Full-Time Instructors

Vernon Gallegos,
Instructor, Dance and Theater

PE 665

Adjunct Instructors

Warren Lucas,
Part-Time Faculty Instructor, Dance


Maria Basile,
Part-Time Faculty Instructor, Dance


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Janet Shaw,
Part-Time Faculty Instructor, Dance

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Peter Juarez,
Part-Time Faculty Instructor, Theater

Peter Ray Juarez is a theatre maker based in the Bay Area. Selected credits include: Ed in The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time at The Pear Theatre, Henry VIII in Anne of the Thousand Days at Dragon Productions Theatre Company, and Tom Snout in A Midsummer Night’s Dream at Livermore Shakespeare Festival. He has been a part of the Dance and Theatre Arts program at De Anza College since 2016. At De Anza College, he recently directed Anon(ymous) by Naomi Iizuka. Juarez is dedicated towards helping his students gain the confidence, an understanding, and the tools necessary to become an active member in the theatre arts community.
    • M.A., Theatre Arts, San Jose State University 
    • B.A., Theatre Arts, California State University-Chico

Neil Schwartz,
Part-Time Faculty Instructor, Theater

Elizabeth Stimson,
Part-Time Faculty Instructor, Theater

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