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Meet the Faculty

Sarah BoltonSarah Artha Negara
Title: Adjunct Professor
Degrees: M.F.A., Mills College, B.F.A., Long Beach State University, A.A. Cabrillo College
Teaching Experience: Since 2001
Career Highlight:  Fall 2010 Residency with Suar Agung in Bali, Indonesia
Hobbies: Dance, Pilates, Yoga, Balinese arts & culture, fitness, art, travel, nature, volunteerism, disability awareness
Quote: "The truest expression of a people is in its dance and in its music. Bodies never lie.” 
– Agnes de Mille
Kendra BarnesKendra Barnes
Title: Adjunct Professor
Degrees: M.A. Golden Gate University, B.A. San Francisco State University
Teaching Experience: 20+ years Nationally & Internationally
Career Highlight: Running a dance company for 15+ years, traveling, producing the Black Choreographers Festival
Hobbies: Reading, bike riding, volunteering, taking movement classes (Bikram Yoga, Pilates, Brazillian Dance, Haitian Dance, West African Dance)
Quote: "I do not try to dance better than anyone else. I only try to dance better than myself." 
– Mikhail Baryshnikov
Denaya DaileyDenaya Dailey
 Adjunct Professor
 M.F.A., Mills College, B.F.A., UCLA
Teaching Experience: 
Since 2006
Career Highlight:
 Choreographing and producing performances all over the West Coast
 Choreography, modern dance, jazz dance, ballet, yoga, Pilates.  Challenging students to reach for new heights and helping students to find their personal voice.
"Dance is for everybody. I believe that the dance came from the people and that it should always be delivered back to the people.” –  Alvin Ailey
Kenneth Delmar Kenneth Delmar
Title: Adjunct Professor
Degrees: Masters Degree Equivalency (Dance), Skyline College
Teaching Experience: 34 years
Career Highlight: Toured the world with five major dance companies,
dancing in the most beautiful theaters between San Francisco and the Baltic sea.
Hobbies: Cuban Folkloric Dancing and singing
Quote: "We should consider every day lost on which we have not danced at least once. And we should call every truth false which was not accompanied by at least one laugh." – Friedrich Nietzsche
Joan Walton Joan Walton
Title: Adjunct Professor
M.F.A., Stanford University, B.S., University of Cincinnati
Career Highlight: There have been many, and more are yet to come...
Hobbies: 10th century British authors, history museums, thrift shops, 19th and 20th century vintage consuming
Quote: "They who dance are thought mad by those who hear not the music" – Friedrich Nietzsche