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Dance Faculty

​​​​​​Our instructors keep OCC’s Dance Department on the creative edge. They have taught in private studios, college and university dance programs throughout the nation and the world. Many choreograph professionally with dance companies. Instructors stay current with the latest dance trends and techniques. We also offer live accompaniment in our classes.
 
DANCE DEPARTMENT CHAIR
Rachel Berman - Ballet, Modern, Dance Methodologies, Repertoire, Polynesian, Dance Profession Seminar,
   Dance Appreciation

 
FULL-TIME FACULTY

José Costas - Ballet, Jazz, Latin Dance Styles, Repertoire​

Amelie Hunter - Ballet, Modern, Pilates, Dance Profession Seminar, Repertoire, Dance Appreciation

PART-TIME FACULTY
Delyer Anderson - Pilates
Monti Ellison - Modern, African
Amythyst Fritzler - Modern
Zachary Groenewold - Hip Hop
Danashanti Harter-Johnson - Ballet
Hiroko Hojo - Dance Online
Arlene Hurtado - Flamenco, Spanish Classical
Teresa Jankovic - Jazz, Contemporary
Sam Katz - Tap
Devon Marlink - Hip Hop
David McMahan - Pilates Mat, Ballet
Shana Menaker - Modern, Yoga for Dancers
Marru Mikaelian - Polynesian
Angelika Nemeth - Mid-Eastern
Donna Place - Kinesiology for Dancers
Dennon Rawles - Jazz, Tap
Holly Scheall-Mehling - Tap
Linda Sohl-Ellison - Tap, Modern
Audrey Wilson - American Social Dance Styles, Pilates

INSTRUCTIONAL ASSOCIATE FOR DANCE
Joe Lawrence

ACCOMPANISTS
George Adamis - Instrumentalist
Aaron Chavez - Percussion
Paul Kohlhas - Piano
Joe Lawrence - Piano, percussion
Billy Meza - Piano
Malik Sow - Percussion