University Career Center

Modern Lab: Dee Tomasetta

Dee Tomasetta received her Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance at the University of Michigan. She most recently was seen in the First National Tour of Finding Neverland playing the role of Peter Pan and Ensemble. Dee Tomasetta is also the Associate Choreographer of the Broadway National Tour. Dee was featured on So You Think You Can Dance as a Top 15 female finalist in Season 10 where she met choreographer Mia Michaels. She worked asan assistant choreographer on numerous projects with Ms. Michaels including So You Think You Can Dance, the Joffrey Ballet, and Mia Michaels LIVE.

Dee has been seen dancing for Disney’s Freaky Friday Movie Musical, NBC Upfronts for Telemundo, REEBOK, New York Fashion Week, AUDI Global Launch Events in Shanghai, China, Musical Artist DUMBLONDE, Aubrey O’day and Shannon Bex, Gillette Venus commercials, and most recently performed an original work choreographed by Mia Michaels at the Geffen Playhouse Los Angeles honoring Lin Manuel Miranda and Dick Van Dyke. In addition to dancing, Dee has modeled for MAC Cosmetics, Capezio Dancewear, Edgy Dancewear, and Hasbro Products USA.

Each Modern Lab session features a different guest artist teaching a master class and sections from theirrepertory. This panorama of the contemporary dance field is presented to broaden the students’ awareness of potential career possibilities. Each guest artist conducts a 30-minute technique class/warm-up and then teachesrepertory that is performed by the class. In the final 15 minutes, faculty coordinator Bill De Young conducts a Q & A with each artist, discussing their career; their recommendations for transitioning from student to professional, and what they look for when they audition dancers for their projects.
Location
Betty Pease Studio Theater, Dance Building-
Date
October 05, 2018
12:00 PM