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

Current Dancers

Jazmine Alejos

Ace Austria

​Pancho Chavez

Kylie Christensen

​Nickolas Currenton

​Jason Diaz

Joselyn Herrera

Fabian Lugo

​Irene Mercado

​Danniel Monroy

​Netosha Thomas

Monica Vargas

Maha Afra

Artistic Director


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.

Company Apprentices

Alyssa Casas

​Erick Morales

​Jon Squilanti

Steve Rosa


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.