Faculty for Dance

Esther Baker-Tarpaga

Assistant Professor
MFA, University of California, Los Angeles
MA, University of California, Los Angeles

Kim Bears-Bailey

Associate Professor
BFA, The University of the Arts

Peter Bertini

Associate Professor
MFA, Philadelphia College of Performing Arts
BS, State University of New York

Donna Faye Burchfield

Director
Professor
MFA, Texas Christian University
BFA, Texas Christian University

Robert Burden

Master Lecturer

Wayne St. David

Jazz Dance Coordinator
Assistant Professor
BFA, The University of the Arts

Manfred Fischbeck

Adjunct Associate
BA, Freie Universitat Berlin

Curt Haworth

Modern Dance Coordinator
Associate Professor
MFA, New York University
BA, University of California

Jennifer Binford Johnson

Body Pathways Coordinator
Associate Professor
MFA, University of Utah
BS, Utah State University

Connie Michael

Associate Dean and Title IX Coordinator
Assistant Professor
MA, Liverpool John Moores University
BS, Northern Illinois University

Andrew Pap

Emeritus Faculty

Michael Sheridan

Ballet Coordinator
Dance Coordinator
Assistant Professor

Olivier Tarpaga

Senior Lecturer

Katie Swords Thurman

Assistant Professor
MFA, Hollins University
BFA, North Car Sch Arts

Emily Wexler

Adjunct Associate
MFA, Hollins University
BA, Hollins University

Anne White

Assistant Professor

Jesse Zaritt

Visiting Assistant Professor
MFA, Hollins University
BA, Ponoma College