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  1. Erin Foreman-Murray, Professorial Lecturer

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    Erin Foreman-Murray is a dancer, choreographer, and educator. Her choreographic work has been shown at New Faces New Dances, SEAD Theater, and Raw Matters in Austria, and in venues throughout the United States. Her work has been supported by the Susa… More

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    (202) 885-3942

  2. Melanie George, Director, Dance Program

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    Melanie George is a dance educator, choreographer, and scholar. She holds a BA in dance from Western Michigan University, an MA in dance and Graduate Certificate in Secondary Teaching from American University, and movement analysis certification fro… More

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    (202) 885-3433

  3. Ralph Glenmore, Choreographer in Residence

    Mr. Glenmore was a principal dancer with the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater under the direction of Alvin Ailey. He toured the world, working with choreographers Donald McKayle, Talley Beatty and Bill T. Jones among others. As Instructor, Rehearsa… More

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  4. Marcia Howard, Adjunct Instructor

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    Marcia Howard has been performing with Coyaba Dance Theater since 1997. She began her training in Baltimore, MD with the Francine School of Dance and The Baltimore Dance Theater. She studied West African dance with Sylvia Soumah and traveled to Dakar… More

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  5. Irina Wunder, Adjunct Instructor

    Irina Wunder, an ethnic Russian, received her classical dance training in Turkmenistan, then a republic of the former Soviet Union. She performed with the Republic's State Theater of Opera and Ballet and was a guest artist with the National Ballet Co… More

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  6. Alice Wylie-Schmemann, Adjunct Instructor

    Born in Washington DC, Alice began her dance training with Jane Bittner and trained extensively with several other renown teachers including Dawei Zhang, Suzanne Farrell, Patricia McBride, Jean-Pierre Bonnefoux, Violette Verdy, and Truman Finney. She… More

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