Dance

Modern and Ballet, especially in relation to Music and Jaques-Dalcroze’s work.

Workshop Session at 2014 NDEO Conference

The National Dance Education Organization is holding its 2014 national conference November 5-9 in Chicago's Hyatt Regency McCormack Place.. In keeping with the theme, "Collaborations - a Mosaic of Possibilities, " I will be teaching: "The Music-Dance Mosaic: Moving Connections." Friday, November 7, 2014 - 2:30 Also not to be missed: "Dancing 'Woman.' Perspectives on Gender in [...]

By | 2014-08-26T18:52:10+00:00 August 26, 2014|Dance, Special Sessions|0 Comments

Historic Jaques-Dalcroze Video Excerpt

Here is a wonderful clip from a 1925 German film titled Wege zu Kraft und Schönheit (Ways to Strength and Beauty). I'd seen a few seconds of the Jaques-Dalcroze Hellerau footage in another film, and asked Dalcroze/dance historian Selma Odom about it. She knew the film right away. This is a clear example of the [...]

By | 2016-12-01T22:00:43+00:00 October 4, 2013|Dance, Video|1 Comment

Session at National Dance Educators Organization National Conference

Experience the Music of Movement A Session at the 2013 NDEO Conference - Focus on Dance Education: The Art and Craft of Teaching October 23 – 28 2013 Hyatt Regency Miami – Downtown Miami, Florida Go beyond "music for dancers!" Music can be a vehicle for expanding meaningful work in dance. In this session, dance [...]

By | 2016-12-01T22:00:44+00:00 August 14, 2013|Adults, Classes, Dance, Special Sessions|0 Comments

Workshop for Baltimore County Public Schools Dance Educators

Introduction to Dalcroze Eurhythmics The Jaques-Dalcroze Method had a profound influence on the development of dance in both America and Germany. Discover how it can inspire today's dance teaching, performance, and choreography. Details: Wednesday, August 21, 2013, 2:00 - 2:50 BCPS "Back to School" Professional Development Day Wednesday, August 21, 2013, 2:00 - 2:50 Owings [...]

By | 2013-08-14T13:55:35+00:00 August 14, 2013|Adults, Classes, Dance, Special Sessions, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Sacre Celebration in Toronto

It was wonderful. Sponsored by the Society of Dance History Scholars and York University, the Sacre Celebration in Toronto was a memorable event. Greg Ristow taught elements of Stravinsky's score through Eurhythmics, and my session led to two Jaques-Dalcroze compositions. After talking to such knowledgeable historians, I'm inspired to read more about the Duncan/Dalcroze connection... :)

By | 2013-04-25T21:57:41+00:00 April 25, 2013|Adults, Classes, Dance, Special Sessions|0 Comments