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									Melissa Carpenter


                                            SUMMARY

      Over 13 years of experience in ballet
      2 years of art drawing and design experience
      National awards for achievement in ballet
      International awards for achievement in ballet

                                 EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

Perkins School for the Deaf and Blind, Watertown, MA                                                 1994
Volunteer Work with Painting, Fixing Toys, Paperwork

Jordan Marsh Company, Boston, MA                                                                     1992
Window Decorator (Christmas Temporary Work)

Corps de Ballet, San Francisco, CA                                                           1988-1992
Member
      Performed Corps parts in productions of San Francisco Ballet Company
      Performed group ballet at International Deaf Arts Festival, Pas de Deux, Stuttgart, Germany

San Francisco Ballet Company, San Francisco, CA                                              1987-1988
Apprentice
      Performed ballet rehearsals
      Learned advanced ballet techniques

Pennsylvania Ballet Company, Philadelphia, PA                                                1986-1987
Apprentice
      Performed Corps parts in productions of the Pennsylvania Ballet Company and PA-Milwaukee
       Ballet Company

Pennsylvania School of Ballet, Philadelphia, PA                                              1984-1986
Scholarship Student in ballet

New York Summer School of Dance, Saratoga, NY                                                1985-1986
Scholarship Student in ballet

International Summer School, Boston, MA                                                      1982-1984
Scholarship Student in ballet

Boston Ballet Company, Boston, MA                                                            1977-1984
Scholarship Student/Student
      Performed Twentieth Century GALA at Boston Ballet Company
      Performed Corps parts in Boston Ballet’s annual “Nutcracker”
      Performed Solo Dance and acting in annual high school musical productions

MJT School of Dance, Boston, MA                                                              1976-1977
Student in ballet
Melissa Carpenter


                                         PUBLICITY

“New Woman” Woman of Substance, “On Her Toes”                                  Summer 1991
“Today Show” NBC, Segment on Melissa Carpenter                                  Spring 1991
“Dance Magazine” Article: S.F. Ballet’s Extraordinary Melissa Carpenter         Winter 1990
“Taxi Magazine” Article: “Breaking the Sound Barrier”                           Winter 1990
“Focus: Melissa Carpenter”, Boston Cable TV Channel 4                           Spring 1985

                                          AWARDS

Princess Grace Statuette Award for Dance, Princess Grace Foundation, New York       1989
National Theatre of the Deaf, Theatrical study scholarships                   1984, 1987
Nancy Davis Reagan Award for Apprenticeship in Dance, Princess Grace Foundation     1987
New York State Certificate of Commendation for Meritorious Achievement              1986
Dance, Art, Theatre, Poetry, Human Relations, Willow Hill School, Sudbury, MA 1980-1984

                                        EDUCATION

San Francisco City College, San Francisco, CA                                    1992-1993
Student in Illustration, Intermediate Drawing, Three-dimensional Art

National Theatre of the Deaf, Hartford, CT                                            1987
Student in Theatrical study

Moore College of Art, Philadelphia, PA                                                1985
Student in Basic Drawing

National Theatre of the Deaf, Hartford, CT                                            1984
Student in Theatrical study

Willow Hill High School, Sudbury, MA                                             1980-1984
High School Diploma

                       PROFESSIONAL RECOMMENDATIONS

Helgi Tomasson, Director of San Francisco Ballet Company, San Francisco, CA
Jackie Cronsberg, Director, Ballet Workshop, Sudbury, MA
Dr. Barbara McLetchie, Directory of D.B. Program, Boston College, Newton, MA

								
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