Designed for Health Mark by Patrizia Herminjard. Patrizia - native to Switzerland - graduated from The Colorado College with a BA in philosophy in 1996. She spent the next five years dancing for the Martha Graham Ensemble in New York City -Shen Wei at the American Dance Festival and Dance Art in Hong Kong. In 2003 she earned her MFA in dance from the University of California at Irvine where she was a Chancellors Fellowship recipient and worked closely with renowned choreographer Professor Donald McKayle as his assistant and rehearsal director of the Donald McKayle Etude Ensemble. Patrizia has been featured in Dance for Camera works showcased at the Seoul Net Festival - the Il Choreograph Electronica Festival in Napoli - Italy and at the Caught Between: Dancing for Camera and Live Audience Festival in Hollywood. She is a three-time recipient of the PPAC award for excellence in choreography by the Pikes Peak Arts Council in 2005 - 2006 and 2008. She is currently on faculty at The Colorado College - director of the Colorado College Dance Festival and acting president of the Colorado Springs Dance Theater.