Monica Saba

Senior Lecturer I - Arts And Humanities
monica.saba@utdallas.edu
972-883-2083
JO5304

Professional Preparation

MFA - Dance
University of Wisconsin/Milwaukee - 2008
B.A. - Dance Magna cum Laude
Southern Methodist University - Dallas - 1982
Associate of Arts and Science
Brookhaven College - Farmers Branch - 1979

Additional Information

CHOREOGRAPHY
  • 2007 "Dreaming Of..." Collin County Ballet Theatre - Eisemann Center - Richardson, TX
  • 2006 "Core Fire" Adjudicated and invited for performance - Southwestern Regional Dance American Festival- Houston,TX
  • 2006 "The Way Things Happen" & ''No Closure" Dallas Dance at the Nasher - Dallas, TX
  • 2004 "Challenge ofHope" and "Don't Let Go" Adjudicated and invited to be performed at the Dallas Dance Festival
  • 2003 "Don't Let Go" Adjudicated and invited to be performed at the Dallas Morning News Dance Festival
  • 2003 "Wings on Wind" Collin County Ballet Theatre, Plano, Texas. Resident Choreographer
  • 2002 "Entangled Flow" Choreography for Dance Ensemble at Henderson State University, AIbdeIphia, Arkansas
  • 2002 "Concerto Esprif' Adjudicated and invited to be performed at the Dallas Morning News Dance Festival
  • 2001 "Universal Justice" Adjudicated and invited to be performed at the Dallas Morning News Dance Festival
  • 2001 "The Odyssey" Choreography for Plano Repertory Theatre
  • 2000 "Crossing Over" Adjudicated and invited to be performed in the Dallas Morning News Dance Festival
  • 1998 "Growing Flirts" Arkansas Ballet - Little Rock. AK.
  • 1998 "Crossing Over" Dancers Unlimited - Dallas, TX.
  • 1998 Southwestern Regional Dance America, World ofBallet Festival- Little Rock. AK.
  • 1997-99 Really Big Show - Industrial, Corporate Parties, and Award Ceremonies Entertainment Band
  • 1997 SabaDancers - Dallas Morning News Dance Festival
  • 1996 "Wings on Wind" Arkansas Ballet - Little Rock, AK.
  • 1995-96 "Amahl and the Night Visitors" Deep Ellum Opera Theatre - Dallas, TX.
  • 1993 Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dream Coat-Garland Civic Theatre-Garland, TX.
HONORS AND SCHOLARSHIPS
  • 2007 Fine Arts Nominee for "Excellence in Teaching for Adjunct Faculty" - Brookhaven College Farmers Branch, TX
  • 2000 Outstanding Teaching Award - University of Texas at Dalla
  • 1990 Excellence in Teaching for Adjunct Faculty - Brookhaven College - Farmers Branch, TX.
  • 1982 Magna cum Laude, Southern Methodist University - Dallas, TX.
  • 1982 Outstanding Senior ofDance Department, Southern Methodist University
  • 1982 The Meadows Scholarship Award, Southern Methodist University
  • 1981-82 Dance Merit Scholarship, Southern Methodist University
  • 1980 Junior College Honors Award, Southern Methodist University
  • 1979 Dye Foundation Scholarship, Brookhaven Community College
  • 1974-75 Harkness Foundation Scholarship, Southern Methodist University
TRAINING
  • Robert Battle; Modern Choreographer Series - Steps on Broadway - New York, New York
  • David Parsons Workshop; Peridance Center - New York. New York
  • Max Stone; Dance Space Center - New York, New York
  • Jana Hicks; Dance Space Center - New York, New York
  • Bertram Ross; Summer Workshop - Southern Methodist University - Dallas, TX.
  • Martha Graham Dance Company - Residency - Southern Methodist University - Dallas, TX.
  • Nikita Talin; Southern Methodist University - Dallas, TX.