Bachelor of Fine Arts, North Carolina School Arts, 1987. Master of Arts, Graduate Faculty Political and Social Science, 2003.
Professional dancer Merce Cunningham Dance Company, New York City, 1987—1996, Wally Cardona Quartet, 1996—2000. Associate program/grants officer Surdna Foundation, Inc., since 2003. Founder, artistic director Daela, since 2005.
Academic advisor Graduate Faculty Political and Social Science, New York City, 2002—2003. Guest critic, since 1998. Dramaturge The Kitchen, New York City, 2002—2003.
Research assistant Parsons School Design, 2002—2003. Teaching artist, 1998—2003. Guest lecturer, since 1999.
Guest artist in residence, since 2000. Artist-in-residence Movement Research, New York City, 2005—2007. Creative resident Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival, Becket, Massachusetts, 2006, Becket, 08, White Oak Plantation, Yulee, Florida, 2007, The Silo, Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania, 2007.
Union rep, /advisory American Guild Musical Artist, New York City, 1993—1996. Member of Dancers Forum.
Married Roderick Stuart Murray, August 11, 2001.