David Olarte

Lecturer
Faculty
TEMPE Campus
Mailcode
2002
Lecturer
Faculty
TEMPE Campus
Mailcode
2002
Lecturer
Faculty
TEMPE Campus
Mailcode
2002

Student Information

Graduate Student
Theatre (Theatre/Performance Americas)
Herberger Institute

Biography

David Olarte is a Latinx social dancer who performed and taught salsa for the past 20 years, both nationally and internationally with the Seaon Stylists Dance company and as director and founder of Stilo. Stilo recently performed at Jacob's Pillows Inside Out festival in 2017, work that integrates a multidisciplinary approach towards social performance while bridging various communities. David is currently a lecturer for ASUs School of Film, Dance, and Theatre, teaching Latinx social dance forms and supporting the student goals towards developing the salsa community on campus. He's currently pursuing a PHD in Theatre Performance of the Americas and researching where social dance lives within our communities. 

 

Education

  • Ph.D. Candidate. Theatre Performing of Americas, Arizona State University 2017 - Present 
  • M.F.A. Dance (Creative Practice and Dance Education), Arizona State University 2016
  • M.A. Social and Cultural Pedagogy (Adult Education and Public Pedagogy), Arizona State University 2016 
  • B.S. Public Affairs (Public Management, Business and Spanish), Indiana Unversity-Bloomington 1999

Courses

Fall 2019
Course Number Course Title
DCE 125 Latin/Salsa I
DCE 160 First-Yr Creative Practices I
DCE 194 Special Topics
DCE 225 Latin/Salsa II
DCE 294 Special Topics
DCE 394 Special Topics
DCE 494 Special Topics
DCE 580 Practicum
DCE 593 Applied Project
DCE 693 Applied Project
Spring 2019
Course Number Course Title
DCE 125 Latin/Salsa I
DCE 194 Special Topics
DCE 225 Latin/Salsa II
DCE 294 Special Topics
DCE 394 Special Topics
DCE 494 Special Topics
DCE 499 Individualized Instruction
DCE 580 Practicum
DCE 680 Practicum
Fall 2018
Course Number Course Title
DCE 125 Latin/Salsa I
DCE 160 First-Yr Creative Practices I
DCE 194 Special Topics
DCE 225 Latin/Salsa II
DCE 294 Special Topics
DCE 394 Special Topics
DCE 484 Internship
DCE 494 Special Topics
DCE 499 Individualized Instruction
DCE 580 Practicum
DCE 593 Applied Project
DCE 693 Applied Project
Spring 2018
Course Number Course Title
DCE 125 Latin/Salsa I
DCE 225 Latin/Salsa II
DCE 294 Special Topics
DCE 394 Special Topics
DCE 494 Special Topics
DCE 499 Individualized Instruction
DCE 580 Practicum
DCE 680 Practicum
Fall 2017
Course Number Course Title
DCE 125 Latin/Salsa I
DCE 225 Latin/Salsa II
DCE 394 Special Topics
DCE 484 Internship
DCE 494 Special Topics
DCE 593 Applied Project
DCE 693 Applied Project
Spring 2017
Course Number Course Title
DCE 124 Latin/Swing/Ballroom I
DCE 125 Latin/Salsa I
DCE 225 Latin/Salsa II
DCE 394 Special Topics
DCE 494 Special Topics
DCE 499 Individualized Instruction
DCE 580 Practicum
DCE 680 Practicum
Fall 2016
Course Number Course Title
DCE 124 Latin/Swing/Ballroom I
DCE 125 Latin/Salsa I
DCE 225 Latin/Salsa II
DCE 324 Latin/Swing/Ballroom III
DCE 494 Special Topics
Spring 2016
Course Number Course Title
DCE 125 Latin/Salsa I
DCE 394 Special Topics
DCE 494 Special Topics
Fall 2015
Course Number Course Title
DCE 125 Latin/Salsa I
DCE 201 Dance, Culture&Global Contexts
DCE 494 Special Topics
Spring 2015
Course Number Course Title
DCE 125 Latin/Salsa I
DCE 225 Latin/Salsa II
DCE 494 Special Topics
DCE 598 Special Topics