Skip Navigation

Brockport / Dance / Faculty / Home

Department of Dance

Department of Dance Faculty

Members of Brockport's dance faculty have been dancers/directors of professional companies and continue to be active in the professional world. Many are nationally recognized for their expertise and have been selected for choreographic and musical commission, awards in teaching and publication, and leadership positions in major professional organizations. Their areas of professional interest and affiliation include certifications in Alexander, Feldenkrais, Labanotation and Labananalysis, as well as leadership in the National Association of Schools of Dance, International Guild of Musicians in Dance, and the Congress on Research in Dance. They also are recipients of awards from Young Audiences, Inc., the Chancellor of the State University of New York, the American College Dance Festival, the Fulbright Foundation, and the New York State Council on the Arts.


  • Maura Keefe, Interim Chair and Associate Professor
  • Heather Acomb, Adjunct Lecturer
  • Oluyinka Akinjiola, Visiting Assistant Professor
  • Andrew Alden, Musician
  • Marissa Aucoin, Graduate Teaching Assistant
  • Allison Bohman, Adjunct Lecturer
  • Benoit Beauchamp, Production Director
  • Pamela Callan, Department Administrator
  • Tammy Carrasco, Assistant Professor
  • Alexander Chimienti, Musician
  • Colleen Culley, Adjunct Lecturer
  • Marianne Dalton, Lecturer
  • Jacqueline Davis, Professor Emerita
  • Richard DeLaney, Musician
  • William Evans, Visiting Professor Emeritus
  • Garth Fagan, Distinguished Professor Emeritus
  • Maurice Fraga, Graduate Teaching Assistant
  • Sondra Fraleigh, Professor Emerita
  • James Hansen, Associate Professor, Undergraduate Program Director
  • Scott Horsington, Musician
  • Cheryl Johnson, Lecturer
  • Nicole Kaplan, Adjunct Lecturer
  • Greg Ketchum, Musician and Sound, Video and Technologies Specialist
  • Mariah Maloney, Associate Professor, Interim Graduate Program Director
  • Jessica Moore, Graduate Teaching Assistant
  • Clyde Morgan, Associate Professor Emeritus
  • Eddie Murphy, Lecturer
  • Susannah Newman, Associate Professor Emerita
  • John O'Connor, Piano Maintenance
  • Stevie Oakes, Assistant Professor
  • Darwin Prioleau, Professor, Dean-School of The Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Irma Pylyshenko, Assistant Professor Emerita
  • Daniel Reichert, Graduate Teaching Assistant
  • Karl Rogers, Assistant Professor
  • Khalid Saleem, Musician
  • Emma Scholl, Costumer
  • Juanita Suarez, Director, Interdisciplinary Arts for Children Program and Associate Professor
  • Tamara Wilcox, Visiting Assistant Professor, Music Director for Dance
  • Vanessa Van Wormer, Visiting Assistant Professor

 Return to the Dance Home Page

Last Updated 8/25/15


Chamber Ballet Brockport Dancers perform at the Warner Castle Sunken Gardens

TICINO IN DANZA International Festival and The American School in Switzerland produce Visiting Assistant Professor of Dance Vanessa Van Wormer’s Choreography

Tammy Carrasco, Assistant Professor of Dance, Curates Eclectic Show for the Fringe Festival

“Merged” III with Associate Professor of Dance James Hansen Chosen as “Critic’s Pick”

Dance Professor Maura Keefe Interviews Noted Figures from the Dance World at Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival

James Hansen, Associate Professor of Dance, Presents Choreography in two International Venues

Stevie Oakes, Asst Professor of Dance, Participates in International Dance Film Festival

Maura Keefe, Interim Chair of Dance, Publishes Article on Contemporary Ballet

Chamber Ballet Brockport Dancers perform at the Warner Castle Sunken Gardens





November 19-21


March 9-13, 2016

American College Dance Association (ACDA)