Dance Faculty

Shani Collins-Achille, Assistant Professor of Dance Shani Collins-Achille, Assistant Professor of Dance

Shani Collins-Achille, Assistant Professor of Dance
Dance theory and composition • West African dance and folklore • Somatic practices • Dance history

Heidi Henderson, Associate Professor of Dance Heidi Henderson, Associate Professor of Dance

Heidi Henderson, Associate Professor of Dance
Modern technique • Choreography • Improvisation • Anatomy • Dance writing

Lisa Race, Assistant Professor of Dance Lisa Race, Assistant Professor of Dance

Lisa Race, Assistant Professor of Dance
Contemporary dance technique • Dance improvisation • Composition and choreography

Rosemarie Roberts, Associate Professor of Dance Rosemarie Roberts, Associate Professor of Dance

Rosemarie Roberts, Associate Professor of Dance
Body, knowledge, power and difference • Dance studies • Intersection of arts and social justice in education • Social psychology of performance and dance

Richard Schenk, Musician/Composer for Dance Richard Schenk, Musician/Composer for Dance

Richard Schenk, Musician/Composer for Dance
Dance composition • Music for dance

Marya Ursin, Adjunct Instructor in Dance Marya Ursin, Adjunct Instructor in Dance

Marya Ursin, Adjunct Instructor in Dance
Yoga • Mask, myth, movement

Susan Connelly, Visiting Instructor
susan.connelly@conncoll.edu

Derrick Yanford, Visiting Instructor
derrick.yanford@conncoll.edu

Aimee Couture, Academic Department Assistant

Greg Surman, Media & Technology Specialist

Jesus Andujar, Accompanist

Issa Coulibaly, Accompanist

Che Cartafalsa, Accompanist

Sofia Diouk, Accompanist

Phred Mileski, Accompanist

Retired Faculty

Shani Collins-Achille, Assistant Professor of Dance

Shani Collins-Achille, Assistant Professor of Dance
Dance theory and composition • West African dance and folklore • Somatic practices • Dance history

Heidi Henderson, Associate Professor of Dance

Heidi Henderson, Associate Professor of Dance
Modern technique • Choreography • Improvisation • Anatomy • Dance writing

Lisa Race, Assistant Professor of Dance

Lisa Race, Assistant Professor of Dance
Contemporary dance technique • Dance improvisation • Composition and choreography

Rosemarie Roberts, Associate Professor of Dance

Rosemarie Roberts, Associate Professor of Dance
Body, knowledge, power and difference • Dance studies • Intersection of arts and social justice in education • Social psychology of performance and dance

Richard Schenk, Musician/Composer for Dance

Richard Schenk, Musician/Composer for Dance
Dance composition • Music for dance

Marya Ursin, Adjunct Instructor in Dance

Marya Ursin, Adjunct Instructor in Dance
Yoga • Mask, myth, movement

Contact Information:
Phone: Aimee Couture
Phone: 860-439-2830
Fax: 860-439-5365
Email dance@conncoll.edu

Department of Dance
Box 5204
Connecticut College
270 Mohegan Avenue
New London, CT 06320-4196