People

Department Chair & Administrator

Faculty

Faculty in the Dance Department
Name Phone E-mail

Jim Albert

Lecturer

319.353.2423

james-albert@uiowa.edu

Gabriel Anderson

Visiting Assistant Professor

gabriel-anderson@uiowa.edu

Eloy Barragán

Associate Professor; Dance Gala Director 2019; BA Advisor; MFA Thesis Production Coordinator

319.335.2183

eloy-barragan@uiowa.edu

Alex Bush

Instructional Specialist + Recruitment Coordinator; Associate Director, Dancers in Company

319.335.2185

alexandra-bush@uiowa.edu

George de la Peña

Professor; BFA Advisor

319.335.2189

george-delapena@uiowa.edu

Armando Duarte

Professor; Director of Dance Production

319.335.2186

armando-duarte@uiowa.edu

Daniel Fine

Assistant Professor, Digital Media in Performance; Dance Colloquium Series Organizer

319.353.2703

daniel-fine@uiowa.edu

Jennifer Kayle

Associate Professor; Director of Graduate Studies

319.384.1414

jennifer-kayle@uiowa.edu

Lovar Davis Kidd

Visiting Instructor

319 899 1656

lovar-kidd@uiowa.edu

Rebekah Kowal

Department DEO, Chair; Associate Professor; Graduate Advisor; IWP/MFA Concert Mentor

319.335.2180

rebekah-kowal@uiowa.edu

Erin Landsee

Adjunct Instructor

erin-landsee@uiowa.edu

Kristin Marrs

Lecturer in Ballet; Director of Undergraduate Studies; Honors Program Director; BA Advisor; BFA Advisor

319.335.2184

kristin-marrs@uiowa.edu

Christopher-Rasheem McMillan

Assistant Professor of Dance and Gender, Women's & Sexuality Studies; Graduate Recruitment Coordinator; Dance Colloquium Series Organizer

319.335.4890

christopher-rasheem-mcmillan@uiowa.edu

Stephanie Miracle

Visiting Assistant Professor

stephanie-miracle@uiowa.edu

Melinda Jean Myers

Assistant Professor of Contemporary Dance and Choreography

319.335.2187

melinda-j-myers@uiowa.edu

Tony Orrico

Grant Wood Fellow in Interdisciplinary Performance - Dance; Visiting Assistant Professor

anthony-orrico@uiowa.edu

Shara Power

Adjunct Instructor

shara-power@uiowa.edu

Tonja Robins

Adjunct Instructor

tonja-robins@uiowa.edu

Jason Schadt

Visiting Assistant Professor; Artistic Director, UI Youth Ballet and Community Dance School

jason-schadt@uiowa.edu

Amy Simonson

Visiting Assistant Professor

amy-simonson@uiowa.edu

Helaina Thompson

Adjunct Instructor

helaina-thompson@uiowa.edu

Kate Vigmostad

Adjunct Assistant Professor

katharine-vigmostad@uiowa.edu

Staff

For a complete listing of Division of Performing Arts staff please see the DPA website.

Department of Dance Staff
Name Phone E-mail

Paul Cunliffe

Accompanist

N/A

paul-cunliffe@uiowa.edu

Molly Dahlberg

Academic Coordinator and Assistant to the Chair

319-335-2621

molly-dahlberg@uiowa.edu

Lyle Juracek

Accompanist; Adjunct Assistant Professor

319.335.2228

lyle-juracek@uiowa.edu

Briana Maxwell

Production Stage Manager

319.384.0517

briana-maxwell@uiowa.edu

Eben Seaman

Dance Accompanist

319.335.2194

eben-seaman@uiowa.edu

Kathryn Smith

Administrative Director, UI Youth Ballet and Community Dance School

319.335.2193

kathryn-smith@uiowa.edu

Graduate Students

Department of Dance Staff
Name Phone E-mail

Jeremy Cline

2nd Year M.F.A. in Dance Candidate, Choreography Track

jeremy-cline@uiowa.edu

Julia Cooper

2nd Year M.F.A. in Dance Candidate, Choreography Track

julia-cooper@uiowa.edu

Laila Franklin

1st Year M.F.A. in Dance Candidate, Choreography Track

laila-franklin@uiowa.edu

Angelica DeLashmette Hurst

2nd Year M.F.A. in Dance Candidate, Choreography Track

angelica-delashmette@uiowa.edu

Mariko Ishikawa

1st Year M.F.A. Candidate in Dance, Performance Track

mariko-ishikawa@uiowa.edu

Michael Landez

1st Year M.F.A. Candidate in Dance, Performance Track

michael-landez@uiowa.edu

Jessica Madden

2nd Year M.F.A. in Dance Candidate, Choreography Track

jessica-madden@uiowa.edu

Sarah Olson

3rd Year M.F.A. in Dance Candidate, Choreography Track

sarah-olson@uiowa.edu

Juliet Remmers

1st Year M.F.A. in Dance Candidate, Performance Track

juliet-remmers@uiowa.edu

Bethany Sullivan

3rd Year M.F.A. in Dance Candidate, Performance Track

bethany-sullivan@uiowa.edu

Kate Vincek

2nd Year M.F.A. in Dance Candidate, Choreography Track

kate-vincek@uiowa.edu

Emeritus Faculty

Department of Dance Emeritus Faculty
Name Phone E-mail

Charlotte Adams

Professor emerita

charlotte-adams@uiowa.edu

Alicia Brown

Associate Professor Emerita

N/A

matthes626@msn.com

Helen Chadima

Associate Professor Emerita

N/A

helenc79@mchsi.com

Françoise Martinet

Professor Emeritus

N/A