public forum
home forum magazine gallery links about faq courtesy
It is currently Mon Nov 30, 2015 2:02 am

All times are UTC - 7 hours [ DST ]

Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 1 post ] 
Author Message
PostPosted: Wed Apr 15, 2009 10:10 am 

Joined: Wed Apr 11, 2001 11:01 pm
Posts: 8612
Location: El Granada, CA, USA
"What Moves Us"
May 28-31
Hosted by the University of Wisconsin/Madison Dance Program

World Dance Alliance-Americas will hold its 2009 General Assembly, hosted
by the University of Wisconsin Dance Department, with four days, May 28-31,
of performances, workshops, scholarship and discussion on the theme "What
Moves Us." This conference/festival will bring together an
international assemblage of individual dance artists, dance groups, educators, and
students from over 15 countries and throughout the U.S.

The Assembly will present a wide range of activities:
**Master Classes in different techniques
**Choreographic Projects

Master Class and Workshop Teachers Include (partial list)
Lamaiya Lancaster - hip-hop
Mark Taylor - Bodymind Centering and Movement
Paige Cunningham - fusing ballet and modern
Lori Belilove - Duncan technique
Poushali Chatterjee - Manipuri Dance
Gina T'ai - Cunningham-based modern
Shelly Padilla - Ballet
Terry Walsh Crews - Yoga-based modern
Amy Ernst - Lewitzky technique
Sarah Jacobs & Mandy Herrick - contact improvisation
Sashar Zarif - Sufi rituals
Yoav Kaddar - Limon technique
Maureen Mansfield Kaddar - Paul Taylor technique
Mary Burns - Pilates for dancers
Patrick Suzeau - modern - Laban/Bartenieff technique

Lecture/Demos will be given by
Esther Geiger - Describing Dance: Using LMA to Assist Blind Audiences
Francois-Joseph Lapointe - DNA Moves Us
Rena Kornblum - Violence Prevention through Movement and Creativity

Performances by (partial list)
Merian Soto, NY
The Seldoms, Chicago
Nicole Cosineau, Philadelphia
Festival Dance Ensemble of University of the West Indies/St. Augustine,
Bird and Water Dance Ensemble, Taiwan
Jin-Wen Yu, director, dance program at the host university
and many more

For a complete list of events and schedules, please visit (
For questions about the Assembly, contact Ereck Jarvis at
_jejarvis@wisc.edu_ (

WDAA is a member-driven organization whose mission is to discuss and debate
aspects of common interest. Its aim is to support and preserve dance by
promoting movement-based art and practice, encouraging collaboration, and
facilitating international exchange and study of common problems.
WDAA is itself a regional component of the global World Dance Alliance,
which also include WDA-Asia Pacific and WDA-Europe. Through its regional
networks, WDA serves as a primary voice for dance and dancers throughout the
world and encourages the exchange of ideas and the awareness of dance in all
its many forms.

Audrey Ross/Publicity
_audreyrosspub@aol.com_ (

 Profile E-mail  
Display posts from previous:  Sort by  
Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 1 post ] 

All times are UTC - 7 hours [ DST ]

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 4 guests

You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot post attachments in this forum

Search for:
Jump to:  
The messages in this forum are posted by members of the general public and do not reflect the opinions or beliefs of CriticalDance or its staff.
Powered by phpBB © 2000, 2002, 2005, 2007 phpBB Group