Work Experience

Professional Performing and Teaching Artist with 4 years of experience in cultural arts programming, community organizing, and event planning. 3 years of experience as a language interpreter and language justice advocate for major human rights nonprofit organizations in the Bay Area. Two times grantee of the "Artists in Communities" grants from San Francisco Arts Commission and California Arts Council. Exceedingly motivated and passionate artist with a desire to fight for social and environmental justice. A Bachelor’s of Arts graduate with a degree in Anthropology and Animal Behavior, primary focus on community organizing and performance arts.

Teaching Artist

Performing Arts Workshop                            |   San Francisco, CA 

Teaching artist in Creative Dance                    |   September 2017 - present

www.performingartsworkshop.org

Bilingual Birdies                                             |   San Francisco, California

Spanish teacher                                              |   April 2016 - present

www.bilingualbirdies.com

Jiridon Drum and Dance                                |   Indiana and California

Teaching artist in African Dance                     |   January 2010 - present

www.jiridon.com

Private Dance Lessons                                   |   San Francisco, CA 

Salsa, Bachata, Merengue, Creative Dance   |   September 2017 - present

 www.thumbtack.com/profile/services/L:ri7ZIgD3l8iw/

Loco Bloco                                                    |   San Francisco, CA 

Dance Lead Assistant for Carnaval SF 2018   |   March 2018 - May 2018

www.locobloco.org                                        |   Project based contract 

Language Justice

Translation and Interpretation Services

Dolores Street Community Services               |   San Francisco, CA

www.dscs.org                                                  |   415-282-6209

Faith in Action                                                 |   San Francisco, CA

www.faithinaction.org                                     |   650-592-9181

Causa Justa Just Cause                                  |   California

www.cjjc.org                                                   I  415-87-9203

National Alliance for Domestic Workers         |   California

www.domesticworkers.org

Chinatown Community Development Center  |   California

www.chinatowncdc.org

National Day Laborer Organizing Network    |   California

www.ndlon.org

Community Organizing

Day Labor Program & Women's Collective   |   San Francisco, CA 

Leadership Empowerment Coordinator        |   415-252-5375

www.sfdaylabor.org

www.lacolectivasf.org

Dance Collaborations

Piñata Dance Collective                    |   Contemporary Modern   |   2017-present 

http://www.llizboubion.org

Dancing Earth                                   |   Contemporary Modern   |   2016-present 

http://www.dancingearth.org

Cherie Hill Irie Dance                       |   Afro-modern and Improv  |   2015-present  

http://www.iriedance.com 

Duniya Dance and Drum Company   |   Traditional African Dance  |   2015-present

http://www.duniyadance.com

Jiridon Drum and Dance                 |  Various projects   |  2011-present

http://www.jiridon.com

Rosy Simas                                       |  Skins (on) Skins ​ |   2017  

http://www.rosysimas.com

African American Dance Company  |  Various projects  |  2015

http://indiana.edu/~aaai/index.shtml

 AWARDS & TRAININGS  

 

LUNA DANCE INSTITUTE    |   Summer Institute  I  July 2019   

http://lunadanceinstitute.org

FRANCISCO OFFICE OF CIVIC ENGAGEMENTS AND IMMIGRANT AFFAIRS | 

40 hrs Community Interpretation Training  I  June 2019

https://sf.gov/departments/city-administrator/office-civic-engagement-and-immigrant-affairs

NEW YORK FOUNDATION FOR THE ARTS    |   Immigrant Artist Mentoring Program

April 2019  

https://www.nyfa.org/Content/Show/Immigrant-Artist-Program-(IAP)

NALAC National Association of Latino Arts and Cultures   |   NFA  Grantee 2018-2019  

http://www.nalac.org

CALIFORNIA ARTS COUNCIL    |   Artist in Communities Grant 2018-2019  

http://arts.ca.gov/programs/ac.php

SAN FRANCISCO ARTS COMISSION    |   Artist in Communities Grant 2018-2019  

https://www.sfartscommission.org/grants

MIDWEST ACADEMY   |   Organizing for Organizers   |   2017

www.midwestacademy.com/training

 SPECIAL SKILLS 

  *  Group facilitation  *  Coaching  *  Holistic healing  *  Organic Nutrition  *  Costume design  *  Jewelry making    * Basic Permaculture Design 

 FULL RESUME 

photo: yasin abdel-hamid

© 2017 by Andreina Maldonado