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  • Ruth K. Arena

    Ruth K. Arena

    Adjunct Instructor of Dance

    Department of Visual & Performing Arts
    Le Moyne College
    1419 Salt Springs Road
    Syracuse, NY 13214


    (315) 445-4523


    B.F.A. in Dance, University of Arizona, College of Fine Arts

    Ms. Arena performed with Dzul Dance in New York City, North Shore Dance Company, Chicago, The Dance Academy of Santa Fe NM, and studied on scholarship with the Paul Taylor Dance Company. Her choreography has been presented by the Syracuse Fringe Festival and the National Water Dance, as well as seen in several Boot & Buskin productions at Le Moyne. Ms. Arena teaches ballet, modern, choreography, jazz, injury prevention, and experiential anatomy. She is passionate about human body movement and the intersections of dance and sciences, and presented a paper on her Bodies In Motion course at the 2016 Conference on Somatics in Dance.

    Ms. Arena has performed and taught with Syracuse City Ballet and is currently on faculty at The Ballet & Dance Center in Dewitt.

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