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Institute for Dunham Technique Certification

Institute for Dunham Technique Certification (Pictured in Photo:  Certification Candidate Michelle Gibson lives in Irving,Texas. Originally from New Orleans, she relocated to Texas…

Penny Godboldo

Penny Godboldo

Penny Godboldo Certified Dunham Technique Instructor Penny Godboldo is an Associate Professor of Dance and director of the Dance Education program at Marygrove…

Patrick Parson

Patrick Parson

Patrick Parson Certified Dunham Technique Instructor Artistic Director, Ballet Creole Patrick Parson, a native of Trinidad and Tobago, has been a dancer and…

Selected Writings — Katherine Dunham

Selected Writings — Katherine Dunham

SELECTED WRITINGS BY KATHERINE DUNHAM Katherine Dunham’s Journey to Accompong. With an introduction by Ralph Linton and illustrations by Ted Cook. New York: Henry…

The Dunham Children’s Workshop

The Dunham Children’s Workshop

The Children’s Workshop has become an integral part of the Dunham Technique Seminar.  Children ages 4 – 18 participate in this exciting program.…

The Katherine Dunham Dynamic Museum

The Katherine Dunham Dynamic Museum

The museum was first established in Alton, Illinois in 1967 by Katherine Dunham and her late husband, John Pratt.  In 1977, Miss Dunham moved…

Performing Arts Training Center (PATC) — East St. Louis, IL

Performing Arts Training Center (PATC) — East St. Louis, IL

PERFORMING ARTS TRAINING CENTER – EAST ST. LOUIS, IL Katherine Dunham was initially invited by Southern Illinois University in 1964 to serve as…

Jeanelle Stovall

Jeanelle Stovall (1939  – January 17, 2005) Arts & Education Activist Associate Director to Katherine Dunham A native of Atlanta, she lived in…

Ruth Beckford

Ruth Beckford

Ruth Beckford was born on December 7, 1925, in Oakland, California, to Cora and Felix Beckford.  She began dancing at age three with…

Albirda Rose

Albirda Rose

Albirda Rose Master Teacher | Co-Director of Certification | Dunham Technique In 1990 she published Dunham Technique a Way of Life. In 1993,…

Rachel Tavernier

Rachel Tavernier

RACHEL TAVERNIER Dunham Technique Master Teacher and Consultant Rachel Tavernier was born in Haiti where she began dancing at the age of 5.…

Walter Nicks

Walter Nicks

Walter Nicks was a certified master teacher of the technique of Katherine Dunham, at whose Manhattan school he had trained in the mid-1940s…

Christiane de Rougemont

Christiane de Rougemont

Christiane de Rougemont is a dancer and choreographer. She started her training in dance in Lyon at the age of five year at…

“The Relevance of Dunham:  Preserving the Legacy”

“The Relevance of Dunham: Preserving the Legacy”

“The Relevance of Dunham:  Preserving the Legacy” Legendary dance artist and activist Katherine Dunham describes the historical moment in 1944 when her dance…

Carol Lloyd — Dunham Legacy Keeper

Carol Lloyd — Dunham Legacy Keeper

Carol Lloyd Founder/Executive Director — The Dunham Institute-Atlanta, Inc. Executive Consultant | Special Events Producer | Writer | Fundraiser Publisher, La Danse Noire,…

Keith Tyrone Williams

Keith Tyrone Williams

Keith Tyrone Williams Certified Dunham Technique Instructor Keith Tyrone Williams has performed, directed and choreographed throughout the United States and extensively in Europe. His…

Events & Festivals View all

  The Amazing Grace Dance Company invites you to Winter Benefit 2014. We are partnering with The Believers House and it’s Outreach Ministry-ReNew.  Proceeds and charitable donations will provide assistance to underserved…

Dallas Black Dance premieres vigorous ‘Memoirs’ during showcase weekend…

Let your spirits soar with Ailey this holiday season. From December 3 to  January 4, City Center is home to one of NYC’s favorite winter traditions. Tickets are…

Dance Theatre of Harlem Open Classes DTH BOGO! BRING ONE FRIEND AND GET ONE OPEN CLASS FOR ONLY $5.00 http://www.dancetheatreofharlem.org/school/open-classes Photo: Judy Tyrus…

You don’t want to miss this spectacular event.  Click here to purchase your tickets online now! TRIBUTE AWARDS: Restoring the Legacy CLICK HERE:   TICKETS ON SALE NOW! $60 per…

  In association with The Dunham Institute Atlanta, Inc. Present “A Day of Dunham” Saturday, October 25, 2014 Westin Airport Hotel | Atlanta, GA (USA) The Quintessential Black…

  BALLETHNIC DANCE COMPANY POSITIONS FOR MALE AND FEMALE DANCERS Location:  Steps on Broadway 2121 Broadway NY 10023 (212) 874-2410 Saturday, September 6, 2014 1:30 pm – 3:30…

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    WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (AP) — Emmy winners Tony Hale, Jill Soloway and Derek Hough have a prestigious addition to their trophy cases. The trio was among Friday's honorees at the second annual Television Advocacy Awards.

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Famed Multi-Disciplinary Artistic Genius Geoffrey Holder Transitions

Famed Multi-Disciplinary Artistic Genius Geoffrey Holder Transitions

By Bruce Hawkins [October 6, 2014] GEOFFREY HOLDER August 1, 1930 — October 5, 2014 [Port of Spain, Trinidad -- Manhattan, New York] Sources close…

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“No Way Home” Carlos Acosta

“No Way Home” Carlos Acosta

No Way Home: A Dancer’s Journey from the Streets of Havana to the Stages of the World By Carlos Acosta (Author) Carlos Acosta, the Cuban dancer considered to…

“The Black Tradition in American Dance” Richard A. Long

“The Black Tradition in American Dance” Richard A. Long

The Black Tradition in American Dance By Richard A. Long (Author) Format: Hardcover This book “surveys all of the major personalities in Black dance from the 1920′s to…

Black Dance from the Diaspora View all

Nuit Du Bazin (Berkeley, CA)

Nuit Du Bazin (Berkeley, CA)

Saturday, September 13, 2014 Ashkenaz Music & Dance Center | 1317 San Pablo Avenue, Berkeley, CA…

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LEGENDS OF BLACK DANCE

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Iantha L. Tucker

Iantha L. Tucker

BIOGRAPHY Dr. Iantha L. Tucker Dr. Iantha L. Tucker, a product of the Baltimore City Public…

Leah Creque-Harris, Ph.D

Thomas F. DeFrantz

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Tommy Sutton

Tommy Sutton

Tommy Sutton (1918 — January 7, 1995) Prior to entering a teaching career, Tommy Sutton experienced…

Bill “Bojangles” Robinson

Leonard Reed

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Charles “Cholly” Atkins

Charles “Cholly” Atkins

Charles “Cholly” Atkins (September 30, 1913 – April 19, 2003) Charles “Cholly” Atkins was an American…

Michael Jackson