Abby L Crain

Assistant Adjunct Professor of Dance

Kara C Davis

Artist in Residence in Dance
Richards 103

Professional Interests: Classical ballet, improvisation, contemporary dance and partnering, dance pedagogy, choreographic/collaborative process, corporeal empowerment

Sonya M Delwaide-Nichols

Professor of Dance
Richards 104

Professional Interests: Modern techniques, ballet, choreography, composition, partnering, movement for actors, dance theater, repertory

Molissa Fenley

Professor of Dance
Richards 103

Professional Interests: Choreography, repertory, technique, thesis supervision

Abby R Keyes

Assistant Adjunct Professor of Dance

Katherine C McGinity

Assistant Adjunct Professor
Robert Moses

Robert Moses

Distinguished Visiting Professor in Dance and Theater Studies
Melody and Mark Teppola Distinguished Visiting Professor

Ann E Murphy

Associate Professor of Dance
Dance and Theater Studies Department Head, Mary S. Metz Chair for Excellence in Teaching
Richards 107

Professional Interests: The role of the American West in the rise of 20th century dance; the screendance partnership of Bill Robinson and Shirley Temple; Africanist influences in the dance of Molissa Fenley; dance criticism; dance at the margins; contemporary ballet

Sheldon Smith

Sheldon B Smith

Adjunct Professor of Dance
Richards 101

Professional Interests: Dancing, making dances, making music, working with dance and technology, making video art

Latanya Tigner

Latanya D Tigner

Assistant Adjunct Professor


Stephanie Hewett

Faculty Administrative Assistant

Richards Lodge 108