BIO

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Sandi worked with Cirque du Soleil as Artistic Director for Mystère, ‘O’ and Zumanity and worked as Director of Creation for Cirque du Soleil’s foundation One Drop. Most recently, Sandi founded and co-directed IgniteNV, an outdoor theatrical event in the middle of the Mojave Desert, featuruing Las Vegas' top talent in circus, dance, music and culinary arts. She has had the privilege of working closely with the directors as a creative collaborator for various productions such as the 3D movie World Away with James Cameron, One Night for One Drop featuring Hans Zimmer, Arabs Got Talent that marked the first time Cirque du Soleil has performed live in Beirut, Lebanon, Ellen DeGeneres’ Really Big Show at Caeser’s Palace, Dancing with the Stars for its Cirque du Soleil themed evening, and Nerve Center for the Discovery Channel that highlighted a day in the life working behind the scenes at ‘O’.

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As Creative Director, Sandi led the creation for a number of shows which include a montage of all the resident Cirque du Soleil shows for the SXSW Music Festival in Austin, TX, Rock'n Rio Music Festival in Las Vegas, events for Bloomingdales in New York City and creating acts for a series with Google Chrome in Las Vegas.

 

Sandi has assisted in the casting and staging of new theatrical shows for Jean Ann Ryan Productions, travelled South East Asia as Ambassador and Marketing Representative for Capezio Ballet Makers where she taught master dance classes for companies in Hong Kong, Singapore and the Philippines.  Sandi has travelled across Canada and the United States judging various dance competitions, conducting master dance and movement classes and leading creative workshops for acrobats, gymnasts and contortionists.

Sandi’s highlights as a dancer were working as a performing artist with Franco Dragone and Mia Michaels creating A New Day with Celine Dion, working with Kenny Ortega creating Unwrapped with Gloria Estefan, and sharing the stage with Shania Twain in A Touch of Broadway. Sandi had the privilege of traveling the world with Cunard Cruise Lines as their featured adagio act and traveling the Middle East with the UN Military. Sandi's commanding talents and presence have led her to share the screen with Angelina Jolie in Life or Something Like It, with Val Kilmer in Wings of Courage, with Celine Dion in Celine Dion’s Opening Night Special, and with Oprah Winfrey in her special Live in Las Vegas.

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