2720 Del Rio Place
Davis, CA 95618
(530) 756-3949
Dance Workshop Faculty, continued
2018 - 2019

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Shontea Evans
Hip Hop
Shontea Evans is a 23 year old dancer
and choreographer who strives to fulfill the
highest form of herself as an artist.

Shontea has studied all genres of dance for
6 years from the Sacramento, Bay, and Los
Angeles area with a focus on modern Hip
Hop. She trains in advanced/master
choreography at Bliss Urban Arts Center,
Playground L.A, Millenium Dance Complex,
and Sac Dance Lab and has
choreographed for competitions/music
videos and performances. Shontea's goal is
to become a professional L.A
choreographer for the upcoming industry
artists.
Ana Hansen
Intro to Dance, Pre-Tap, Pre-Jazz, Dance for Musical Theatre
Ana  Hansen has been a dancer for the last 17
years and a mover since birth. She studied ballet in
the Bay Area and Deanne Dance Center in
Sacramento as well as performing in the
Sacramento Ballet Company's Nutcracker for 8
seasons in a row. As an early retired competitive
gymnast, she quickly picked up an intense love for
musical theatre and has since served as a featured
dancer, dance captain, conditioning captain, and
choreographer both here and throughout the bay
area.

Over the last 4 years she has also enjoyed stage
managing and assistant directing for both youth
and mainstage theatre programs. She learned
quickly that a good dancer is a strong dancer. She
developed a true love for fitness, body awareness,
and sports conditioning that have kept her on her
feet through and after injuries. She hopes to instill
musicality, spacial awareness, overall wellness,
and a love for storytelling in the next generation of
dancers.
Allegra Silberstein
Yoga
Allegra Silberstein has been a student of yoga for more than 20 years and feels that it has
helped her to maintain the flexibility needed to continue as a dancer in Pamela Trokanski’s
Third Stage Company. Janet Papale has been her primary teacher. In 2003-2004 she took
teacher training classes with her and Ann Rogers.  Workshop retreats with Gila Zion have also
been a great influence on her practice of yoga.
Bob Stephenson
Pilates
Bob Stephenson began studying Pilates in
1975. He studied anatomy, physiology, and
related subjects while earning his BS and
DVM from UC Davis.

Pilates incorporates exercises and principles
from anatomy, physiology, ballet, kung fu,
tai chi, yoga, weight lifting, and gymnastics.

Bob has had training in weight lifting, yoga,
and gymnastics exercises, and trained in
ballet at various studios in Sacramento and
Yolo County. He is a certified kung fu and tai
chi instructor, and has taught Pilates, kung
fu, tai chi, and self defense in California,
Canada, Washington State, and Arizona.
Tase'
Thomas Allen Spencer
Thomas Allen Spencer, professionally
known as Tasé, a professional dancer,
master teacher, choreographer, and
movement specialist.

Mr. Spencer has danced professionally
with the San Francisco Dance Theatre,
Santa Barbara Ballet, Central Valley
Dance Company, and California Ballet of
Santa Barbara.

Mr. Spencer has also worked with:
-Robert Joffrey of The Joffrey Ballet
-Ronn Guidi of The Oakland Ballet
-Robert Barnett of The Atlanta Ballet
-Alonzo King of Lines Ballet of San
Francisco
-Bella Lewitsky of The Lewitsky Dance
Company
-Martha Hilil-Davis of the Juilliard School
of Dance
-Patricia Stander of The Royal Ballet
Darrah Rosin
Hip Hop
Darrah Rosin has been studying various
forms of dance including jazz, ballet, hip
hop, tap, contemporary, and modern since
she was 5 years old. She was part of her
high school’s dance conservatory
program. She graduated from UC Davis
with a major in Neurobiology, Physiology,
and Behavior.

Throughout her college career she was
part of Released Contemporary Dance
Company at UC Davis. In high school she
created a dance program for girls with
autism and a dance program for kids
attending schools in underprivileged
areas. She has worked with and taught
various age groups from 3 year olds to
college students. She was trained in Hip
Hop under Sy Bartolome from Choreo
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Interested in teaching at the Dance Workshop?
Contact us at Office@trokanski.com and send a resume!