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Dunham Technique: Corporeality of Etiquette and Ritual

April 30, 2016
2:30pm  -  4:00pm
Studio Classroom — Level 1

Lecture demonstration consisting of two dancers and a narrator that will illustrate how the Dunham Technique combines Ballet and African-based dances. The collaboration of African Diasporic dance, which functions as ritual, and classical ballet which provides etiquette training allows opportunities for practitioners to apply outer and inner methods of empowerment. Two dancers will show the movements and a facilitator will discuss the applications in Dunham Technique. The workshop culminates in a facilitated class consisting of the movement phrases that they will have witnessed and discussed.

2016 — Oakland  POWER