Fabrício Breeze Olsson
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M.F.A., Digital Arts & New Media – U.C.S.C – 2006-2008
BA in Design: Graphic Design Emphasis – Brigham Young University – 1994-1999
Academic Minor in Portuguese: Brazilian Literature
Saucon Valley High School – Hellertown, Pa – 1990-1994
Three-time Siggraph Annual Conference Attendee – 1999, 2003 & 2007
Men’s Gymnastics Judging course (National Rating) since 1998
USAG Safety certified since 1998
Four time Region 1 Gymnastics Congress Attendee
Graphic Art & Design:
ArrowBreeze.com: Page layout for websites and traditional print media, photo and video editing, web content management and support – since September 2001.
Santa Cruz Sentinel Advertising Department: Ads and page layout – October 2001 through October 2003.
BYU Men’s Gymnastics team: Page layout design, logo, poster, newspaper ads, flyers, t-shirts, credentials and gymnasium signage – September 1998 through April 1999.
UCSC Theater Department Teaching Assistant: Intro to Design – Fall 2006, Spring 2007, Fall 2007 and Spring 2008, Intro to Acting – Winter 2007, 20th Century Commercial Design – Winter 2008.
Mount Madonna Middle School and Renaissance High School ArtsBridge Scholar: Digital photography, video production, editing and distribution – Winter 2008.
Pisces Moon Educational Theatre: Children’s theater, acrobatics and circus instructor – Summer 2004 & 2005.
Orchard Elementary School: Circus arts and acrobatics camp instructor – July 2005 & 2007.
Computer Support: Equipment purchase, hardware and software installation, maintenance and support.
Santa Cruz Gymnastics Center – since October 2000, Santa Cruz Sports Central – since November 2003, WEST Performing Arts – since June 2004, and Santa Cruz Art League since July 2005.
Kinko’s Downtown Santa Cruz – September 1999 through June 2000: Quality control, customer service, supervisor of large accounts, customer file troubleshooting, LAN (Win/Mac) troubleshooting.
Trampoline and Gymnastics Coaching: boys and girls recreational (all ages) and competitive (levels 4-10).
Brigham Young University: Sakamoto/Vidmar Gymnastics Summer Camp – July and August 1998
Santa Cruz Gymnastics Center: Competitive Boys (8-12 yrs.) Gymnastics – Sept. 1999 through July 2000.
Hawaii Academy of Gymnastics and Trampoline: boys and girls of all ages, recreational and competitive – October 2003 through January 2005
San Diego Gym Stars: Olympians (Sakamoto/Vidmar) Gymnastics Summer Camp – July 2004.
Santa Cruz Sports Central: Trampoline and Gymnastics: Competitive boys and girls – Since February 2005
Performing: Gymnastics, Trampoline, Acrobatics, Dance and Acting
Tandy Beal and Co. (Starstuff Productions): corporate events and Songcircus, with SoVoSó – since 2002.
Dr. Schaffer and Mr. Stern Dance Ensemble: MathDance, acting, dance and acrobatics – since 2003.
Moving Storage & Crash Burn and Die Dance Co.: Modern Dance and Acrobatics – since 2003.
New Pickle Circus: Various corporate events – 1999 through 2002.
Legoland®, Carlsbad, Ca: Acting, acrobatics, dancing, and public relations – July through September 2001.
Sea World®, San Diego, Ca: Acrobatics and dancing – July through September 2000.
Save Our Shores: beach cleanups and workshops – since 2014
Ecology Action: Recycling, compost and vermicompost – since 2003.
Santa Cruz Animal Services: Dog walker – since August 2008.
Siggraph: Bjorg, Lectures, Membership, Posters – 2007 and 2008
Brazilian National Team Liaison: 2003 World Gymnastics Championships, Anaheim, CA.
Pennsylvania Special Olympics: Gymnastics coach and “Buddy” – 1993 and 1994.
COMPUTER PROGRAM PROFICIENCY:
Adobe: Photoshop, Illustrator, Pagemaker, Acrobat, Dreamweaver and Flash (Mac & Win); QuarkXpress (Mac & Win); Microsoft: Word, Publisher, Power Point, Excel, Front Page and Works (Mac & Win); Corel: Draw, Word Perfect and Presentation (Win); Netscape Composer (Win); Animation Master; Maya; Alias/Wavefront 3d Studio; MotionBuilder.
Fluent in English, Portuguese (spoken and written) and Spanish (spoken).
2008: Siggraph Selected among top 10 Volunteers of the Year
2007: Siggraph Volunteer of the Year
2007 & 2008: Recipient of Florence French Scholarship
2005: Coached two athletes qualify to National Trampoline Championships in Houston, TX
2002: Circus Performance Showcase to sold-out crowd at Davis Hall, San Francisco, CA
1998: Brazilian Gymnastics National Champion
1998: National Gymnastics Team member – Competed at World University Games in Sicily, Italy
1997 and 1998: Cougar Club Academic Athlete
1995: National Gymnastics Team member – Competed at Pan American Games in Mar del Plata, Argentina
1994-1999: Full athletic scholarship (gymnastics) from BYU
1994: Senior Academic Award – Physics; Art; Service (Library)
1994: Painting selected for Saucon Valley Permanent Collection
1992: Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership: Sophomore Seminar representative for Saucon Valley H.S.
1988: National Gymnastics Team member – Junior Pan American Games in Puerto Rico
1988: 1st Place AA Tri-country (Brazil, Uruguay and Argentina) Competition held in Rosario, Argentina
1985-1989: Five time All-around Brazilian National Gymnastics Age-group Champion
SHORT PERFORMING BIO:
Fabricio (Breeze) Olsson: As a gymnast, Breeze was National Gymnastics Champion of Brazil and member of the national team that competed in 3 different continents. In college, while receiving a full athletic scholarship, he qualified 4 consecutive years to NCAA National Championships, representing BYU, school where he also earned a BA in Graphic Arts. Recently, Breeze has performed as an acrobat and a dancer with companies such as Dr. Schaffer & Mr. Stern Dance Ensemble, Moving & Storage/Crash Burn and Die Dance Co., and T.B. & Co. – this while balancing his time threefold: a gymnastics & trampoline instructor (S.C.S.C.), a career as a freelance graphic & web designer (i.e. AlohaDance.com & SoVoSo.com) and earning a U.C.S.C. D.A.N.M. M.F.A. (Digital Arts and New Media Masters in Fine Arts from University of California Santa Cruz).