Dance Faculty

Guy R. Backlund
Dance Program Director
Director of DanceSport
 rayback@nmsu.edu
Paco Antonio
Coordinator of Spanish Dance,
Director of Sol y Arena,
Instructor, Flamenco, World Dance
 pacton@nmsu.edu
 
Debra Knapp
Director of Traveling Airs Performing Company,
Jazz, Modern, Pedagogy
 deknapp@nmsu.edu
 
Ann Gavit
Coordinator of Contemporary Dance,
Director of Contemporary Dance Theatre,
Ballet, Choreography, and Dance Appreciation
 agavit@nmsu.edu
Lucilene de Geus
Sol y Arena
Instructor, Classical Spanish Dance,
Flamenco Structures & Improvisation,
and Flamenco Choreography
 
Ana Suffle
Instructor, Tap Dance
Mike Knapp
Instructor, Performance
Production and Studio Management
Lisette Tarin
Instructor, Dance Appreciation
Paul Harper
Instructor, Social Dance