Dance Faculty and Staff

  • Celine Berthaud

    Adjunct Faculty, School of Dance, CVPA

    Celine Berthaud began her formal dance training at the Boston Arts Academy where she graduated as a Dance Major. Upon graduation, she attended George Mason University on a performance scholarship receiving her Bachelors in the Fine Arts for Dance.
  • Shaun Boyle D'Arcy

    Assistant Professor, School of Dance, CVPA

    Shaun Boyle is a dance practitioner and educator with research interests in classical and contemporary ballet, modern/contemporary dance, and choreographic practice. Read more...
  • Susan Brionez

    Office Manager, School of Dance, CVPA

    Susan Brionez, Office Manager, School of Dance, has been at Mason for nearly fifteen years.  After 13+ years as Assistant to the Associate Dean of Undergraduate Programs/Office Manager in the Volgenau School of Engineering, Susan transitioned to the artistic side of higher education.
  • Ethan Brown

    Adjunct Faculty, School of Dance, CVPA

    Born in New York City, Ethan was the fifth member of his family to dance with American Ballet Theatre. Read more...
  • Paul Cassens

    Adjunct Faculty, School of Dance, CVPA

    Paul Cassens is a principal dancer with the D.C. Casineros, a role which has given him the opportunity to perform, teach, and choreograph with the company throughout the United States and abroad. 
  • Lori Clark

    Adjunct Faculty, School of Dance, CVPA

    Lori Clark is a full-time dancer/choreographer and holds a Masters Degree in Dance from American University. Read more...
  • Antoinette Connell

    Adjunct Faculty, School of Dance, CVPA

    Antoinette Hercules Connell, who is originally from Trinidad & Tobago, has been a performing member with the Kankouran West African Dance Company for the past thirty-five years.
  • Shu-Chen Cuff

    Adjunct Faculty, School of Dance, CVPA

    Shu-Chen Cuff was born in Kaohsiung, Taiwan where she established a well-rounded background in dance with training in Ballet, Modern, Chinese Opera movements, and various Chinese folk dances.
  • Christopher d'Amboise

    Professor, School of Dance, CVPA

    Born into a family of dancers, Christopher d’Amboise has had many careers: dancer, director, choreographer, playwright and teacher. Read more...
  • Kelly Crandall d'Amboise

    Adjunct Faculty, School of Dance, CVPA

    As an Adjunct Faculty Member of Mason's School of Dance, Kelly has taught advanced ballet, gen ed ballet and modern, and Dance Appreciation 101. Read more...