Janaea Lyn McAlee

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Title: 
Dance Faculty
Primary Department:
 Phone: 623.935.8427
 Location: MON 234A
Monday: 12:00 pm-1:00 pm
Wednesday: 12:00 pm-1:00 pm
Friday: 12:00 pm-1:00 pm
Office Hours Additional Information 
M/W/F in PAC 105, Tuesdays and Thursdays by appointment in MON234A (office) and 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 in Choreography from the Maryland State Arts Council
Maryland State Arts Council
Biography 

Janaea Lyn McAlee is Residential Dance Faculty at EMCC and is the AAFA in Dance degree faculty advisor. Her artistic and educational philosophy is rooted in creating and facilitating collaborative and community based dance projects. She brings this approach to the EMCC dance program and the student company she directs for DancEstrella which has a focus on student choreography. 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 both Dance Matrix and Convergence - Dancers & Musicians, Ltd. Her work as a dancer, choreographer and teacher has been presented nationally and internationally in France, Scotland, Poland, San Francisco, Chicago, New York, Philadelphia, and Washington, DC, among others. A third generation Isadora Duncan dancer and historian, Janaea actively presents Duncan workshops throughout Arizona.She has presented at the 2017, 2015 and 2013 Isadora Duncan International Symposiums and currently serves as Co-Chair for the Isadora Duncan Archive Committee. 

 

Academic Interests 
Collaborative Dance-Making, Isadora Duncan
College Service 
EMCC Fine and Performing Arts Committee
District Service 
MCCCD Instructional Council - Dance, ongoing and IC Chair 2017-18
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
DAN131 View class details for Ballet I (DAN131)Ballet I FAL19 TR 8:30am - 9:45am
AUG 20 - DEC 13
DAN134 View class details for Ballet II (DAN134)Ballet II FAL19 TR 8:30am - 9:45am
AUG 20 - DEC 13
DAN150 View class details for Dance Performance I (DAN150)Dance Performance I FAL19 F 1:00pm - 3:40pm
AUG 23 - DEC 13
DAN155 View class details for Dance Performance II (DAN155)Dance Performance II FAL19 F 1:00pm - 3:40pm
AUG 23 - DEC 13
DAN231 View class details for Ballet III (DAN231)Ballet III FAL19 MW AUG 19 - DEC 13
DAN232 View class details for Modern Dance III (DAN232)Modern Dance III FAL19 MW AUG 19 - DEC 13
DAN234 View class details for Ballet IV (DAN234)Ballet IV FAL19 MW AUG 19 - DEC 13
DAN235 View class details for Modern Dance IV (DAN235)Modern Dance IV FAL19 MW AUG 19 - DEC 13
DAN250 View class details for Dance Performance III (DAN250)Dance Performance III FAL19 F 1:00pm - 3:40pm
AUG 23 - DEC 13
DAN255 View class details for Dance Performance IV (DAN255)Dance Performance IV FAL19 F 1:00pm - 3:40pm
AUG 23 - DEC 13
DAN264 View class details for Choreography I (DAN264)Choreography I FAL19 MW 1:00pm - 2:15pm
AUG 19 - DEC 13
DAN265 View class details for Choreography II (DAN265)Choreography II FAL19 MW 1:00pm - 2:15pm
AUG 19 - DEC 13
DAN131 View class details for Ballet I (DAN131)Ballet I SPR20 TR 9:00am - 10:20am
JAN 21 - MAY 8
DAN134 View class details for Ballet II (DAN134)Ballet II SPR20 TR 9:00am - 10:20am
JAN 21 - MAY 8
DAN150 View class details for Dance Performance I (DAN150)Dance Performance I SPR20 F 1:00pm - 3:40pm
JAN 17 - MAY 8
DAN155 View class details for Dance Performance II (DAN155)Dance Performance II SPR20 F 1:00pm - 3:40pm
JAN 17 - MAY 8
DAN221 View class details for Rhythmic Awareness I (DAN221)Rhythmic Awareness I SPR20 MW 1:00pm - 2:15pm
JAN 13 - MAY 8
DAN231 View class details for Ballet III (DAN231)Ballet III SPR20 MW 9:00am - 10:20am
JAN 22 - MAY 8
DAN232 View class details for Modern Dance III (DAN232)Modern Dance III SPR20 MW 10:30am - 11:50am
JAN 22 - MAY 8
DAN234 View class details for Ballet IV (DAN234)Ballet IV SPR20 MW 9:00am - 10:20am
JAN 22 - MAY 8
DAN235 View class details for Modern Dance IV (DAN235)Modern Dance IV SPR20 MW 10:30am - 11:50am
JAN 22 - MAY 8
DAN250 View class details for Dance Performance III (DAN250)Dance Performance III SPR20 F 1:00pm - 3:40pm
JAN 17 - MAY 8
DAN255 View class details for Dance Performance IV (DAN255)Dance Performance IV SPR20 F 1:00pm - 3:40pm
JAN 17 - MAY 8
DAN280 View class details for Dance Practicum (DAN280)Dance Practicum SPR20 F 1:00pm - 3:40pm
JAN 17 - MAY 8