Faculty / Damara Ganley

Teaching Duties: Art Department Co-Head, Dance Teacher

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Departments: Dance, Arts

Ms. Ganley is a core member of two of the most respected Bay Area dance companies: Joe Goode Performance Group and Project Bandaloop. She has also performed with at least a dozen other well-known dance ensembles. She has taught for both Bandaloop and Joe Goode in various college residencies and served as the Education Coordinator for JGPG. Other teaching includes the Berkeley Ballet Theatre, Danspace, and UCSC. In addition, she loves to teach dance at the Sunnyvale Parkinson’s Institute, a rich blend of art and therapy, and also has gained expertise in the emerging academic discipline of Performance Studies.


  • Graduate Certification, Theater Arts, University of California, Santa Cruz
  • B.A., Cultural Anthropology and Women's Studies, University of California, Santa Cruz

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