Alissa Cardone is a special appointment in Fine Arts, teaching dance and movement. Alissa holds an MA in Performance Studies form NYU (2003) and an MFA from UCLA's Department of World Arts & Cultures (2011). An interdisciplinary movement artist, dancer, choreographer, teacher and curator, Alissa has performed, taught and toured nationally and internationally. In 1999, Alissa co-founded the intermedia performance collaborative Kinodance Company with filmmaker Alla Kovgan and visual artist Dedalus Wainwright. Kinodance merges boundaries between dance, cinema, visual art, and sound, aspiring to develop a common language of interaction among art media. In 2012, Alissa was awarded one of four Mass Cultural Council Fellows in Choreography.
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