Mission Statement

The Dance GSA is an association of MFA students in Experimental Choreography and PhD students in Critical Dance Studies at University of California, Riverside. The Dance GSA exists as a social, research, and professional community forum that promotes creative collaboration at the graduate level. Our mission is to foster community within the Department of Dance, and to support and advocate for dance graduate students.

Dance GSA Officers

Co-President
Xiomara Forbez, She/Her/Hers
xforb001@ucr.edu

Co-President
Magnolia Yang Sao Yia, She/Her/Hers
myang053@ucr.edu

Faculty Graduate Student Liason
Union Representative
Mallory Peterson, She/Her/Hers
mpete009@ucr.edu

GSA Representative
Megan Danielle Kendzior, She/Her
mkend008@ucr.edu

Marketing Officer and Secretary
Al Ellison, She/Her/Hers
aelli037@ucr.edu

Dancelistserv Operator
Kelly Bowker, She/Her/Hers
kbowk001@email.ucr.edu