"Dance Arc" chronicles stories in our dance community. Dance writers and the featured dance artists are members of our University of Houston community of dancers,
choreographers, dance educators and practitioners. We hope you enjoy our journey.
Toni Leago Valle is a choreographer, dancer, and dance educator in Houston. She is a Professor of Practice in the Dance Program at the University of Houston, where she teaches Production, PR &
Marketing, Grant Writing, and Somatics. Toni is Director of 6 Degrees in Houston.
Karen Stokes is a choreographer, dancer, and educator in Houston, Texas. She is Director of the Dance Program at the University of Houston, and Artistic Director of the non-profit dance company
"Karen Stokes Dance."