Faculty and Staff
Director, School of Dance & Associate Professor
School of Dance, CVPA
Programming and Engagement Manager, Center for the Arts, CVPA and Adjunct Faculty, School of Dance, CVPAVic Adebusola is a seasoned dancer, instructor, and arts manager. Vic is the Commercial Dance Director for Metropolitan School of the Arts, leading the organization's after-school hip-hop and contemporary dance programs.
Adjunct Faculty, School of Dance, CVPACeline Berthaud began her formal dance training at the Boston Arts Academy where she graduated as a Dance Major. Upon graduation, she attended George Mason University on a performance scholarship receiving her Bachelors in the Fine Arts for Dance.
Assistant Professor, School of Dance, CVPAShaun Boyle is a dance practitioner and educator with research interests in classical and contemporary ballet, modern/contemporary dance, and choreographic practice.
Office Manager, School of Dance, CVPASusan Brionez, Office Manager, School of Dance, has been at Mason for nearly fifteen years. After 13+ years as Assistant to the Associate Dean of Undergraduate Programs/Office Manager in the Volgenau School of Engineering, Susan transitioned to the artistic side of higher education.
Adjunct Faculty, School of Dance, CVPABorn in New York City, Ethan was the fifth member of his family to dance with American Ballet Theatre. His parents, Isabel and Kelly Brown, and sisters, Leslie Browne and Elizabeth Laing, also spent their entire dance careers with ABT.
Adjunct Faculty, School of Dance, CVPAPaul Cassens is a principal dancer with the D.C. Casineros, a role which has given him the opportunity to perform, teach, and choreograph with the company throughout the United States and abroad.
Adjunct Faculty, School of Dance, CVPAAntoinette Hercules Connell, who is originally from Trinidad & Tobago, has been a performing member with the Kankouran West African Dance Company for the past thirty-five years.
Adjunct Faculty, School of Dance, CVPAShu-Chen Cuff was born in Kaohsiung, Taiwan where she established a well-rounded background in dance with training in Ballet, Modern, Chinese Opera movements, and various Chinese folk dances.