Ray Tadio

( He/Him/His )
Associate Professor
Dance Major and Minor Advisor
Email: rtadio@sfsu.edu
Location: CA 164
Office Hours:
Mon: 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm in-person (rm 164)
Fri: 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm Zoom (email for link)

Ray Tadio has been a faculty member at San Francisco State University since 2008. He teaches modern, modern jazz, Philippine folk dance and composition/choreography. He also choreographs for University Dance Theatre as well as for Theatre Arts musical productions. Ray completed his B.A. in Studio Art at San Jose State University and his M.F.A. in Dance at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. He trained at the Alvin Ailey School in NYC and danced with Ailey 2 Company, Joyce Trisler Danscompany, Kevin Wynn Collection and David Rousseve. He has choreographed for the Ailey 2 Company, Requisitedance SF, Reflections Dance Co. of Washington D.C., Pori Dance Co. (Finland), National Ballet Academy (Netherlands) and Movements Dance Co. (Jamaica). He specializes in the Lester Horton modern dance technique and was awarded the 1995 Le Huit d'Or in France for excellence in jazz and contemporary dance.

Emphasis: Jazz dance, Modern dance, Horton Technique, Philippine folk dance

Office Hours: Mondays 12noon-2pm (In-person at CA 164); Fridays 12noon-2pm (via Zoom)