The UW Department of Dance is excited to announce that Alana Isiguen has accepted the Artist in Residence position, to start in September, 2020.
About Alana Isiguen:
Isiguen received her formative training as a student apprentice with the Charlotte Ballet, formerly the North Carolina Dance Theater, under the direction of Jean-Pierre Bonnefoux and Patricia McBride. She continued studying privately with Rebecca Massey Wiley who mentored her in dance pedagogy, staging classical works, and rehearsal direction. Isiguen furthered her studies at the Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet, Chautauqua Ballet, Alonzo King’s LINES Ballet, the Salzburg Experimental Academy of Dance in Austria, and with Summer Lee Rhatigan at the San Francisco Conservatory of Dance. Isiguen has presented her choreography at La Mama Experimental Theatre Club in New York, and her performance credits include works by George Balanchine, Ohad Naharin, Mark Morris, and William Forsythe.
Isiguen has a MFA in Dance from the University of California, Irvine and a BFA from New York University, Tisch School of the Arts. She has served on faculty at the University of California, Irvine; the Dance Academy of North Jersey; Santa Ana College; and the School of the Sacramento Ballet. She most recently served as an Assistant Professor at Cornish College of the Arts.