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Michele Ainza

Vivian Bull Music Center 102

Education: M.F.A. Choreography, California Institute of the Arts; B.F.A. Ohio University


Adjunct Professor of Dance and Guest Artist at Willamette University, Salem, OR.
Adjunct Professor of Dance at Linfield College, McMinnville, OR.
Dance Professor at The University of Veracruz, Facultad de Danza, Xalapa, Mexico
Artistic Director and Professor of Dance at Fresno City College, Fresno, CA
Adjunct Professor of Dance and Guest Artist, Lewis and Clark College, Portland, OR.


Creating In The Arts Grant, Willamette University
California Institute of the Arts, Academic Scholarship
Integrated Movement Studies (IMS), Certification Program in Laban Movement Analysis and Bartenieff Fundamentals, Academic Scholarship
Ohio University, Artistic Scholarship


Artistic Director of MAD, Michele Ainza Dance
Linfield Dance Ensemble Director
Guest Artist, Willamette University, Lewis and Clark College, University of Veracruz
Company member of Oslund+Co/Dance
Company member of TDI, Turner Dance Industries

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