Board of Directors


Devyn Duex, Founder/President & Artistic Director for Nebula Dance Lab, has an eclectic background performing extensively in the United States as a dancer/actress/singer on stage and in film/TV. Prior to moving to Santa Barbara, CA in 2003 Devyn has performed with the James Sewell Ballet, Straw Hat Players, The Pittsburgh Playhouse, Cabrillo Music Theater, Buena Vida Productions, Universal Pictures, American Entertainment, Moorhead State University, Cabrillo Music Theater, Skits Outreach Company, and more! As a choreographer, Devyn has had the opportunity to work with the Pittsburgh Playhouse, Pittsburgh Playhouse Junior, Straw Hat Players, and Fargo Elementary School choreographing for the Theater.  She also choreographed a work while performing as a company member of Troupe Allegro at Moorhead State University. Since moving to Santa Barbara in 2003, Devyn has dedicated her energy to modern dance, working with Motion Theater Dance Company, SonneBlauma Danscz Theater, and independent choreographers: Marcos Duran "Coma 4", Heather Shea "Between Silences", and Nicole Helton "As We Are". She also recently debuted her new work “Release” in collaboration with the Fusion Dance Company’s show Intertwine and Daughter of Zion Dance Company's show Je' Taime. Devyn holds a BA in Theater Arts- Musical Theater from Point Park University and an MBA/MKT degree from the University of Phoenix. She is a member of SAG and AFTRA.



Jennifer Blankl, graduated from UC Santa Barbara with a BA in Communications.  She has a decade of experience in sales & marketing, including several years as an account executive in newspaper and radio advertising as well as 5 years as an account executive for a major automotive advertising agency.  Jennifer also has several years of sales experience as an IT Integration Consultant.  She is currently a full-time mother of two boys and is pursuing a future career as a life coach.


Vega Finucan, is co-founder and Managing Partner for US Data Management, LLC, a life science IT and compliance consulting firm.  Through her leadership, she has grown the company year over year to be one of the top IT and compliance firms for life sciences.  She graduated from UCSB with a double major in Political Science with International Relations emphasis and French Literature and has an MBA from University of Southern California.  Her previous non-profit experience includes working for CALPIRG in 1992 on the Reduce, Reuse, Recycle campaign and has volunteered for Hillary Clinton's campaign for Presidency.


Heather Carney Shea,  graduated with a BFA in Dance from UC Santa Barbara. While there she performed with the UCSB Dance Company and traveled to New York, Ohio, and Mexico. She was featured as a soloist in Jose Limon's Psalm, and co-produced In the Bedroom, and Honor's project. Since then she continues to teach at SB Dance Arts, has choreographed for New Works, performed in Guatemala with Daughter of Zion Dance Company, created several dance films with choreographer Christine Loizeaux, is persuing her own videography production company and is raising a family.

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