Artist CV

Education

2014-2018 MA – Film, Art, & Literature, School of Arts & Humanities, University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson, TX

2014-2015 Film Certificate – Producing & Writing, Tisch School of the Arts, New York University, New York, NY

BA – Theater, Vocal Performance, & Dance, School of the Arts, Montclair State University, Montclair, NJ

Studied Music and Theater, School of Music, University of North Texas, Denton, TX

Teaching Experience

2021 – present Director of Theatre and Film, W.T. White High School, Dallas TX

2020 Adjunct Performing Arts Professor, El Centro College, Dallas, TX – Courses: Introduction to Theater

2015-2021 Humanities Director, Brighter Horizons Academy, Garland, TX – Courses: Performing Arts, Debate, & Journalism

2003-2016 Teaching Artist, Junior Players, Dallas, TX – Courses: Performing Arts (drama, dance, music), Writing & Art

2004-2006 Theater Instructor, Berry Middle School, Mesquite, TX

1999-2003 Teaching Artist, Playwright’s Theater of New Jersey – Courses: Performing Arts, Writing & Art

Research Assistant

2018 RA, Univeristy of Texas, Dallas campus, Arts & Technology Dept., STEM to STEAM, Dallas, TX

Producer/Art Director/Curation/Production Manager 

2021 Director, Kitchen Dog Theatre & Junior Players, Pupfest, Dallas TX

2020 Director, Imprint Theatre Works, Playwright Festival, Dallas, TX

2020 Director, Kitchen Dog Theatre & Junior Players, Pupfest, Dallas, TX

2019 Director/Producer – “The 146 Point Flame”, Artstillery

2019 Director/Producer – TAPPS One Act Play – 2nd place regional 

2019 Director/Producer – “EarthX Film”, EarthX earth day festival, Dallas, TX (Top 3 schools for most submitted and film finalist)

2018 Director, Kitchen Dog Theatre & Junior Players, Pupfest, Dallas, TX

2018 Director, “The Person”, The Dallas Museum of Art, Horchow Auditorium, Dallas, TX

2017 Director/Producer – TAPPS One Act Play – 2nd place regional and 5th in state

2017 Director, Kitchen Dog Theatre & Junior Players, Pupfest, Dallas, TX

2017 Production Manager, CAAM – Center for Asian American Media, Dallas, TX

2016 Executive Producer/Art Director – “Apollo’s Flight”, The Latino Cultural Center, Dallas, TX

2016 Asst. Curator – “50th Anniversary Show with Tauma Wiggins”, The Dallas Heritage, Dallas, TX

2016 Asst. Curator -“Birds & Brew with Tauma Wiggins”, Trinity River Audubon Center, Dallas, TX

2015 Producer/Stage MGR – “RIFF”, Rhythm in Fusion Festival, The Majestic Theatre, Dallas, TX

2015 Producer/Stage MGR – “Classically Jazzed”, The Eiseman Center, Irving, TX

2014 Executive Producer – “Man as Machine” DFA, Dallas Fashion & Art, 333 First Ave, Dallas, TX

2010 Executive Producer – “Repurpose, Reuse, Recycle” DFA, Dallas Fashion & Art, 4 Dog Studio, Dallas, TX

2008 Executive Producer – DFA, Dallas Fashion & Art, The Old Union Depot Hotel, Dallas, TX

Professional Development

2022 UIL in the State of Texas, Hamilton & Hadestown the Musical lesson planning in the classroom

2017 – 2021 International Baccalaureate training primary and secondary implementation

2016 Region 10: Love and Logic: Perfecting your skills in classroom management

2015 Unlocking Islamic and Geometric Art Design, University of Texas, Dallas

Publications

2021 Director, Kristin Colaneri: Celebration, Advocacy and the Power of Performing

2020 Artist, Global-Mindedness is the Key to Everything for Kristin Colaneri

2020 Best Performance Artist of the Year, The Dallas Observer

2019 Costume Designer, Theater Jones: Wild Thing

2018 Artist, Voyage Dallas: Meet Kristin Colaneri

2018 Actor, Theater Jones: Monumental Year

2018 Art Direction & M/H, Luxiere Magazine: Stella Thomas, Emperor of Design

2018 Art Direction & M/H, Elegant Magazine: Pop-ular, Her 15 Minutes of Fame

2017 Actor, Dallas Morning News: An Updated Texas ‘Quixote’ from Shakespeare Dallas tilts at windmills and wins

2017 Writer, EnVie Magazine: Go Out in Style 

2017 Writer, EnVie Magazine: Lost in Paradise

2017 Writer, EnVie Magazine: The Basic Instinct Track

2016 Writer, EnVie Magazine: A Seductive Mirage

2016 Writer, EnVie Magazine: The Fashion Mythopoeia

2016 Writer, EnVie Magazine: She Became a Warhol

2016 Writer, EnVie Magazine: The Sunken Castle

2015 Writer, EnVie Magazine: LA Conversation

2015 Writer, EnVie Magazine:  My Town New York

2015 Writer, EnVie Magazine:  Sun Seeker

2015 Art Direction, HUFF Magazine: Apollo’s Flight

2014 Writer, EnVie Magazine: Mystic Autumn

2014 M/H & Wardrobe, Ellements Magazine: Haute Heist

2014 Art Direction, HUFF Magazine: Synthwave, A Modern Bonnie & Clyde

2014 Exec. Producer, Svelto-Magazine-Dallas: Man as Machine 2013 M/H, Visual Artistry: Fight Club

2013 M/H, Blissful Dish: Blythe Beck, The proof is in the PUDDING 2013 M/H, Ellements Magazine: Pale Perfection

2012 M/H & Wardrobe, Westside Magazine: the Real Housewives of Collin County

2012 M/H, Elegant Magazine: Crossover

2011 M/H, PAYTECH: Big D x 3

2010 Art Direction, EnVie Magazine: A Walk Through Fashion

2008 M/H, D Magazine CEO: Best of D – Realtors

Awards/Grants

2021 Sustainability Award, Earth X Film, Dallas, TX

2020 Impact Award and 2nd place, Most submitted films, EarthX Film Festival, Dallas, TX

2016 Cultural Projects Special Support Program Grant, City of Dallas Office of Cultural Affairs, Dallas, TX

Performance/ Performance Art/ Costume Design (for further scroll down to PERFORMANCE)

2020 Performance Artist, “The Black & White Narrative: Healing & Quiet Resistance”, City Hall, Dallas, TX

2020 Writer/Actor/Producer, “THAT”, VIBE Productions, Dallas, TX

2020 Wardrobe/Hair/Makeup, “The Monster in his Labyrinth”, Teatro Dallas, TX

2019 Actor, “The Wild Party”, Bishop Arts Theater Center, Dallas, TX

2019 Costume/Prop Designer, “Tlali”, Teatro Dallas, Regional tour, DFW

2019 Costume Designer, Duck, Benjamin G. Johnson, Austin, TX

2019 Key Makeup/Hair Designer, Walking Point, Black 17 Productions, Fredericksburg, TX

2019 Costume Designer, Fur, Teatro Dallas, Latino Cultural Center, Dallas, TX

2018 Actor, 1968, Teatro Dallas, Latino Cultural Center, Dallas, TX

2017 Actor, Quixote, Shakespeare Dallas, Samuel Grand Theatre, Dallas, TX

2013 Performance Artist, Cindy Sherman – 25th Anniversary, Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, TX

Fashion Shows

2022 Director, Discover Runway Dreams: Reflections, Junior Players, Dallas TX

2021 Director, Discover Runway Dreams: From the Chrysalis, Junior Players/The Trammel Crow Center

2014 M/H, Milan Fashion Week: Iceberg, No 21, Just Cavalli

2013 M/H, Milan Fashion Week: Roberto Cavalli, Pucci, Ferragamo, Etro

2012 M/H, New York Fashion Week: Tommy Hilfiger, Alexander Wang, Altuzarra, Wayne

2010 M/H, New York Fashion Week: Adrienne Vittadini, Odd Molly

2009 M/H, Milan Fashion Week: Etro, Angelo Marani, Iceberg, D- Squared

2008 M/H, New York Fashion Week: Tony Cohen, Rebecca Taylor, Badgley Mischka

Solo Exhibitions

2018 “Transformative Identity: The Projected Personae”, 500X Gallery, Dallas, TX 

Group Exhibitions

2019 “Vignette”, Women’s Museum at Fair Park – Curator: Leslie Moody Castro

2019 “Down for the Count”, Bishop Arts Theatre Center – Curator: Adam Adolfo

2018 “Artscape”, The Dallas Arboretum – Curator: Lorraine Tady

2017 “Chaos”, Ro2 Gallery, Dallas, TX   – Curator: Jordon Roth

**M/H – Makeup & Hair

PERFORMANCE WORK

Theatre – Professional
The Dallas Children’s Theater – Island of the Skog – Understudy

The Blue Man Group – Tubes – Casting

The NJ Shakespeare Festival
Danny & the Deep Blue Sea – Roberta
Fugue in a Nursery – Laurel
Lady of the Sea-Hilda
Midsummer Night’s Dream – Puck
Henry VI – Margaret

The Brundage Park Playhouse
Barefoot in the Park – Corrie
Jekyll & Hyde – Lucy

Playwrights Theater of NJ – Playwriting Festival Ensemble

The New York Comedy Club – Absolutely Anything – Susan the Director

Second City of Chicago – Sketchfest – Ensemble Actor

Our Endeavors Theater Collective – Dainty Shapes & Hairy Apes – Nina

Mild Dementia – Sketch Comedy Troupe – Ensemble Member

Uptown Players – The Wild Party – Mae

ICT Mainstage – Death/Take 1 – Semirimis

Unity Players – Spoon River Anthology – 16 different Characters

Richardson Theatre
The Odd Couple – Sylvie
Noises Off – Belinda

Dallas Hub Theatre – TraumNovela – Sol

Shakespeare Dallas – Don Quixote – Maritones and Ensemble

Teatro Dallas – 1968 – Alba

Bishop Arts Theatre Center – The Wild Party – Queenie

Imprint Theatreworks – The Pussy Riot – Anna/Russian Professor

Film

Tropic Pictures, The Dark Sisters – Thief

VIBE Productions, That – Therapist

Reality Productions, Deception – Reporter

UTA Student Film, In the Delivery – Trish

Neon Volcano Productions, The Magic Sofa – Russian Woman

UCLA Student Film, The Effects of Tragedy – Mrs. Granger

Theatre – College
University of North Texas
Women of Manhattan – Rhonda Louise
Beyond Therapy – Prudence

Montclair State University
The Dining Room – Carolyn
Richard Cory – Mrs. Baker
Museum – Carol & Zoe
Steel Magnolia’s – Shelby
View From a Bridge – Catherine
The Merchant of Venice – Portia
Brighten Beach Memoirs – Blanche

Teaching Artist
Playwright’s Theater of NJ
Dallas Children’s Theater
Junior Players
Casa Manana
C.A.T.S.
Big Thought

Credits for Excellence
First Class Teacher Award
First Place UIL Winner

Training
BA in Theater: Montclair State University (May 1999)
Acting: Jean Everton (Meisner Training), Roselee Blooston, Lewis Magruder (NJSF), David Goodwin
Improv: Second City, Chicago, IL (Fall & Spring 2001-2002)
Voice: Mark Mullino, Louise Lurch, Joan Wall, & Karen Foster
Dance: AFAA Cert. Aerobic dance/hip hop, Steps, Broadway Dance
Movement: David Neumann (NJSF), gymnastics (10 years training) Sara Romersberger, Gregory Lush, Anastasia Munoz
Workshops: Stage Combat (Rick Sordelet) Clowning (Malcolm Tulip)

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