Dance; Teaching Artist/Instructor; Writing
Tampa http://www.dancingwithgrace.com and http://www.IsDancingASin.com Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Business Line: 813.943.1117
PERSONAL STATS GRACE ALSO HAS REPLACEMENT DANCE INSTRUCTORS Grace A. Badillo Height: 5’ 7” Weight: 150 lbs. Eyes: Brown Hair: Black
OBJECTIVES & SELF Dance Educator, Author & Philanthropist. Using Dance For Good Throughout her Community and Nation. DWG is INTEGRITY and MODESTY in dance & promotes the use of people’s hobby for good in their communities. National Winner of the National Presidential Volunteer Service Award from The President of the United States in 2008.
DANCE EXPERIENCE TO SEE THE VAST LIST OF LOCATIONS AND EXPERIENCE, PLEASE GO TO THEIR NEWSLETTER ONLINE AT DANCINGWITHGRACE.COM Dance Lessons Throughout The Nation: (13+ years, Continuous) John Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD (1999-2009 ) Promenade Dance Sport Facility, Baltimore, MD (2003-2009) Royal Caribbean Cruise Dance Lessons Through Fun & Fitness Charter Group (2006-present)
ENTERTAINMENT GRACE HAS DONE HUNDREDS OF ENTERTAINMENT EVENTS, CORPORATE EVENTS AND HAS PHOTOS OF ALL OF THESE AT DANCINGWITHGRACE.COM TELEVISION/FILM/RADIO/DANCE CONGRESSES: – Co-Chair of the National Dance Day of Tampa, Florida 2012 – Produced Instructional Salsa DVD under Dancing with Grace Productions In Spanish and English for Beginner and Intermediates – Creative Director, New Jersey International Salsa Congress 2010, 2011, & 2012, Berks Salsa Fest in 2011; Mistress of Ceremonies of above. – Creative Director and MC of the Ms. Bella Pageant, Tampa Bay Golf & Country Club, Pasco Hernando Hispanic Chamber of Commerce – Produced dance in two Christmas Cantata opening acts in 2001 and 2003. – Appeared in numerous Studio 83 commercials in English and Spanish. Radio – Co-host on The Tom Marr Show, May 1999 – Voice-overs for Public Service Announcements in Spanish and English for over 5 years. Latin Orchestra Performances by La Predilecta feat. Grace Badillo: – 2000 United States Census Festivals – WJZTV-13 Morning Show Mother’s Day Performance – Library of Congress 1999 and many more performances. Freelance Model: Burdines, JC Penny Teen Board, 5-7-9, Sears, and various private businesses. Featured In: Baltimore City Paper (Dance Ad), Front Cover of Baltimore Magazine (Dancing Salsa), Annapolis Broadneck Publisher, posters, postcards, commercials. Beauty Pageant Experience: Trainer of the current Ms. Teen America (2012), MC and Chair of the Ms. Bella Pageant 2011, Judge for Ms. Florida, Ms. Teen Florida, Ms. Teen Orlando, Ms. Teen Tampa, 1989. Ms. Sunburst Pageant and many others: Numerous Trophies for Ms. Congeniality, 1st Place in Evening Wear, Ms. Photogenic, 1st Place in Talent Competition and Speech Competition.
DANCE TRAINERS/COACHES – Eddie Torres & J. Rosado, NY – Abel & Zulmara Torres, World Salsa Champions, 3 years, LA – Josie Neglia “The Queen of Salsa”, LA – Tito & Tamara, Puerto Rico – Luis & Joby Vazquez, LA – Jorge Santana, African Dances, Italy
REFERENCES AWARDS – Nissim Albaig: Johns Hopkins University Replacement Instructor: Also worked with him for over 5 years in dance in Baltimore. 11460 Cronridge Dr. #102 Owings, Mills, 21117 Email: Niss@salsa-now.net Contact: Nissim Albaig – The Promenade Dance Sport Facility: Dance Instruction: www.mddancesport.com: I worked at this location for over 8 years. 2605 Lord Baltimore Drive Baltimore, MD 21244 Phone: 410-277-0234 Contact: Cindy Sumida, Owner (Call after 4 p.m.) – Studio 83: Voice Overs, Commercials, Radio Ads, Dance Performances/Classes/Hosting. 7-M West Aylesbury Road Timonium, MD 21093 Phone: 410-560-0544 or 1-888-TV-SPOTS Contact: Ron Leverton, Owner Michael Green, Producer/Editor – Jim Seeley, Fun & Fitness http://www.fun-fitness.com/index.php : I did cruises with my students and taught his students as well. Phone: Contact: Jim Seeley: 703-655-4205 – 2011 Diamond Dancers International Award for Promoting Social Work and Good Deeds Through Dance – 2010 Baltimore Dance Leadership Award – 2010 Women of Salsa Award – National Presidential Volunteer Service Award from President George W. Bush 2008 for raising over 1,000,000 dollars for charity through dance and volunteering to help youth and the elderly through dance. – Dance for the Cure Award, 3 years in a row. – Local Competition First Place Awards.