Alyce Finwall

Position: 
Adjunct Faculty

Alyce teaches in the dance and theater departments at SRJC. She is director and part owner at Moving Arts Studio in San Francisco and director of Alyce Finwall Dance Theater, and is an American Ballet Theatre certified teacher. Alyce’s wide ranging dance career began after a brief hiatus from dance to study art (with a focus on painting and printmaking) and communications theory at Hamline University. She has worked with the Minneapolis based avant-garde ballet company, Ballet of the Dolls, where she performed in over 20 original ballets in her seven years with the company and was its first ever guest choreographer. She has also danced for Rincones & Company in Washington, DC, performing at the Kennedy Center and regional theaters while also teaching DC area school children creative movement, and in New York City for independent choreographers as well as producing and dancing in her own work. She has studied with the Cullberg Ballet in Sweden, the Cunningham Dance Company and with many teachers of ballet and contemporary techniques in NYC, Minneapolis, DC and San Francisco. Her choreographic work has been presented around the country and in Europe, and she has taught in college and pre-professional programs such as the San Francisco Conservatory of Dance, Radford University, Cedar Crest College and Mills College. She has an MFA in dance from Mills College.