Elise . Beers
EARTHWORKS DANCE COMPANY
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Choreography by ELISE BEERS Aachix̂ Qaĝ̂aduug TINT2020
DANCE WORKS REEL: ELISE BEERS Aachix̂Qağaduug E.B.PROJECTS
Settled Sample Edit
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 (double major in FIlm)
January 2013 - June 2017
Studies focused in contemporary dance, choreography, and film; Accompanied with Ballet, Tap, Jazz, and Musical Theatre. Photography and Filmmaking.
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 Films and classes, Utah Dance film Festival, 24 Hour Dance Film Festival, Live Music/Dance Documenting
Directed, Produced, Filmed, and Edited: SETTLE, Like a tree, Falling On Love, The Richest of All of Us, and more...
Choreography — The Bridge Project, Sonder, Tint dance Fest, Full Tilt dance fest, converge, Seattle int. Dance fest, BYU and American College Dance Association
Choreographed: And Know This, Taangaax Dax, The Tired Bones of Life, Just Laugh, and more...
EXPERIENCE & WORK
EL SUEÑO, The Bridge Project2022, Seattle international dance festival, Wasatch Contemporary Dance Company, Forthun+Rome Dance Theatre, Tint Dance Fest. Common Forms dancer- Seattle dance fest, Choreographer, Dance Engine, The bridge project: Velocity, Strictly Seattle, Ellensburg Dance Collective, Converge Dance festival: Seattle, BYU Hip Hop team, Fringe Festival: Edinburgh Scotland —Dancer or choreographer
August 2013 - Now, BYU Utah, Provo, Seattle, Scotland.
Orangetheory Coach and personal trainer
January 2019- now
Haa Jooni Productions- Editor and Cinematographer
June 1st 2018-Now, Anchorage Alaska
February 6th 2017 - April 29th 2017, Salt Lake City Utah
DancEnsemble—Dancer and Choreographer
January 2013 - March 2017, BYU Provo Utah
Work: Restaurant Social Media Photographer and Coordinator-current job, Assistant Teacher Discovery Village, Allen’s Camera Shop 2017-2018, First Alaskan’s Internship June 2018-August 2018, 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”
SKILLS & CERTIFICATIONS
Certifications: ACE Personal Trainer and Orangetheory coach
Leader: BYU Student Contemporary Dance Representative 2015-2016.
FIlm: Cinematography and Editing.
Comedy: BYU Comedy Writer and professional improver/pro Comedy Sportz Improv Player.
Teaching: Dance, English, and American Sign Language.
Acting and Singing: Musicals, plays, and choirs.
Language: American Sign Language
Elise Beers Aachix̂ Qağaduug is a Seattle based Choreogrpaher, Filmmaker, Photographer, and Dancer with Earthworks Dance and ebprojects. In addition to performing professional improv comedy, she is a photographer for Gertie and The Giant Octopus’ social media. Submitting Mt Tahoma/Rainier was fundamental in her earth connection movement. Elise Beers Aachix̂ Qağaduug currently has a Bachelors of Fine Arts in Dance Performance Choreography and Filmmaking from Brigham Young University.
While achieving her degree, she studied kinesiology, physiology, and anatomy. Elise Beers Aachix̂ Qağaduug holds a Personal Training Certification through the the American Council on Exercise and is currently coaching locally.
Additionally, Elise Beers Aachix̂ Qağaduug worked for a practiced native healer that helped inspire her passion for physical and mental health. Elise’s drive for dance is fueled by nature and her passion for lifelong full-body wellness. As an Aleut woman, she hopes to express modern native art created in the now.
ABOUT EARTHWORKS DANCE COMPANY
EarthWorks Dance Company is a nomadic dance company focused on earth healing and land acknowledgment.
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