Alumni Weekend at the University of the Arts School of Dance

2004                       Festival Associate, 7th National High School Dance Festival, University of the Arts

2003 – 2008         Entertainment and Special Event Coordinator, The Movement Lounge, a site-specific dance ensemble

 

 

 

West Chester University Committee Service.

 

2012- Present       Chair, Department of Theatre and Dance Season Committee

2013- Present       Chair, Department of Theatre and Dance Faculty Development Grant Committee

2014- Present       Committee Member, Latino/a Community Conference*

2015-2016            Committee Member, Knowledge Crossing Borders International Conference West 

                             Chester University

 

*named Co-Chair for Fall 2017 Conference

 

Choreographer and/or Performer

 

2016                       Triptych, Coral Gables Museum of Art, Miami, Florida

2015                       Mar (work in progress), Movement Research, NY, NY

2013                       La Rumbera. Miedzyarodowy Festiwal Tanca, Ladek, Poland

2012                       Archaeopteryx, P.O.D Mixed Drinks, Christ Church Neighborhood Theater, Philadelphia,  PA

2012                       In Absence, INdiscipline, Plainfield, Vermont

2011                       In Absence, topos, topios, Philadelphia Fringe Festival

2011                       Requiem for Doz, Collaborator with Michael Bolger and Mark O’Maley, Haybarn, Vermont

2011                       The Camera Betrays You, one of several choreographers commissioned for second half of project, West Chester University

2010                       The Observation of Shadow (woman part one), Philadelphia Fringe Festival

2010                       La.DI, Art Crawl, Plainfield, Vermont

2006                       3/3, The Rockies, The Philadelphia Fringe Cabaret

2005                       Journey of Three Women, The Drake Dance Theater

2005                       Sculptures in White, The National Constitution Center

2005                       Moving Tableaus of Degas, Philadelphia Museum of Art

2005                       Cocktails in Exile concert, The Drake Dance Theater

2005                       DarkLight, Conwell Dance Theater

2005                       Whiskey Bar, An Evening of Kurt Weill, World Café Live mainstage

2003 - 2005          Le Cabaret Melange, La’Etage, featured artist The Movement Lounge;

                             Drunken Uncle, Happy Housewive, Superheroes, Naughty Sprites, Little in the Middle, Rumpusa, Passing Notes, Dark Enchantment, Fighting Lassies, X-Mas with my Drunken Uncle, Chill the Ham, Politico Adagio, Siren Song, Whiskey Bar

2004                       Siren Song, Philadelphia Fringe Festival, South Street & Passuynk Ave

2004                       Clockwork Mazurka, Headhouse Square Summer Event, South Street & Passunyk Ave.

2003                       Ballet on the Bridge, Grounds for Sculpture

2003                       Comparsa, The Merriam Theater

2003                       Dance of the Dead, Day of the Dead, Headhouse Square

2003                       Interlocking, The Spirit Moves Concert, Coatsville Cultural Society

2001                       Japan, Camp Wilma, Summer Theater Production, Wilma Theater

2001                       Make Believe, Dutch Country Playhouse

2000                       West Africa, Camp Wilma, Summer Theater Production, Wilma Theater

 

 

Performer

2016                       Stamped, Stomped, Stumped, Reggie Wilson Fist and Heel – Re-Placeing Philadelphia, The Painted Bride, Philadelphia, PA

2016                       Supper; People on the Move, Cardell Dance Theater, La MaMa, NY, NY

2013 – 2015         Supper; People on the Move, Cardell Dance Theater, Swathmore College, Ice Box, and Georgian Court Philadelphia, PA

2014                       Double Vision, Cardell Dance Theater, Georgian Court University, New Jersey

2012                     Double Vision, Cardell Dance Theater, Christ Church Neighborhood Theater, Philadelphia, PA

2012                       Double Vision, Cardell Dance Theater, Arts Bank, Philadelphia, PA

2007                       Between the Pages, SCRAP Performance Group, Philadelphia Fringe Festival

2007                       Cie Herve-Gil, Philadelphia nEW Festival

2007                       A Night at the Monkey Bar, Bridget Foys Lounge

2006                       Two Sisters, Choreographer Silvana Cardell, The Rockies, The Fringe Cabaret,

2005                       Ciudad Evita, Fringe Festival Choreographer Silvana Cardell at Jim Thrope, PA

2003                       Small World choreographer Silvana Cardell Adjudicated Piece: The American College Dance Festival, University of Buffalo Buffalo, NY March 2003

2003                       Me & My Shit, Choreography Charles Anderson Philadelphia Fringe Festival Painted Bride Theater Philadelphia, PA September 2003

2003                       ONE, Choreographer Olive Prince Showcase Conwell Dance Theater

2002                       Small World, choreographer Silvana Cardell Conwell Dance Theater

1999                       Multiples Concert, Connections Dance Ensemble, Mercer Museum

1998                       From the Earth to the Moon, Leah Stein Ensemble, Arts Bank

 

Additional Mediums for performance and creation

 

2015                     Instagram & Facebook Featured Artist, Compositium Musicae Novae, Miami, Fl

2014                     Instagram Artist, BC Virtual Gallery, Burlington, VT                  

2012                     Sacred Life, Choreographer/Performer in collaboration with Victoria Zolnoski, San  

                            Carlos Dance Film Festival, San Carlos, Brazil                                 

2011                     La Puerta, Videographer, Editor and Performer, conceptual video work

2010                     Undercover Cartographers, Book Art, Creation of visual book project with consortium   

                             of artists known as Undercover Cartographers                                

2007                     Brownstien Group, Model, Children’s Hospital Advertisement for their Annual 

                             Fundraiser

2006                     Delicious Corsets, Model, Photo by Andrew Clark, Window Display Arts Bank on

                             Broad and South Streets in Philadelphia, PA

2002                     Puerto Rican Panorama with Dr. Diego Castellanos, Hispanic enrollment            

                             in Dance at  The University of  the Arts, interviewed with the President of The University                

                             of the Arts Miguel Angel Corzo

2001                     Performing Arts Mural, Model, Located at 12 and Mount Vernon, Philadelphia, PA

 

West Chester Choreography. University Dance Company and University Theatre

 

2012                     De-Construction of a Conga

2013                     La Rumbera

2013                     Cool Like DAT!

2013                     Little in the Middle

2014                     In Search of the Tropicana

2014                     Crossing an Abstract Landscape

2015                     MAR

2016                     The Conjuring

2016                     Never Give Up.

 

 

Grants and Awards (named as participant or received)

 

2015-2016            PEW Charitable Trusts, Re-PLACE-ing Philadelphia. Painted Bride Arts Center,     

                             Reggie Wilson performer

2014 - 2015          PEW Charitable Trusts, Cardell Dance Theater. Named performer

2014                     Dance Residency, Swarthmore College. Named performer

2013                     Dance Residency, Swarthmore College. Named performer

2013                     Dance Professional Grant, Georgian Court. Named performer

2010                     Travel Grant, Society of Dance History Scholars

2010                     Faculty Enrichment Grant, The University of the Arts 

2009                     NEA Grant for Forces of Rhythm choreographed by Louis Johnson. Named on grant as    

                             Historian, The University of the Arts

2004                     NEA Grant for Mambo Magic with Cuban Pete (Pedro Aguilera), Named on grant as   

                             Historian, The University of the Arts                                                                 

2001                     Merit Scholarship, Ester Boyer College of Music and Dance, Temple University

2000                     Outstanding Student Teacher, University of the Arts School of Dance

1996 – 2000         Promising Artist Award, University of the Arts

 

Grants (applied)

 

2012                   MI.gration. National Association of Latino Arts and Culture Project Grant

2012                   Dance Studies in/and the Humanities. Mellon Foundation, Brown University and    

                           Northwestern University Grant

2013                   CELT Grant, West Chester University

2016                   CELT Grant, West Chester University                                                

 

Publications.  Invited.

 

2016                     Moving Bodies: Speaking Bodies. Primary Sources, Re-PLACE-ing Philadelphia,     

                             website and publication

2005                     School of Dance 60th Anniversary, Curtain Call Uarts Performing Arts College 

                      Alumnus Newsletter

 

Professional Affiliations

 

2003 – Present     Society of Dance History Scholars

2011 – Present    National Associations of Latino Arts and Culture (NA

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