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David Olarte

Clinical Asst Professor
Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 2002
Student Information:
Graduate Student
Theatre (Theatre/Performance Americas)
Herberger Institute

Biography: 

David Olarte is a Latinx social dancer who performed and taught salsa for the past 20 years, both nationally and internationally with the Seaon ‘Stylists’ Dance company and as director and founder of Stilo. Stilo recently performed at Jacob's Pillows Inside Out festival in 2017, work that integrates a multidisciplinary approach towards social performance while bridging various communities. David is currently a lecturer for ASU’s School of Film, Dance, and Theatre, teaching Latinx social dance forms and supporting the student goals towards developing the salsa community on campus. He's currently pursuing a PHD in Theatre Performance of the Americas and researching where social dance lives within our communities. 

 

Education: 
  • Ph.D. Candidate. Theatre Performing of Americas, Arizona State University 2017 - Present 
  • M.F.A. Dance (Creative Practice and Dance Education), Arizona State University 2016
  • M.A. Social and Cultural Pedagogy (Adult Education and Public Pedagogy), Arizona State University 2016 
  • B.S. Public Affairs (Public Management, Business and Spanish), Indiana Unversity-Bloomington 1999
Fall 2020
Course NumberCourse Title
DCE 125Latin/Salsa I
DCE 139Afro-Latin Movement Pract I
DCE 160First-Yr Creative Practices I
DCE 194Special Topics
DCE 225Latin/Salsa II
DCE 294Special Topics
DCE 394Special Topics
DCE 494Special Topics
DCE 580Practicum
DCE 593Applied Project
DCE 693Applied Project
Spring 2020
Course NumberCourse Title
DCE 125Latin/Salsa I
DCE 194Special Topics
DCE 225Latin/Salsa II
DCE 294Special Topics
DCE 394Special Topics
DCE 494Special Topics
DCE 499Individualized Instruction
DCE 580Practicum
DCE 680Practicum
Fall 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
DCE 125Latin/Salsa I
DCE 160First-Yr Creative Practices I
DCE 194Special Topics
DCE 225Latin/Salsa II
DCE 294Special Topics
DCE 394Special Topics
DCE 494Special Topics
DCE 580Practicum
DCE 593Applied Project
DCE 693Applied Project
Spring 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
DCE 125Latin/Salsa I
DCE 194Special Topics
DCE 225Latin/Salsa II
DCE 294Special Topics
DCE 394Special Topics
DCE 494Special Topics
DCE 499Individualized Instruction
DCE 580Practicum
DCE 680Practicum
Fall 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
DCE 125Latin/Salsa I
DCE 160First-Yr Creative Practices I
DCE 194Special Topics
DCE 225Latin/Salsa II
DCE 294Special Topics
DCE 394Special Topics
DCE 484Internship
DCE 494Special Topics
DCE 499Individualized Instruction
DCE 580Practicum
DCE 593Applied Project
DCE 693Applied Project
Spring 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
DCE 125Latin/Salsa I
DCE 225Latin/Salsa II
DCE 294Special Topics
DCE 394Special Topics
DCE 494Special Topics
DCE 499Individualized Instruction
DCE 580Practicum
DCE 680Practicum
Fall 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
DCE 125Latin/Salsa I
DCE 225Latin/Salsa II
DCE 394Special Topics
DCE 484Internship
DCE 494Special Topics
DCE 593Applied Project
DCE 693Applied Project
Spring 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
DCE 124Latin/Swing/Ballroom I
DCE 125Latin/Salsa I
DCE 225Latin/Salsa II
DCE 394Special Topics
DCE 494Special Topics
DCE 499Individualized Instruction
DCE 580Practicum
DCE 680Practicum
Fall 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
DCE 124Latin/Swing/Ballroom I
DCE 125Latin/Salsa I
DCE 225Latin/Salsa II
DCE 324Latin/Swing/Ballroom III
DCE 494Special Topics
Spring 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
DCE 125Latin/Salsa I
DCE 394Special Topics
DCE 494Special Topics