INTERNIONALLY RENOWN TEACHERS AND DANCERS WHO GAVE ONE TO THREE MONTH WORKSHOPS
AT THE SCHOOL:
(Important : The short activity listing concerning the guest teachers refers only to the time that they were teaching in the school.)
|MANJA DIJKHOFF||1978 - 80||Ballet dancer in Zürich, Strasbourg (France) and Lübeck (Germany); then soloist in the most important shows for several german TV channels; choreographer for fashion shows and commercials. Manja together with Martine Sacoun, former Ballet dancer ran my school during a leave of absence in Abidjan,|
|MICHELE SIMMONS||1980 , 81, 82, 84, 85 ,86, 92||Former soloist with the the Alvin Ailey and Donal McKayle companies; danced in several films and clips directed by Lester Wilson and by Michael Peters ("Thé Wiz", "Thriller"); created several choreographies in the United States and Japan; guest teacher in some of the most prestigeous workshops. Created dances for: "Portes Ouvertes" in 1982, "On the Move" in 1986 and "Moving Pictures-Dancing Times" in 1992; created "Jazzed" for Stepping Out in 1993..|
|BONNIE HOMSEY-ODA||1980 & 1996||Former dancer and soloist for the Martha Graham Company.|
|JOAN WULFSON||1981||Professor at the 'Actor's Studio in New York and Peter Goss Studio in Paris; taught throughout the world including the Feldenkreis technique.|
Choreographer specialized in musicales and directing commercials for Philips, Grundig, Opel; fashion shows; created dances for the "Portes Ouvertes" show in 1982.
Modern dance; former dancer in the Peter Goss and Pina Bausch companies.
|KAMALA CESAR||1981||Indian dance; several styles. Presentet her solo work in India and the United States; first workshop in Europe.|
|NANA GLEASON||1981, 82, 85||Tap dance; performed some very non conventional solos in Jazzdance; toured throughout the world with them.|
|MARCIA GREGG||1982||Tap dance; many workshops in Europe and the United States|
African dance; director of the Koteba Ensemble (African style dances). Creator of an "African Musical "- style with huge succes in the french speaking part of the world.
Former dancer with Martha Graham company; professor at the Het National Ballet school in Amsterdam; created dances for "Portes Ouvertes" show in 1982.
|HARRIS MANDAFOUNIS||1983, 87||Modern dance; former dancer with the Peter Goss company; founder and choreographer for the Athens Modern Dance company; visiting professor at the Rudra-Béjart in Lausanne.|
|JULESTE SALVE||1983, 84||
Jazz teacher at the Rosella Hightower school in Cannes; guest teacher in some of the most famous schools throughout the world; created dances for "10 ans déjà" in 1984.
Modern dance Martha Graham technique; director of the Groupe Chorégraphique d'Orléans.
|BENEDITO P. PEREIRA||1984||Brazilan dances; internationally acclaimed teacher.|
Musicals; choreographer of many dance numbers and staging for well known stars in England and France.
|ARTHUR WILKINS||1985||"Ethnic jazz" teacher with a widely spread reputation.|
|BENJAMIN FELIKSDAL||1986||Jazz dance; director of a large Musical school in the Netherlands.|
Traditional jazz dance; teacher at Steps Studios in New York; danced in several films.
African dance; former director of Mudra Africa in Senegal; guest teacher in the most prestigeous European workshops.
|ANDRE VAN DONGEN||1988, 89||
Tap dance teacher in Vienna (Austria) and director of a company in Germany; created dances for "Destination Dance !" in 1988.
|STEVEN MITCHELL||1988 - 93||
All jazz styles: Lindy Hop, Gospel, Hip Hop, Street dance, Funk, etc.; teacher in Stuttgart; created dances for "Tendanses Jazz! " in 1990; for Stepping Out :"After Midnight" and "Clip" in 1990 and 1992.
|STEVEN HARPER||1989, 90, 92||
Tap dance; teacher in Vienna, Stuttgart, Switzerland and Rio where he directs his own Company; author of many choreographies; did a great dance number for "Tendanses Jazz!" in 1990.
|SERGE RICCI||1990, 91||
Modern jazz; dancer dans in the Rehda and Peter Goss companies in Paris; teacher; first piece as a choreograher: "Oberdiessbach" for Stepping Out in 1991, was a tremendous succes, acclaimd by the press and the audience.
|PASCAL HULIN||1991||Tap dance; internationally known teacher.|
|DANIEL HOUSSET||199, 92||
Teacher of jazz dance and barre-à-terre in some of the French National Conservatories and Dance Education schools; free lance dancer and choreographer.
|YVONNE STÄDLER||1986, 88, 90, 91||Modern dance Cunningham technique; former dancer with the Peter Goss company; dancer in the Athen's Modern Dance Company directed by Harris Mandafounis; teacher at the National Dance School of Athens; created dances for "Destination Dance!" in 1988 and "A propos", "Tendre Querelle" and "Messoyos" for Stepping Out in 1990 and 1991.|
|JEFFREY CARTER||1998, 99||Jazz dance technique; internationally known teacher; Summer Academy at Rosella Hightower's school in Cannes; teacher at the Oslo Opera.|