Dance Faculty

Ann Gavit
Director of Dance,
Coordinator of Contemporary
Dance Concentration,
Director of Contemporary Dance Theatre,
Ballet, Choreography, and Dance Appreciation
agavit@nmsu.edu
Paco Antonio
Coordinator of Spanish Dance
Concentration,
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
Betty Burgess
DanceSport Director,Ballroom, Latin, and
Social Dance Instructor
eburgess@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