Program Faculty

Sevim Abaza
Technical Director
661-255-1050 x2515

A native of Amman, Jordan, Sevim Abaza is a Production Manager, Designer, and educator with a career spanning multiple disciplines. Throughout the past decade she has designed and managed over 500 productions, ranging from black box theatre and contemporary dance to technology conferences and... Continue reading »

Julie Bour

Julie Bour (Contemporary Technique, Composition) Julie Bour is a native french choreographer settled in the USA since 2002. She creates works for her project-based company as well as for renowned repertory companies such as Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet, 10 Hairy Legs or Joffrey Concert group.... Continue reading »

Glen Eddy
Faculty, Ballet Technique, Partnering
661-255-1050 x2619

Glen is a native of California, he studied at Calarts in the early '70s with Mia Slavenska, Donald McKayle, and Bella Lewitsky. While still a student he toured nationally with Margalite Oved dance company, based in Los Angeles, and then with Kathryn Posin dance company, and with Donald Byrd in... Continue reading »

Nina Flagg
Faculty, Contemporary Technique, Hip Hop

Nina Flagg is a California native who attended Los Angeles County High School for the Arts. After obtaining her B.A. in Sociology from UCLA in 2001, she went on to tour as a principal dancer with the Philadelphia based Hip-Hop dance company Rennie Harris Puremovement. In 2007, Nina began... Continue reading »

Rosanna Gamson
Faculty, Composition
661-255-1050 x2403

A native New Yorker, Rosanna Gamson studied composition with Hanya Holm and Bessie Schonberg, and earned a BFA and MFA in Dance from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts under the chairmanship of Lawrence Rhodes. She performed internationally as a member of Andrew DeGroat & Dancers, and in... Continue reading »

Ariel Osterweis
Faculty, Dance History

Ariel Osterweis is on faculty at The Sharon Disney Lund School of Dance at CalArts, where she teaches critical dance studies and performance studies courses. She has also taught at Skidmore College, Wayne State University, and the University of California, Berkeley. Osterweis earned her Ph.D. in... Continue reading »

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