University of Arizona
School of Dance

2023

Arizona Jazz Dance Showcase. October 6-8, 2023
Sarah Lisette Chiesea

Sarah Lisette Chiesea

Sarah Lisette Chiesa is an American born interdisciplinary artist living in Tucson Arizona, who has lived in the United States, Europe, Mexico, and Venezuela. She received her education from the North Carolina School of the Arts for high school, received a BFA from...
Sherry Zunker

Sherry Zunker

Sherry Zunker is an established director, choreographer, creator, and educator whose work covers the concert dance realm, musical theater, corporate entertainment, production shows, television, video, and film. Sherry is the Founder of BeMoved®, a company passionate...
Lorin Mathis

Lorin Mathis

Lorin began his training at Ballet Arts Minnesota before training at Pacific Northwest Ballet School and San Francisco Ballet School. Some of his most influential teachers included Bonnie Mathis, Lirena Branitski, Flemming Halby, Jorge Esquivel, Johan Renvall, and...
Marquez E. Johnson

Marquez E. Johnson

Marquez Johnson holds a Master of Fine Arts in Dance degree from the University of Arizona as well as a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication.  Marquez is currently on faculty at the University of Arizona’s School of...
Tamara Dyke-Compton

Tamara Dyke-Compton

Tamara Dyke-Compton serves as the Associate Director, Associate Professor, and Director of Graduate Studies at The University of Arizona School of Dance in Tucson, Arizona. She teaches jazz technique, modern technique, teaching methods, choreography, and dance...