Faculty & Staff

The nationally recognized Department of Dance faculty and staff bring years of professional experience and represent a diverse cross section of aesthetics and teaching philosophies to give students a well-rounded academic experience.

Faculty and staff in the Department of Dance are active professionals in the dance field and have worked for and with prestigious organizations across the United States and abroad, including Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre, Washington Ballet, Ballet Theatre of Lima (Peru), Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, Liz Lerman Dance Exchange, National Ballet School of Cuba, Das Bonner Ballet, Phoenix Repertory Dance Company, and many more. 

Full-time Faculty & Staff

Name & Title Contact Info

Dr. Helene Breazeale
Professor Emerita 

 

Trudy Cobb Dennard
Faculty Emerita 

 

Sandra Perez
Faculty Emerita 

 

Dr. Susan Kirchner
Faculty Emerita 

 

Catherine Horta-Hayden
Chairperson and Professor 


410-704-3309
Center for the Arts 1002D

Runqiao Du
Lecturer


410-704-3025
Center for the Arts 1002E

Nancy Wanich-Romita
Lecturer


410-704-4527
Center for the Arts 1002P

Alison Seidenstricker
Assistant Professor

 
410-704-2775
Center for the Arts 1002H

Caroline Rocher Barnes
Instructor


410-704-5579
Center for the Arts 1002X

Robert Kleinendorst
Assistant Professor


410-704-2119
Center for the Arts 1002J

Linda-Denise Fisher-Harrell
Masterclass Instructor

Jaye Knutson
Professor


410-704-2770
Center for the Arts 1002G

Susan Mann
Professor


410-704-2290
Center for the Arts 1002F

Vincent Thomas
Professor


410-704-2148
Center for the Arts 1002K

Hector Quintero Alvarado
Production Coordinator & Adjunct Faculty

410-704-3883
Center for the Arts 1002W

Reginald Cole
Administrative Assistant II


410-704-2760
Center for the Arts 1002C

 

Adjunct Faculty & Staff

Name & Title Contact Info

Jayne Bernasconi
Adjunct Faculty


410-704-4527
Center for the Arts 1002R

Tracie Burton-Hooper
Adjunct Faculty


410-704-4527
Center for the Arts 1002X

Karen Campbell Kuebler
Adjunct Faculty


410-704-4527

Andrea Lasner
Adjunct Faculty

alasner1@jhmi.edu
410-704-4527
Center for the Arts 1002P

Nicole Martinell 
Adjunct Faculty


410-704-2301
Center for the Arts 1002U

Lacey Sheppard
Adjunct Faculty


410-704-4527

Paul Shapanus
Adjunct Faculty


410-704-4527
Center for the Arts 1002

Malcolm Shute
Adjunct Faculty


410-704-4527
Center for the Arts 1002S

Candice Webster
Director of Education, Community Dance Division & Adjunct Faculty


Center for the Arts, Room 1002V
Phone: 410-704-3495
Fax: 410-704-3752

Jason Baker
Dance Musician Coordinator & 
Adjunct Faculty


410-704-4527

William Goffigan
Accompanist

410-704-4527
Center for the Arts 1002

Larissa Rotnitskaya
Accompanist 

410-704-4527
Center for the Arts 1002