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Cassandra Tumasz is an award-winning choreographer on both the stage and screen.


Her original choreography "Chelonia" was selected for presentation at the American College Dance Association conference. She frequently choreographs pieces for her home studio's, Debra Sparks Dance Works, competition team and for guest master classes. These dances have won "Best Overall" and judge's choice "Best Technique" at competitions. She has also choreographed for Centre Stage on Main's annual recital and CP Ice's warm-up routine and master classes. She choreographs solos, duets, and small and large group pieces in the styles of ballet, jazz, tap, theater dance, contemporary, modern, lyrical, hip hop, stiletto heels, and acro.

Contact to book her for choreographic engagements.

Cassandra spent a summer studying Dance & Film in Los Angeles, CA through Elon University. It was here under the guidance of Jen Guy and Jay McMerty where she discovered her passion for choreographing for the camera. Her original dance films have been screened at international, national, and regional festivals such as Jacksonville Dance Film Festival, NC Dance Education Organization, Dance and New Media Conference, and 24 Hour Dance Film Festival. She also developed Synaesthetic, a multi-media dance company, with her 9 other classmates. The company premiered 8 separate and unique dance films at Fused Film Screening at Elon University.

See below for some of her favorite works!



Featured works: "Expedition," "Surface of Light," "Chelonia," "The Comparative Analysis of Anatomical and Metaphorical Imagery," "An Ending, A Beginning," and "Crystal Pite"


Co-Director & Choreographer

Screenings: Fused Synaesthethic Film Screening (Elon University/May 4, 2018)


Co-Director, Producer, Editor & Dancer

Screenings: NC Dance Education Organization 5th Annual Conference (Northwest School of the Arts/Feb 22, 2020), Dance and New Media Conference (NYU/April 8, 2017), Jacksonville Dance Film Festival (April 2017), 24 Hour Dance Film Festival (Elon University/Sept 18, 2016)

Awards: "Audience Choice Award" - 24 Hour Dance Film Festival


Director, Editor & Producer

Screenings: NC Dance Education Organization 5th Annual Conference (Northwest School of the Arts/Feb 22, 2020)

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