Tom Mayock was a performing artist with El Teatro Danza Contemporanea De El Salvador (modern, indigenous and classical dance), attended Cornish College of the Arts, and has performed with ballet, jazz, and modern companies, for corporate industrials, and for film. His choreography for children has been televised on Evening Magazine, has choreographed 3 annual musicals which have been performed by a nationally recognized private high school, and he is the Co-Artistic Director of Sun Valley’s World Dance Festival, and The Classroom Connections Festival. As a Teaching Artist he has been contracted to SFartsED, Young Imaginations, Youth in Arts, and Let’s All Dance, and with his private clients, carries the dance arts to thousands of children annually. Through his work with these agencies he has had extensive work developing standards based curriculum. He has performed, choreographed, and taught professionally in Seattle, Portland, Las Vegas, Alaska, the Bay Area, and Washington DC.