Janaea Lyn McAlee

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Title: 
Dance Faculty
Primary Department:
 Phone: 623.935.8427
 Location: MON 234A
Office Hours Additional Information 
By appointment during summer.

Janaea.McAlee

Education 
Master of Arts - Choreography/Dance
Vermont College of Norwich University (Goddard Graduate Program)
Bachelor of Arts - Theatre Arts/Dance
Sonoma State University
Individual Artist Award - Choreography
Maryland State Arts Council
Biography 

Janaea Lyn McAlee is Residential Dance Faculty at EMCC. Her artistic and educational focus is on facilitating collaborative projects and she brings this philosophy to the EMCC dance program and the student company, DancEstrella. Prior to relocating to Phoenix, Janaea was Assistant Professor of Dance and Performing Arts Program Coordinator for Cecil College in Maryland from 2006-2012. While there she designed and directed an interdisciplinary performing arts degree program and was actively involved in the opening of a new arts center. Janaea was Founding/Artistic Director of Dance Matrix and Convergence - Dancers & Musicians and her work has been presented nationally and internationally in France, Scotland, Poland, San Francisco, Chicago, New York, Philadelphia, and Washington, DC. A third generation Isadora Duncan dancer and historian, Janaea actively presents Duncan workshops throughout Arizona.She has presented at both the 2015 and 2013 Isadora Duncan International Symposiums and and currently serves on the Isadora Duncan Archive Committee. In her spare time Janaea also studies and performs Flamenco as a professional hobby. 

 

 

Academic Interests 
Collaborative Dance-Making, Isadora Duncan
College Service 
EMCC Fine and Performing Arts Committee
District Service 
MCC Instructional Council - Dance
Affiliations 
National Dance Educators Organization
American College Dance Association
Arizona Dance Coalition
Isadora Duncan International Symposium
Publications & Intellectual Contributions 

Conference presentations include Creating Across Disciplines: An Integrative Approach To Performing Art Education at The League for Innovation in Community Colleges and Calling as Career: The Intersection of Life and Learning in the Performing Arts at the Association for the Advancement of Community College Teaching (AFACCT). In 2012, Janaea (a.k.a. Janaea Rose Lyn) published “Dance This Notebook!” with artwork by Laura Higgins Palmer. A contributing writer for Choreoclinic (www.choreclinic.com), she has also written an e-book/text, Designing Your Life in the Performing Arts! A Resource for Dancers, Actors and Musicians and the article Choreographer/Composer Collaborations was published in “Choreography and Dance, An International Journal.”

Classes Current Teaching
Name Title Term Days Times/Dates
DAN150 View class details for Dance Performance I (DAN150)Dance Performance I FAL18 F 1:00pm - 4:00pm
SEP 7 - DEC 14
DAN155 View class details for Dance Performance II (DAN155)Dance Performance II FAL18 F 1:00pm - 4:00pm
SEP 7 - DEC 14
DAN220 View class details for Dance Career Preparation (DAN220)Dance Career Preparation FAL18 MW 2:30pm - 3:45pm
AUG 20 - DEC 14
DAN231AA View class details for Ballet III: Intensive (DAN231AA)Ballet III: Intensive FAL18 MWF 9:00am - 10:25am
AUG 20 - DEC 14
DAN232AA View class details for Modern Dance III: Intensive (DAN232AA)Modern Dance III: Intensive FAL18 MWF 10:30am - 11:55am
AUG 20 - DEC 14
DAN234AA View class details for Ballet IV: Intensive (DAN234AA)Ballet IV: Intensive FAL18 MWF 9:00am - 10:25am
AUG 20 - DEC 14
DAN235AA View class details for Modern Dance IV: Intensive (DAN235AA)Modern Dance IV: Intensive FAL18 MWF 10:30am - 11:55am
AUG 20 - DEC 14
DAN250 View class details for Dance Performance III (DAN250)Dance Performance III FAL18 F 1:00pm - 4:00pm
SEP 7 - DEC 14
DAN255 View class details for Dance Performance IV (DAN255)Dance Performance IV FAL18 F 1:00pm - 4:00pm
SEP 7 - DEC 14