Connie Michael is the assistant dean of Liberal Arts and an assistant professor in the School of Dance at the University of the Arts. She holds a BS from Northern Illinois University, MA from Johns Moore University in Liverpool England in dance theater performance, and ABD EdD at Temple University. She has recently returned from sabbatical traveling to cities in India, Malta and England. Her research and performance in Improvisational Tribal Belly Dance takes her to different parts of the United States and abroad dancing in communities of middle-aged women sharing the joy of movement. Connie has taught full time at the University of the Arts for over 20 years and has taught in the areas of somatic awareness, health and fitness for dancers, composition, pedagogy, dance education, and has served as rehearsal assistant with Isaborah Hanayagi in several works he has set of the UArts dance students. She serves as faculty council chair for the University and has also chaired the University Committee on Academic Policy. Her favorite place to dance is in her living room with her two daughters, Maggie and Mali.
Class Schedule, Fall 2015
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