Dance Department Faculty


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Full Time Faculty

Vincas GreeneVincas Greene                                                                      
Chair and Professor of Dance                          
B.A., Eastern Washington University;
M.F.A., California Institute of the Arts




Jolie LongJolie Long
Professor of Dance
B.A., Mary Washington College;
M.F.A., Florida State University



Cassandra AlvaradoCassandra Alvarado
Visiting Assistant Professor of Dance
B.F.A., Southeast Missouri State University;
M.F.A., Oklahoma City University




Diane CallahanDiane Callahan
Resident Artist and Artistic Director of Gainesville Ballet







Darrell Morris - Dance Production

Cynthia Perry - Using Music for Dance

Terri Becker - Dance Production

Adjunct Faculty

Lisa K. Lock - Dance TechniqueAutumn Morgenstern – Dance Technique

John Streit - Dance Technique

Melissa Joy - Dance Education













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