Faculty

Maeve Dougal HeadshotMaeve Dougal is the Director of Ballet and Director of Summer Dance Conservatories at the Mason Gross Extension Division at Rutgers University. Dougal holds an MA in Dance Education with a concentration in ABT Ballet Pedagogy from New York University and a BFA in Dance with a Ballet Emphasis from Utah Valley University. Originally from Portland, Oregon, she received her ballet training at The School of Oregon Ballet Theatre under Damara Bennett and danced with Utah Regional Ballet under the direction of Jacqueline P. Colledge and Heather Gray.

Dougal is an ABT® Affiliate Teacher who has successfully completed the ABT® Teacher Training Intensive in Primary through Level 7 and Partnering of the ABT® National Training Curriculum and has successfully presented students for examinations. She is currently on faculty at The Harlem School of the Arts and teaches dance to children at the Northside Center for Childhood Development. Dougal is a former faculty member of the Huntington Center for Performing Arts, The Bridge for Dance in New York City, and ABT’s DanceBermuda Summer Program. She has worked for Youth America Grand Prix (YAGP) and has completed internships with The George Balanchine Trust and the New York Choreographic Institute at New York City Ballet, and with American Ballet Theatre’s second company, ABT II.


Camille Moten, a New Jersey native, is a freelance performer, choreographer, and educator who is passionate about the promotion of dance arts as a form of citizenship and inclusion. She received her BFA in Dance Performance from Temple University while training with the PHILADANCO! Apprentice Company, D/2. As a freelance performer, Camille has had the pleasure of working with Kim Bears-Bailey, Laurie M. Taylor, Ashlé Dawson, Laura Peterson, Kavin Grant, and Sonia James Pennington, among others. Camille also served as the Assistant Choreographer to André DeShields on the New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) and Crossroads Theater Company’s production of Ain’t Misbehavin’ (2018). Her work was most recently commissioned by CoLab Arts: Motion New Dance Works, and she continues to self-produce throughout the tri-state area as a freelance choreographer. Camille serves on the Junior Committee Board of Dance/NYC and is currently a teaching artist at Ballet Hispánico, Rutgers University, and Artists in Motion. She is in her final year at Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers University as a MFA in Dance candidate. Camille will teach contemporary dance as part of the ABT Certified School of Ballet at Rutgers University.


Peggy Petteway is a part-time lecturer in the dance department at Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University. She holds a BFA from Florida State University, graduating magna cum laude. Born in Orlando, she began her ballet training at the School of Performing Arts and continued through the apprentice program of Southern Ballet Theatre (currently Orlando Ballet) under the direction of Barbara Riggins. Ms. Petteway danced principal roles in a wide range of classical and contemporary ballets with Bay Ballet Theatre, Southern Ballet Theatre, North Carolina Dance Theatre, Chautauqua Dance Company, and Pennsylvania Ballet prior to joining American Repertory Ballet (ARB) under the artistic direction of Graham Lustig in 1999. From 2010 until her retirement in 2014 she danced for Lustig Dance Theatre, one of 10 professionals. Ms. Petteway has been a member of the teaching faculties of Southern Ballet Theatre, Pennsylvania Ballet’s The Rock School, ARB’s Princeton Ballet School, and Lustig Dance Theatre. In addition, Ms. Petteway has been a guest at universities and ballet academies throughout the US. She has served as a visiting ballet mistress and repetiteur, trusted by choreographers to instill their vision and stage their work on professional dancers and students. Ms. Petteway served as school principal for Lustig Dance Theatre.


Kiana Rosa-Fischer graduated with a B.F.A. in Dance from Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers University, in 2016. During her junior year, her choreography was selected for ACDA’s 2015 east coast conference. During her college years, she performed works by Kyle Abraham, Camille Brown, Chien-Ying Wang, Meghan Frederick, and Randy James. Upon graduation, she joined the company Rock Dance Collective in the summer of 2016 and has been performing with them in NJ, PA, and NYC since. Kiana is also a PMA certified Pilates Instructor, teaching at Pilates and Company in Highland Park, NJ, and various Club Pilates in NJ, as well. She will be assisting Master Trainer, Frederick Curry, in training up the newest pilates instructors this coming summer at Rutgers. Kiana is passionate about teaching, writing, and making art.  Kiana will teach Polestar Pilates as part of the ABT Certified School of Ballet at Rutgers University.


EdM Assistants

The ABT Certified School of Ballet at Rutgers University faculty works closely with graduate teaching assistants from the EdM Dance Education program. Select EdM students complete the ABT – NTC Teacher training program to become ABT–Certified teachers before working closely with the Director of Ballet assisting in many of the ABT Classes.

 

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