UDEO Board of Directors - Professional Development Director

Kelly Alifano (2017-2018)

Kelly Alifano is a dance artist, teacher and choreographer from NY. Kelly received her B.F.A in dance from Adelphi University, her M.A in Dance and Dance Education from New York University (certified to teach dance in grades K-12 in NY state), and an M.F.A in Choreography from Sarah Lawrence College. Kelly has taught dance at many colleges, schools, and studios in NY and NJ. Kelly was the co-choreographer for Dualdance, a modern dance company based out of NYC from 2004-2010. Kelly has presented work at Steps Performance Lab, WaxWorks, Dance Theater Workshop, The Long Island Fringe Festival, The Dance Complex in MA, Joyce Soho, University Settlement, Philadelphia Fringe Festival, Boulder International Fringe Festival, Cool NY, Amalgamate Dance Company Artist Series, Green Space, and Dumbo Dance Festival. NY. Kelly was a dancer for Circle of Dance Repertory Company from 2005-2016. Kelly had the amazing privilege of being an artist selected for The Field's Artward Bound residency in Massachusetts in the summer of 2010. Kelly recently moved to Utah with her husband and two daughters.



Past UDEO Conference Chairs

(Spring/Fall 2001)
(Spring/Fall 2002)
(Spring/Fall 2003)
(Spring/Fall 2004)
(Spring 2005)
Rachel Swenson (Fall 2005, Spring/Fall 2006, Spring/Fall 2007, Spring 2008)
Angela Challis (Spring/Fall 2006, Spring 2007)
Amber Wade (Spring/Fall 2008, Spring/Fall 2009, Spring 2010)
Angela Challis (Fall 2010, Spring/Fall 2011)
Ashley Mott (Fall 2010, Spring/Fall 2011)
Angela Challis (Spring 2013)
Nannette Bayles (Spring 2013)
Monica Campbell (Fall 2014, Fall 2015)
Karen Jensen (Fall 2016)
Alicia Trump (Fall 2017)