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Dance Program Alumni

Vladimir Angelov
Current Location: Washington, DC
Degree/Year of Graduation:  MA dance '96
Current Activity:  Teaches ballet at American University. Angelov's dances have been shown at "New Choreographers on Pointe" in New York, Vienna TanzFest in Austria, Paris International Dance Festival, Japan Fall Festival in Kyoto, and All Latin American Dance Festival in Puerto Rico among others. He has also choreographed for companies such as the Arizona Ballet, Indianapolis Ballet, Richmond Ballet, San Francisco Ballet, Washington Ballet, Alberta Ballet, CityDance Ensemble and the Kirov Ballet.

Barry Blumenfeld
Current Location: Brooklyn, NY
Degree/Year of Graduation: MA dance '97
Current Activity: Created dance program, and on the faculty of Friends Seminary School, a private K-12 Quaker school in Manhattan. Also an adjunct professor at NYU, on the faculty of the 92nd Street Y's Dance Education Lab and President Elect of the New York State Dance Education Association. Executive Director of TAPFUSION. 

Alyson Brokenshire
Current Location: Washington, DC
Degree/Year of Graduation: MA dance and graduate certificate arts management '02
Current Activity: Currently the Development Director at Imagination Stage, a non-profit theatre and arts education organization dedicated to children ages 1-18 and located in Bethesda, MD. Oversees the organization's annual contributed income from individual, foundation, corporate and government donors to raise approximately 45% ($2 million) of the organization's operating budget each year.

Brianne Barrow Little
Current Location: Washington, DC
Degree/Year of Graduation: MA dance and graduate certificate arts management '05
Current Activity: Teaches Pilates and dance at the Kennedy Center, dances with Jane Franklin Dance, and previously danced with Gesel Mason and Peter DiMuro.

Stephenni Miller-Allen
Current Location: New York, NY
Degree/Year of Graduation: MA dance '03
Current Activity: Fulltime dance teacher at Harlem Success Academy (K-5th grade) in Harlem, NY.

Bridget Miskell
Current Location: Washington, DC
Degree/Year of Graduation: BA history and dance minor '11
Current Activity: Development associate at Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company. Held internships at Joy of Motion Dance Center and the American Dance Festival (development and special events intern) while a student at AU.

Dario Moore
Current Location: Winter Park, Florida
Degree/Year of Graduation:  MA dance '05
Current Activity: Founded the dance company Moore Dance Project and cofounder of the Center for Contemporary Dance.

Millie Rhodes
Current Location: Atlanta, GA
Degree/Year of Graduation: MA dance '02
Current Activity: Teaches almost every day at a small studio Lee Harper Studios, and at her own studio called The Center of Motion. Teaches creative movement, pre-ballet, beginning and intermediate ballet, and beginner, intermediate, and advanced modern. Also, dances in a professional modern dance company Lee Harper and Dancers, in addition to being a personal trainer.

Samantha Schreier
Current Location: Washington, DC
Degree/Year of Graduation: BA philosophy and dance minor '11
Current Activity: Performing with Next Reflex Dance Collective and Kista Tucker Dance Inc.

Rick Southerland
Current Location: Towson, Maryland
Degree/Year of Graduation: MA dance '02
Current Activity: Visiting Assistant Professor of Dance at Goucher College teaching modern technique, dance composition, dance education, and intensive course abroad in South Africa, teaching online dance appreciation courses at East Carolina University, Board of Directors and Secretary of Executive Board for National Dance Education Organization. Received a MFA in dance from Hollins University in 2008.

Katrina Toews
Current Location: Washington, DC
Degree/Year of Graduation: MA dance '00
Current Activity: The Director of The Washington Ballet @ THEARC (Town Hall Education Arts and Recreation Campus).

John J. Zullo
Current Location:New York, NY
Degree/Year of Graduation: BA anthropology '96, MA dance '99
Current Activity: Choreographer and teacher in NYC, recently presented at Green Space in NY. A full evening of work was presented at Theater for the New City in NYC April 28-May 1, 2011.

 
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Alumnus Spotlight

Dario Moore, MA/Dance '04, founded The Center for Contemporary Dance and the dance company Moore Dance Project. Read a review of the current work on tour "Sacred Slave Stories."

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Alumna Spotlight

Read dance minor Bridget Miskell's blog about interning at American Dance Festival. Currently, she is the development assistant at Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company.

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