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2021-2022 College Catalog 
2021-2022 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]


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Pima Dance offers Pima students and community members the opportunity to continue their dance technique with talented instructors in Ballet, Modern, Jazz, Hip Hop, Dance, and Movement for the Actor, as well as the opportunity to perform and choreograph with the Pima Dance Ensemble. Degree-seeking students may prepare to transfer to a dance program at a four-year college or university or explore other career fields such as film, massage therapy, fitness, or theatre arts, alongside dance. 

Department Head:

Jonathan Ng, DMA

West Campus, Room CFAMUS-21, Mail Code 0170

520) 206-6900

Discipline Lead:

LeighAnn Sotomayor, MFA, MS

West Campus, Room CFADRA-127



Melania Federico, (last names A-H)

Adrian Smith, (last names I-Q)

Fabiola Munoz, (last names R-Z)

Adjunct Faculty:

Nolan Kubota, Ballet, Jazz, Dance Ensemble

Marquez Johnson, Hip Hop

TBA, Modern

Mickey Nugent, Movement and Dance for the Actor


DNC 150  - Ballet I

DNC 151  - Ballet II

DNC 152  - Ballet III

DNC 166  - Modern Dance I

DNC 167  - Modern Dance II

DNC 168  - Modern Dance III

DNC 174  - Hip-Hop Dance I

DNC 175  - Hip-Hop Dance II

DNC 219  - Jazz Dance I

DNC 220  - Jazz Dance II

DNC 221  - Jazz Dance III

DNC 269  - Dance Ensemble

DNC 296  - Independent Studies in Dance

“Dance is the Hidden Language of the Soul”

   ​- Martha Graham, Modern Dance Pioneer


Program Highlights

  • Two onstage performances annually
  • Additional performance opportunities
  • Explore dance on film and site-specific performance
  • Professional faculty
  • State-of-the-art facilities


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