With a maximum cohort size of 18, LEAP students enjoy the ongoing support of their group and an exceptionall y high level of personal attention by the faculty and staff.  The program's director, manager, and key administrators are all former professional dancers, and LEAP professors are highly qualified teachers of adult learners.

Program Director:
Mark Baird

Program Manager:
Megan Low

Program Administrators:
Annie Colbeck, Southern California Coordinator  

Claire Sheridan, Program Founder
Cathy Davalos, LEAP Faculty Chair

Writing for the Liberal Arts:
Elizabeth Cowan (San Francisco)
Anne Hawthorne (Los Angeles)
Michael Flanagan (New York)

Personal and Professional Assessment:
Kimmy Johnson (San Francisco)
Miri Hunter (Los Angeles)
Kathy Hairston (New York)

Critical Perspectives I:
Grete Stenersen (San Francisco)
Erik Ragngo (Los Angeles)
Christian De Matteo (New York)

Critical Perspectives II:
Pamela Thomas (San Francisco)
Sandie Richards (Los Angeles)
Karen De Crescenzo (New York)

Multicultural Thought:
Megan Low (San Francisco)
Christian De Matteo (New York)

Rock to Bach:
Lino Rivera (San Francisco)
Jeanne Golan (New York)

Dance History:
Carrie Gaiser Casey (San Francisco)
Jill Nunes-Jensen (Los Angeles)
Sydney Skybetter (New York)

Kinesiology and Human Performance:
Sonia Bell, MD (San Francisco)
Stuart Rugg (Los Angeles)
Marijeanne Liederbach (New York)

Art and Practice of Math (Elective):
Jim Iler (San Francisco)
Andy Bean (Los Angeles)
Rosemary Farley (New York)

Principles of Performance:
Rebecca Engle (San Francisco)
Frank Murray (San Francisco)
Clayton B. Hodges (Los Angeles)
Gary Ramsey (New York)

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Mailing Address

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1928 Saint Mary's Road
Moraga, CA 94575
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