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Faculty & Staff

Dance Faculty

Pallabi Chakravorty

Professor

Director of Dance

Music & Dance

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 957-6161
  2. Lang Music Building 406

Areas of interest: Kathak dance, Visual Anthropology, South Asia

Pallabi Chakravorty

Olivia Sabee

Assistant Professor of Dance

Music & Dance

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8237
  2. LPAC 006

Areas of Interest: History of Dance (18th & 19th Century Europe), Enlightenment Studies, Ballet, Contemporary Dance

Stephanie Liapis

Assistant Professor of Dance

Music & Dance

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 957-6164
  2. Lang Perf Arts Ctr 06A

Contemporary Modern Dance, Improvisation, Composition, Embodied Dance Writing, Choreography, Yoga,

Joe Small

Asst Professor PT - Dance

Music and Dance

Contact

  1. 610-328-8670:
  2. LPAC 008
  3. Office Hours:

    By appointment.

Associates In Performance

Belle Alvarez

Additional Courses - Dance

Dance

Contact

LaDeva Davis

Associate in Performance

Music & Dance

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 690-2019
  2. LPAC 9

Areas of Interest: Tap dance

LaDeva Davis

Emma Kalb

Leave Replacement - Dance

Dance

Contact

Chandra Moss-Thorne

Lecturer - Dance

Music & Dance

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 957-6143
  2. Lang Performing Arts Center

Certified Pilates Instructor through Power Pilates

Chandra Moss-Thorne

Saleana Pettaway

Additional Courses - Dance

Music & Dance

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 690-6836
  2. Lang Performing Arts Center 009
Saleana Pettaway

Dance Staff

Bernadette Dunning

Music and Dance Department Coordinator

Music

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8233
  2. Lang Music Building 401

Susan Grossi

Administrative Assistant

Dance Program

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 690-2019
  2. Lang Performing Arts Center 004

Tara Webb

Costume Shop Manager

Theater

Theater/Music & Dance

Contact

  1. Primary Phone: (610) 957-6212
  2. Fax: (610) 957-6179
  3. Secondary Phone: (610) 328-8260
  4. Lang Perf Arts Ctr 016 (Costume Shop)
  5. Lang Perf Arts Ctr 004 (Dance Program Office)

Hans Boman

Accompanist (Pianist)

Dance

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 690-2019
  2. Lang Perf Arts Ctr

Wesley Rast

Accompanist (African/Modern percussionist)

Dance

Contact

James Murphy

Managing Director

Production Office

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-7761
  2. LPAC 107
  3. Contact Jim regarding scheduling, theater rentals, and booking.
James Murphy

Jenny Honig

Manager of Concert Programming, Production, and Publicity

Music

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 957-6159
  2. Lang Music Building 405

Desta Pulley

Concert and Production Intern

Music & Dance

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 957-6415
  2. Lang Performing Arts Center 004
Desta Pulley

Dance Faculty Emeriti

Sharon Friedler

Professor Emerita of Dance

Dance

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8227
  2. Lang Performing Arts Center 006

Areas of interest: Dance composition, history and theory of dance (with special interests in cross-cultural study, gender, and dance as a social change agent), modern dance technique, and traditional dances of Ghana.

Friedler