Dance Festival Faculty
Stephen D. Hankey
E. Clayton Cornelious
Paul A. Dennis
Paul A. Dennis - Guest Instructor
A former member of the José Limón Dance Company, Paul earned his BFA at The Juilliard School and his MFA including a certificate in Arts Management at Purchase College of the State University of New York. He has danced with Works/Laura Glenn Dance and Jacob's Pillow Men Dancers: The Ted Shawn Legacy. He has been in residence abroad with Dance International Burgos, Spain, and adjudicator for Certamen International de Choreograpfia, Burgos-New York. He has re-staged seminal masterpieces of José Limón and Doris Humphrey for The Limón Dance Company, Teatro Dell'Opera Di Roma, Nacre Dance Company, and on students at many colleges. He has been a guest artist/faculty at Mount Holyoke College, Amherst College, and Jacob's Pillow Community Dance Program. Paul is Guest Festival Director for The White Mountains Summer Dance Festival and has recently directed and performed three Pearl Primus solos at the 92nd St. Y, Jacob's Pillow and The Flea. Currently he is on faculty at the University of Massachusetts Amherst Dance Department and The Five College Dance Department. Mr. Dennis is a former dance faculty member at CCSU.