Dorothea A. Ulrich
Rhode Island School of Design (RISD), Providence, RI
Bachelor of Fine Arts, Painting/Sculpture 2008-present, High Honors
École Nationale de Cirque, Montréal, Canada
Summer Training Program, Aerials, Contortion 2007
Computer: Macintosh and PC. Proficient with Final Cut Pro, After Effects, Compressor, Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, and Microsoft Word. Able to learn programs quickly and adapt them to company/studio needs.
2D: Printmaking – Intaglio, lithography, silkscreen, monoprints, and chine-collé. Photography – Dark room and digital prints. Drawing – Rendering realistic or fantastic drawings from life or photographs in charcoal, graphite, caran d’ache, pen and ink, Prismacolor markers. Painting – Rendering still lifes, the human figure, portraits, and landscapes in acrylic, oil, gouache, and watercolor.
3D: Wood – Detailed carvings, joinery, carpentry on a larger scale. Metal – fabricating, welding, casting, basic blacksmithing; Model making; Set design. Skilled in use of wood and metal hand/shop tools.
Organizational: Well organized, proficient in researching and managing assignments in both concept and execution. Excellent client communication and office skills: analytical, adaptive, networker, grant/report writing, problem solver, and interpersonal skills.
Language: Conversant in Italian, French, and Spanish
Performing: Passion for the performing arts. Performed professionally as a dancer, actress, singer, and an aerialist in the circus. Toured with professional circus troupe.
Artists' Exchange, Cranston, RI
Intern: 2009; Designed, directed, and installed a collaborative wall installation that all summer camp kids worked on throughout the summer, and which was shown at the FOOS Festival; taught summer art camp throughout the summer
RISD Resident Assistant, Providence, RI
RA: 2009-present; School leader, organize educational and social events, active and passive programming
Big Aerial Show, Du Quoin, Illinois; Minot, North Dakota; Caledonia, Vermont http://bigaerialshow.com/
Head Aerialist: 2007-2008; Trapeze, Lyra, Fabric; worked collaboratively, group leader, traveled in an intense, performing environment
Van Lodostov Family Circus Camp, Norwich, VT
Instructor/Coach: 2007-2008; Coached basic to advanced aerials, contortion, acrobatics, hula-hoops; ages 6-17; arranged and choreographed show
Artists’ Exchange, Cranston, RI, September 2010-October 2010
Brown University Creative Arts Center, Providence, RI, March 2011-April 2011
Brown Aerial, Aerial Group at Brown University – co-founder, 2011-2012
RISDPerform, Performance Art Group at RISD – founder/president, 2010-2011
New Works/World Traditions, Semi-Professional Brown Performing Arts Troupe, 2010
Falling Whistles, Non-profit organization – co-founder of group at RISD, 2010-2011
Mezcla, Brown Latin Dance Troupe, 2008-2010