Faculty

The UAA Department of Theatre and Dance consists of 8 full-time faculty and numerous adjuncts who teach a wide-variety of dance classes each semester. Our talented faculty has received Fulbright Grants, served as Artistic and Technical Directors, founded dance companies and worked as actors across the United States and abroad. Use the links below to learn more about our world-class instructors. 

Brian Cook | UAA Faculty | UAA Theatre and Dance | Jessica Pervier-Brown/UAA
 

Dr. Brian Cook
Associate Professor & Department Chair

 

 

Ty Hewitt
Ty Hewitt
Assistant Professor
Colleen Metzger
Colleen Metzger
Associate Professor
 

 Adjunct Dance Professors

Gabe Harvey
Gabriel Harvey
Hip Hop
Melissa Jabaay
Melissa Jabaay
Contemporary Dance
Dance for Musical Theatre

 

Shop Supervisors

Kaie Promish
Kaie Promish
Costume Shop Supervisor