Photo: Jeff Cravotta

Star Pair – Paula & DAVID

Dance Style – Waltz
Choreographer – David Morse

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Paula Vincent

Background: Native Charlottean, Received ADN from CPCC, 1981-BSN from UNCC, 1989-MSN from UNCC. 

Professional/Career: Worked at Presbyterian Hospital/Novant Health all my career beginning as a Nurse, in Critical Care and then on to leadership roles from Nurse Manager, Nursing Director, VP Patient Care Services, Chief Nursing Officer for Presbyterian Healthcare, SVP and Administrative Executive for Center City, Interim President of Presbyterian Healthcare.  Current role is as President of Novant Health Foundation and Development.

Interests/Hobbies: My husband and I are wine connoisseurs , enjoy boating, and traveling with close friends. 
Why are you participating in this event? Wonderful opportunity to support the arts. It is an honor to be a part of N.C. Dance and to work with these talented professionals.

Fun Facts:  My husband John is my best friend and we have a wonderful and beautiful daughter Erin, and two magnificent dogs Ginger and Millie. John and I love to entertain and travel the world with our friends.  This fall we went to Italy with and had a fabulous time.

Non-profit/Charity Supporting along with NC Dance Theatre:  Presbyterian Healthcare Foundation

Paula will be dancing with:

David Morse

Hometown: Charlotte, NC

Seasons with NC Dance Theatre: 3

A native Charlottean, David trained with North Carolina Dance Theatre School of Dance under Sabrina Berry, Jean-Pierre Bonnefoux, Mark Diamond, Kati Hanlon Mayo and Kathryn Moriarty. David’s choreography won the Southeastern Regional Ballet Association/Habich-Corey Emerging Choreography Award in 2010, and he participated in the 2011 Winter Season of the New York Choreographic Institute. David spent his summer’s training at the Chautauqua Institute and danced with the North Carolina Dance Theatre 2 for two seasons. An accomplished pianist, David frequently accompanies ballet classes at NC Dance Theatre and has served as a guest pianist with The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre and The New York City Ballet.


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