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Faculty & Staff

Interim Directors of Dance

Larry Clark
Bettijane Sills

Interim Assistant Director of Dance and BFA Board of Study Coordinator
Nelly van Bommel

Professors

Rosanna Seravalli (Ballet, Pointe/Variation)
Bettijane Sills (Ballet, Pointe/Variation)

Associate Professors

Larry Clark (Modern, Improvisation, Pilates, Massage, Anatomy)
Ted Kivitt (Ballet, Ballet Partnering)
Stephanie Tooman (Modern)
Wallie Wolfgruber (Freshman Seminar, Ballet Vocabulary, Ballet, Modern Partnering)
Kevin Wynn (Modern, Modern Partnering)

Assistant Professors

Nelly van Bommel (Composition)

Lecturers (part-time)

Thomas Baird (Alexander Technique)
Sue Bernhard (Modern)
Artem Bizimov (Modern)
Simona Cipriani (Pilates)
Mindy Cooper (Musical Theatre)
Dylan Crossman (Modern, Improvisation)
Carrie Ellmore-Tallitsch (Modern)
Allen Fogelsanger (Music)
Jean Freebury (Modern)
Various teachers (Gaga)
Shawn Garnier ( Hip Hop)
Nancy Hoffman (Yoga)
Taryn Kaschock Russell (Ballet)
Judy Lieff (Video, Dance Documentation)
Michelle Lucci (Pointe)
Joseph Malbrough ( Ballet, Ballet Partnering, Men’s Class/Variation)
Leah Morrison (Modern)
Rosalind Newman (Composition; 20th and 21st Century Performance, Intro. to Improvisation, Pilates, Neuroaesthetics)
Melanie Noblit-Gambino (Continuum)
Mercedes Pablos ( Ballet, Pointe)
Lenka Pichlikova (Acting)
Peter James Saleh ( Music)
Hannah Seidel (Western Dance History, Improvisation, Senior Seminar, Pilates)
Franklin Shire (Yoga)
Stuart Singer (Modern)
Bradley Teal Ellis (Contact Improvisation)
Doug Varone (Composition, Modern)
Diana White (Ballet)

Faculty Emeriti

Richard Cameron-Wolfe
Associate Professor Emeritus of Dance

BM, MM, Indiana University.

Kazuko Hirabayashi
Professor Emerita of Dance

BS, Meiji University (Japan); Diploma, The Juilliard School. SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching.

Mette Spaniardi
Lecturer Emerita in Dance

Sarah Stackhouse
Associate Professor Emerita of Dance

BS, University of Wisconsin.

Carol K. Walker
Professor Emerita of Dance

BA, Barat College. Dean of dance (1984–2002 and 2005–07); dean, School of the Arts, and director of dance (2002–05).

Staff

Adriana Pera (Program Coordinator)
Victor Catano (Dance Production Technical Director)
Patience Haskell (Scheduling and Communications Assistant)
Sue Monroe (Wardrobe Coordinator)

Musicians

Neil Alexander
Cary Brown (Musicians’ Coordinator)
Ian Carroll
Brendan Caroselli
Allen Fogelsanger
Michael Gordon
Elmer Johnson
Dave Lewitt
Masako Matsuo
Carol Minor
Dorian Wallace

Updated July 31, 2014

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