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Faculty & Staff


Susan Kay Waltner
Professor Emerita and Lecturer in Dance

Rodger Fleming Blum
Professor and Department Chair

Yvonne Daniel
Professor Emerita

Lester Tomé
Assistant Professor,
Director of M.F.A. in Dance 

Chris Aiken
Assistant Professor

Angie Hauser
Assistant Professor

Mike Vargas
Musician/Lecturer in Dance Technique and Performance

Teaching Fellows

Nicole DeWolfe


Rowan Salem


Stephanie Turner


Whitney Wilson

Letty Bassart


Shayla-Vie Jenkins


Sarah Lass


Sarah Seder


Five College Lecturer in Dance

Marilyn M. Sylla
Five College Lecturer in Dance

Lecturers/Guest Artists in Dance

Candice Salyers

Daniel Trenner

Katie Martin

Kathleen Hermesdorf


Patricia Rist/Kim Logan
Administrative Coordinator

Matthew Adelson
FCDD Production Manager

Kathryn Rother
FCDD Production Assistant


Daniel D. Rist
Dance Lighting Designer and Technical Director

Nancy Horn
Assistant Costumer/Cutter

Emily Justice Dunn
Dance Costume Designer

David Wiggall
Lighting and Sound Supervisor

Alan Schneider
Assistant Technical Director

Sam Rush
Publicity and Production Manager

Nikki Beck
Publicity and Production Assistant