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choreographer , dancer

Nicole Leigh Wesley, American dancer, choreographer. Achievements include research in Laban Movement analysis within a writing curriculum to encourage a greater understanding of authorship through kinesthetic intellegence and learning at Spelman College. Recipient Outstanding Dancer award, Texas Woman's University, 2001-2002, Outstanding Teaching award, 2002-2003, certified Artistic Merit, 2003; grantee, Spelman College, 2004.

Background

Wesley, Nicole Leigh was born on February 26, 1971 in Lake Charles, Louisiana, United States.

Education

Bachelor of Fine Arts, University Texas, Austin, 1994. Master of Fine Arts, Texas Woman's University, Denton, 2003.

Career

Assistant professor dance Spelman College, Atlanta, since 2004. Guest artist/guest lecturer Zoetic Dance Ensemble, Atlanta, since 2006. Adjunct professor dance Texas State University, San Marcos, Texas, 2003—2004.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research in Laban Movement analysis within a writing curriculum to encourage a greater understanding of authorship through kinesthetic intellegence and learning at Spelman College.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Rehearsal director (choreographic work) Approximations (National College Dance Fesitval, 2006), (dance) Marionette and Her Five Strings (American College Dance Festival/South Central, 2006), Exodus and the Blues (Modern Atlanta Dance Festival, 2005).

Membership

Animal rights activist American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, Georgia, 2004—2006. Donor Aids Services Austin, Austin, 1994—2004. Member of Phi Kappa Phi (Honor Society Membership 2003).

Connections

Daughter of Cynthia Wesley Reynolds and John Douglas Wesley, Terri Wesley (Stepmother). Married Dustin Earl Downs, December 20, 2006.

father:
Cynthia Wesley Reynolds

mother:
John Douglas Wesley

spouse:
Dustin Earl Downs