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Mariella Morales

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Mariella Morales
Adjunct Faculty
Department: Physical Education
phone 510.723.6600
Mariella has studied dances of the African diaspora extensively under the direction of some of the great pioneers in dance. Among them is the late, great Katherine Dunham a true pioneer in Black Dance in America and dance anthropology. In 2013, Mariella became a Certified Dunham Technique Instructor. Mariella's knowledge and expertise have been enhanced through study with the great Jean Leon Destine, a dancer with Dunham's original company and considered today as a natural treasure of Haitian culture. Mariella is Co-Artistic Director of Alafia Dance Ensemble and is currently dance faculty at City College of San Francisco & Chabot College Hayward.