Barbara Sellers-Young is an interdisciplinary scholar with an international research profile in the fields of dance, theatre and performance. Her interest in all forms of art and diverse performance styles informs her research on the moving body and gl… View Article
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Modern/Contemporary Dance, Choreography, Dance Writing
Director, Graduate Programs in Dance (MFA)
One of the first graduates of York University’s dance program, Carol Anderson has pursued a diverse career as a dancer, choreographer, teacher, artistic director, consultant and writer. She started her performing career with pioneer Judy Jarvis’ dance… View Article
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Dance Education, Ballet Technique
Following completion of her studies with the Professional Division at the Royal Winnipeg Ballet School, Claire Wootten danced professionally with the Alberta Ballet Company. She is a graduate of the Teacher Training Program at Canada’s National Ballet… View Article
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Dance Ethnography, Cultural Studies, Dance History
Danielle Robinson is a dance scholar who researches the cross-cultural movement of Afro-Diasporic popular dances within the Americas. Her research has been recognized with awards from the Society of Dance History Scholars, the Congress on Research in D… View Article
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Contemporary Choreography, Dance Dramaturgy, Gender Studies, Culture and Communication
Darcey Callison is a choreographer and dance scholar who has worked extensively with Authentic Movement, the physical voice, Viewpoints and post-modern theatrical dance. His creative studio-based research integrates new media and cultural studies with… View Article
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Modern Technique and Choreography
Holly Small is an award-winning dance artist and educator with a longstanding passion for interdisciplinary collaboration. Many of her works combine dance, live music, video and interactive new media. Her choreography, described as “a flawless integrat… View Article
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Hip Hop Dance, Education, Ethnography, Sociology of the Arts, and Breaking Technique
Mary Fogarty is a dance scholar and cultural sociologist with degrees in music, popular culture, and film studies. She specializes in researching the dance style known as breaking (or b-boying/b-girling). She is currently collaborating on a book projec… View Article
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Dance Education, Modern Technique, Children’s Dance
Professor Manley has been a faculty member in York’s Department of Dance since 1974. She has taught a broad range of courses including studio courses in modern technique, improvisation and composition and lecture courses in pedagogy, education, dance s… View Article
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Dance Ethnography, West African Performance Arts, Dance Writing
Professor Amegago is a specialist in West African Performance arts with broad interest in the field of cultural studies, interdisciplinary music dance and theatre performance, cross-cultural aesthetics, curriculum development and implementation, arts a… View Article
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Norma Sue Fisher-Stitt, a graduate of Canada’s National Ballet School, danced with the National Ballet of Canada for four years prior to attending York University. A technique teacher for many years, the subject of her Master’s thesis was “The Cecchett… View Article
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A former Rockefeller Humanities Fellow at the Smithsonian Institution, Patrick Alcedo is Associate Professor and Director of the MA and PhD programs in Dance Studies. For excellence in teaching, he was the recipient of the 2011 Dean’s Teaching Award in… View Article
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Susan Cash is a dancer and choreographer who has been performing and presenting her own work for more than two decades on the alternative theatre circuit and in formal performance venues across Canada and parts of the United States. Most recently she p… View Article
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William Mackwood is a founder and Co-Artistic Director of Out of the Box Productions. Over the last five years he has lead the design team for productions of Opera Erotique, The Third Taboo, Prior Engagement, Sound in Silence, and most recently Bugzzz,… View Article
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