Faculty

Full Time

 

Kerry-Ann Henry, Director

Master of Education (M.E.T.) in Education Technology, University of British Columbia, British Columbia, Canada; Master of Art (M.A.) in Theatre and Development, University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK; Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) Mathematics (major), The University of the West Indies, Mona, Jamaica; Diploma in Dance in Education (Dip. Ed.), Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts, Jamaica

Marlon Simms, Assistant Director & H.O.D. Education

Master of Fine Arts (M.F.A.) in Choreographic Theory and Practice, Southern Methodist University, Texas, USA; Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Literatures in English, The University of the West Indies, Mona, Jamaica; Postgraduate Diploma in Education, University of Technology, Kingston, Jamaica

Dr. Nicholeen DeGrasse-Johnson, Principal

Ph.D. in Dance, Temple University, Philadelphia, USA; Masters of Art (M.A.) in Dance Education, State University of New York (SUNY) College at Brockport, Rochester, USA; Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in Dance, State University of New York (SUNY) College at Brockport, Rochester, USA; Diploma in Dance Education, Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts, Kingston, Jamaica

Alice Berry-Gayle, Senior Lecturer

Master of Art (M.A.) in Dance, SUNY College at Brockport, Rochester, USA; Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in Dance, State University of New York (SUNY) College at Brockport, Rochester, USA; Diploma in Dance Teacher Education, Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts, Kingston, Jamaica

Neila Ebanks

Master of Art (M.A.) in Physical Theatre, University of Surrey, Surrey, UK; Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in Sociology, The University of the West Indies, Mona, Jamaica; Certificate in Dance Theatre and Production, Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts, Jamaica

Oneil Pryce

Master of Arts (M.A.) in Choreography, Trinity LABAN, London, UK; Bachelor of Fine Arts (B.F.A.) in Dance, State University of New York (SUNY) College at Brockport, Rochester, USA; Diploma, Dance in Education (Dip. Ed.), Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts, Kingston, Jamaica

Sophia McKain

Bachelor of Fine Arts (B.F.A.) in Performance and Choreography, Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts, Jamaica; Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.), The University of the West Indies, Mona, Jamaica

Part-Time

Barbara Requa, Master Teacher

Diploma in Physical Education – Dartford College of Physical Education, Kent, UK; Certificate in Education – London University Institute of Education, UK

Barry Moncrieffe, Master Teacher

Martha Graham School of Dance, USA; Diploma in Dance Performance, Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts, Kingston, Jamaica

Elizabeth Vickers-Samuda, Master Teacher
A.R.A.D. (Associate of the Royal Academy of Dancing), RAD Teaching Certificate, London, UK

Coretta Brown-Johnson
PH.D. in Clinical Psychology, Walden University, Minnesota, USA, Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in Psychology, International University of the Caribbean, Jamaica; Diploma in Dance Education, Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts, Kingston, Jamaica

Dennis Eckart
Capoeira Contra-Maestre Diploma, Federative Republic of Brazil, Association of Sport and Culture, Cativeiro Capoeira; Certificate Capoeira Emboscada (specialization course), Federative Republic of Brazil, Association of Sport and Culture, Cativeiro Capoeira; Diploma, Fitness Trainer, BSA Academy, Munich, Germany; Diploma Nutrition Trainer, BSA Academy, Munich, Germany

Abeldo Gonzales- Fonseca
Diploma, Consejo Provincial De Las Artes Escenicas (National Dance School of Modern and Folk Dance), Havana, Cuba

Neisha-yen Jones
Professional Diploma in Performance, Millennium Performing Arts School, London, UK

Asha Meikle-Giwa-Agbomereile

Bachelor of Arts in Education (B.A.E.) in Dance, Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts, Kingston, Jamaica

Nadia Roxburgh
Master of Arts (M.A.) in Theatre Practices, University of Manchester, Kent, UK

Accompanists

Sean Anderson, Aesriah Barnett, Kevan Douglas, Oneil Green, Jordache Jones, Michael Morgan, Kemoy Outar