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Dance

Faculty & Staff

Sonya Delwaide
Professor of Dance
Richards Lodge 104, 510.430.3258, sdelwaid@mills.edu
Professional Interests: Modern techniques, ballet, choreography, composition, partnering, movement for actors, dance theater, repertory

Molissa Fenley
Professor of Dance, Spring
Richards Lodge 102, 510.430.3185, mfenley@mills.edu
Professional Interests: Choreography, repertory, technique, thesis supervision

Ann Murphy
Associate Professor of Dance
Richards Lodge 107, 510.430.3301, amurphy@mills.edu
Professional Interests: Dance criticism and analysis, women and dance, dance and literature

Sheldon Smith
Visiting Assistant Professor
Department Head
Richards Lodge 101, 510.430.3260, shsmith@mills.edu
Professional Interests: Dancing, making dances, making music, working with dance and technology, making video art

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Visiting Scholars & Artists

Kara Davis
Artist in Residence
Richards Lodge 103, 510.430.3261, kadavis@mills.edu
Office Hours: By appointment only
Professional Interests: Classical ballet, improvisation, contemporary dance and partnering, dance pedagogy, choreographic/collaborative process, corporeal empowerment

Laura Ellis
Assistant Adjunct Professor
510.430.2175, lellis@mills.edu

Shinichi Iova-Koga
Artist in Residence
Richards Lodge 105, 510.430.2175, siovakoga@mills.edu
Office Hours: By appointment
Professional Interests: Physical theater, Aikido, Judo, Tai Chi, Qi Gong, Butoh, photography, film making, Nihon Buyo, Kagura, Noh, Kyogen

Anne-Rene Petrarca
Assistant Adjunct Professor
apetrarca@mills.edu
Professional Interests: Contemporary dance, modern dance, making dances, teaching, ballet, pointe, yoga, swimming, finding ways to help dancers understand dance technique and work with efficiency

Patricia Reedy
Visiting Artist, Spring
Richards Lodge 108, 510.430.2175, preedy@mills.edu
Professional Interests: Children's dance, choreography, creativity, professionalizing the field of dance education

Staff

Sylvia Nuzzo Philis
Faculty Administrative Assistant
Richards Lodge 108, 510.430.2175, snuzzophilis@mills.edu

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P: 510.430.2175
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E: dance@mills.edu

Last Updated: 9/8/16