Elise . Beers
Cinematographer, Editor, Photographer, & Choreographer.
MASTER CLASSES AND WORKSHOPS!
I teach dance, choreography, and multimedia through a series of classes tailored to the students.
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TINT DANCE FESTIVAL
4th of July
Fields of Cotton
Sailing Trip PNW
love in a tree
love in blue
Elise Marie Beers
BFA in Dance with a focus on choreography and performing and studies in Film with a focus on cinematography and editing.
Brigham Young University, Provo Utah — Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance (Former double major in FIlm)
January 2013 - June 2017
Studies focused in contemporary dance, choreography, and film; Accompanied with Ballet, Tap, Jazz, and Musical Theatre.
Tacoma Community College, Tacoma Washington — Associates in Arts and Science
August 2009 - April 2011
Studies focused in psychology and music theory; Accompanied with Choir and visual art.
Dance Films — BYU capstones and classes, Utah Dance film Festival, 24 Hour Dance Film Festival
Directed, Produced, Filmed, and Edited: SETTLE, Like a tree, Falling On Love, The Richest of All of Us, and more...
Choreography — BYU and American College Dance Association
Choreographed: And Know This, Taangaax Dax, The Tired Bones of Life, Just Laugh, and more...
EXPERIENCE & WORK -
Haa Jooni Productions- Editor and Cinematographer
June 1st 2018-Now, Anchorage Alaska
Work - Camera Associate at Allan's Camera
WASATCH CONTEMPORARY DANCE COMPANY II— Dancer
AUGUST 2017 - DECEMBER 2017, Salt Lake City Utah
SONDER — Dancer
February 6th 2017 - April 29th 2017, Salt Lake City Utah
Dance Engine — Dancer
August 2014 - April 2017, BYU Provo Utah and Fringe Festival Edinburgh Scotland
DancEnsemble — Dancer and Choreographer
January 2013 - March 2017, BYU Provo Utah
Work:Allen’s Camera Shop 2017-Now, ASL BYU TA 2015-2016, Disney World 2011-2012, Lithuania International Language Program-English Teacher 2012
Most promising Choreographer Award and Scholarship Awarded two consecutive years 2015-2017
Utah Dance Film Festival Awarded film, SETTLE, 3rd place 2017 and featured other films 2015-2017
Andrew Gronholdt Arts Scholarship Native American Aleut Foundation Full Ride Scholarship Awarded 2013-2017
Film and Dance Scholarships Awarded 2013-2017
American College Dance Association Featured in main Gala, 2015 dancer “Sead” and 2016 dancer and choreographer “And Know This”
Leader: BYU Student Contemporary Dance Representative 2015-2016.
FIlm: Cinematography and Editing.
Comedy: BYU Comedy Writer and Comedy Sportz Improv Player.
Teaching: Dance, English, and American Sign Language.
Acting and Singing: Musicals, plays, and choirs.
Language: American Sign Language
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