Anthony Shay

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Anthony Shay is a dancer, choreographer, and professor of dance at Pomona College. He specializes in Eastern European, Middle Eastern, North African and Central Asian dance. In his 50 years of work, he has created over 200 choreographies and developed and directed several dance groups. He obtained MAs from the University of California, Los Angeles and California State University, Los Angeles and received his Ph.D. from University of California, Riverside.  Dr. Shay’s two most recent publications are Folk Dance and the Creation of National Identities: Staging the Folk and Dance in the Persianate World: Aesthetics, Histories, Practices.

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