Dance Faculty

 

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Mary Buckley

Mary Buckley is Associate Professor of Dance and Director of the EJS Women’s Leadership Program at George Washington University.
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Dana Tai Soon Burgess

Dana Tai Soon Burgess's work has tended to focus on the "hyphenated person" - someone who is of mixed ethnic or cultural heritage - as well as issues of belonging and societal acceptance.
Hayley Cutler

Hayley Cutler

Hayley Cutler has been a choreographer, educator and performer in Washington, DC for nearly a decade.
Laurel Gray

Laurel Gray

Internationally recognized dance scholar, choreographer, performer, and costume designer, Laurel Victoria Gray specializes in women’s dances from Silk Road cultures and the Islamic World.
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Erica Rebollar

Erica Rebollar was born in Madrid, began studies at Washington School of Ballet, and completed her BFA in dance at Cornish College of the Arts and MFA in dance at UCLA. As an undergraduate student, she received ACDA’s national award in choreography. With the founding of RebollarDance in 2003, Erica Rebollar created a modern dance collaborative where multi-genre artists can make innovative work.
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Giselle Ruzany

Giselle Ruzany MA DTR LPC has been an artist and dancer for most of her life, performing internationally and collaborating with different artists around the USA.
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Maida Withers

Maida Withers was born in Kanab, Utah and was able to define her career with early experiences with legendary artists including Mary Wigman and Folkwangschule (Germany), Martha Graham, Merce Cunningham, Erick Hawkins, Anna Halprin, Welland Lathrop, Hanya Holm, and, most importantly, John Cage.