C'est La Vie

Satellite Dance Group

Maha and Company is proud to promote our Senior-Citizen students company. Members derive from our community outreach program, currently based out of the Cultural Alliance of Long Beach. 


Members include: Kathleen Bleser, Danny Reich, Maria Rosario, Richard Shimizu

Company Apprentices

Micheal Anthony​​

Nickolas Currenton

Mariana Gonzalez

Erick Morales

Danniel Monroy

Ala Valenzuela

Current Dancers

Jazmine Alejos

Ace Austria

Catherine Caceres

Pancho Chavez

Kylie Christensen

​Jason Diaz

Gilberto Gonzalez

Joselyn Herrera

Kimberly Jimenez

Fabian Lugo

​Irene Mercado

​Monserrat Ortiz

​Netosha Thomas

Monica Vargas

Steve Rosa

Co-Director

Rehearsal Master

Rosa completed his M.F.A. in Dance from the University of California, Irvine in 2015. There his emphasis was in Dance and Technology, and he created works that centered around issues of diversity and equality. Rosa also completed his Bachelor of Arts, in Studio Art, with a minor in Arts Education, at the University of California, Los Angeles.  He has earned several degrees and awards at Cerritos and Cypress College.  

Maha Afra

Artistic Director

Founder

Maha is an accredited, dancer, teacher and choreographer. Currently Ms. Afra is a professor of dance at Cypress College, and chair of the Dance Department. She has a B.A. and an M.F.A. in Dance from University of California, Irvine as well as a B.S. in Biology and an M.S. in Human Morphology/Genetics from the American University of Beirut, Lebanon.