Anna Haulenbeek

Paintings & Drawings


Professional Affiliations

Santa Cruz Visual Arts Network 2020

California Dance Education Association (Vice President Region V 1995-1996)


1/2010-present  painting at Haulenbeek Art

9/95 – 1/96        Cultural Council of Santa Cruz Co., SPECTRA, Dance Specialist, Grades K-6, Gault Elementary School, Santa Cruz, CA.

1/95 – 5/95        Cultural Council of Santa Cruz Co., SPECTRA, Folk Dance Specialist, Grades K-6, Artist in Residence, Westlake Elementary School, Santa Cruz, CA. Director of Folk Dance Festival.

6/94                   Cultural Council of Santa Cruz Co., SPECTRA, Folk Dance Specialist, Rolling Hills Junior High.

9/93 – 6/94        Cultural Council of Santa Cruz Co., SPECTRA, Folk Dance Specialist, Grades K-5, Artist in Residence, Green Acres Elementary School, Santa Cruz, CA.Director of Folk Dance Festival.

9/92 – 6/93        Cultural Council of Santa Cruz Co., SPECTRA artists in the public schools, Folk Dance Specialist, Grades K-8, Director of Folk Dance Festival Vine Hill School, Felton, CA.

1/92 – 6/92        Westlake School, Santa Cruz, CA.Folk Dance Teacher, Gr. 1-6, Director Folk Dance Festival.

10/91 – 6/92       Westlake School, Santa Cruz, CA.  Volunteer Movement Teacher, 3rd Grade, 9/89-12/89 1st Grade, 9/85-6/86 Kindergarten

 9/90 –  6/91      Gateway School, Santa Cruz, CA.  Movement Teacher

 5/89 –  7/89      Barn Dance Studio, Santa Cruz, CA.  Children’s Dance teacher, also 3/92-5/92, 6/85-8/85.

 1/84 –  5/85      Briar Patch School, Santa Cruz, CA.  Creative Movement teacher.

 9/81 – 12/82      Pacific Grove Recreation, Pacific Grove, CA.  Creative Movement teacher.

 2/81 –  9/81      Monterey Dance Workshop, Monterey, CA.  Creative Movement teacher.

 4/79 – 10/79      Pajaro Valley Unified School District, Watsonville, CA.  Dance and Movement specialist for Calabasas & Valencia Elementary Schools (K-6 and Adaptive P.E.).

 2/78 – 10/78      Penny Club, Watsonville, CA.  Dance instructor, choreographer Mexican Folk dance teaching Mexican American children 3-14 years of age

 9/75 – 12/76      Cabrillo College, Community Services, Aptos, CA.  Hatha Yoga teacher in Iyengar tradition.

 9/74 – 12/76      Pajaro Valley & Adult Community Services, Watsonville, CA.  Movement and Hatha Yoga teacher in La Selva Beach students.  Same job concurrently at San Lorenzo Valley Adult & Community Services, Felton, CA. 

 6/74 –  8/75      Santa Cruz Adult School, Santa Cruz, CA.  Modern Dance and Hatha Yoga teacher.

10/73 –  5/74      Santa Cruz County Parks & Recreation, Santa Cruz, CA.  Creative Movement teacher.

 6/72 –  8/72      Mills College Summer Program for the Arts, Oakland, CA.  Teacher Assistant for Movement and Art classes (ages 6-13).

Dance Education

 9/68 – 5/70         Ohio University, Athens, OH.  Dance technique, history, and criticism, Ohio Univ. Dance Co.

 6/69 – 8/69         Martha Graham School of Contemporary Dance,  N.Y.,  N.Y.

 6/70 – 8/70         California State College at Long Beach, Long Beach, CA.  Summer Dance Institute. 

 9/70 – 5/71         Studied and performed with Al Wonder Nikolais Technique , San Fransisco, CA

 6/71 – 8/71         University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah.  Study with the Repertory Dance Theatre Ballet.

 9/71 – 5/73         Mills College, Oakland, CA.  B.A. Dance, emphasis on choreography and teaching.

12/71                  Alvin Nikolais Dance Theatre Workshop,  N.Y.,  N.Y.

                           University of California, Santa Cruz, CA.

 6/73 – 8/73         o          Summer Dance Theatre Institute. 

 8/73-5/77           o          Studied with Tandy Beal at Cabrillo College,Aptos California

 9/74 -12/74        o          Adult Education teaching credential.

 1/79 – 2/79         o          Community College teaching credential.

1979                    Studied with Bala Saraswati, Connecticut College, Bharat Natyam.

 4/75 – 6/76         Institute for Yoga Teacher Education, San Francisco, CA.  Instructor of Hatha Yoga in the Iyengar tradition.   Seminar with B. K. S. Iyengar.

11/81                  Creative Dance for Children seminar with Ann Barlin.

 8/82, ’85 & ’86    University of Calif., Santa Cruz, CA.  Orff Schulwerk Courses.

1984-1992            Studied Congolese Dance with Titos Sompas

 1/90 – 5/90         Cabrillo College, Aptos, CA.   Music theory, Musicianship and Piano.

 7/91                   University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah.  Modern Dance Music  & Improvisation. 

 8/91                   University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah.  Dance for the Child International Conference.

7/92,’95               Balkan Folk Dance Camp, Mendocino, CA.

8/92, ‘93, ‘94, ‘95

                           Stockton Folk Dance Camp, University of the Pacific.

6/93 – 7/93          Studied & performed with Ensemble  Gabrovo, Bulgaria.