Dance calls to us in this challenging time more than ever. It’s ability to make us whole, enliven our body and release our spirit is priceless.
Alan is a popular and well-known dance educator, currently teaching at College of Marin, ROCO Dance, and in many public schools where he pioneered an arts education curriculum wedded to the California State Standards. Alan also teaches master classes professionally at many private studios and dance centers.
His nationally acclaimed Musicality for Dancers Workshops trained many professional dancers and revealed the conscious path to artistry. In both jazz and contemporary modern, Dance Magazine acclaims: “Alan brings the heart of contemporary dance to life in a technically solid, musically aware and joyously expressive class.”
He has been on the faculty of the San Francisco Ballet School, Sacramento Ballet, Les Ballet Jazz du Montreal, Steps NY, the National Dance Institute and Regional Dance America. His teaching draws from a rich and diverse background on the Broadway stage, from Alvin Ailey Dance Center, the Jose Limon Co. and local legends such as Ed Mock, Nontsizi Cayou, Debra Brooks Vaughn and Alonzo King.
He has choreographed for local stages as well as nationally, and is keenly revered as a master teacher of musicality and performance skills.
College of Marin
FREE classes being offered Spring 2022 semester- sign up now!
MODERN CONTEMPORARY Beg/Int classes are held every Monday and Wednesday at 9:40am. Int/Adv classes are held every Tuesday and Thursday at 5:10pm. See college dance schedule.
Roco Dance in Mill Valley
INT/ADV CONTEMPORARY JAZZ Classes are held every Saturday at 10:45am. Class cards or walk in’s welcome.
Dance Education for Kids
K-5 DANCE EDUCATION PROGRAMS ARE AVAILABLE
Each grade level dance program is designed with your curricular goals in mind and consistent with current California State Standards.