Project Description

Teaching: CPFA Dance: Ballet, Dance Technique and Artistry, Foundations of Dance, Modern, Pointe, and Remote Access Digital Studio Dance Appreciation

At PALCS Since: 2011

Education: Bachelor of Arts in Dance and Bachelor of Science in Marketing, DeSales University
Masters of Arts in Dance Education, University of Northern Colorado
Certified Children’s Yoga Instructor, ChildLight Yoga

Brief Biography: Mrs. Duncan has taught dance in the suburban Philadelphia since 1998. She has presented original modern dance works at the 2013 and 2015 PA State Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance, Eastern District Conference. She presented her integrated arts lesson plan “What’s Your Angle? Lessons Learned from Mixing Geometry and Dance” at the Philadelphia Dance Project’s Dance TAG workshop series in March 2020. Mrs. Duncan serves as the National Honor Society for Dance Arts (NHSDA) liaison for PADEO (Pennsylvania Dance Education Organization) and is the founding chapter sponsor for NHSDA at PALCS. Additionally, she serves on the Social Justice Committee for PADEO. Mrs. Duncan has been a thesis editor for the University of Northern Colorado’s MA in Dance Education program since 2017. She is an active member of the National Dance Education Organization, participating as a mentor in their teacher mentorship program, serving on several award selection committees, and as a presenter at the National Conference.

Outside of Dance, Mrs. Duncan enjoys Pilates, tennis, reading, and spending time with her husband and two daughters.