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Institute for Dunham Technique Certification

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 after Katrina.  Photo Credit: Patricia Wilson)   The Institute for Dunham Technique Certification attracted people from around the world.  From July 6-11, 2014 IDTC held its 20th certification Workshop at the beautiful […]

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 artist-in-residence for a brief term.  While there, she directed and choreographed a production of the opera Faust. Later, in 1967 Miss Dunham returned to Southern Illinois University as a visiting professor at […]

Dunham Technique Certification

Dunham Technique Certification

Dunham Technique Certification Purpose and Requirements PURPOSE OF CERTIFICATION To perpetuate the legacy of Katherine Dunham To maintain a professional standard for the teaching of Dunham Technique thereby ensuring that instructors have a thorough technical and philosophical understanding of the technique To create a worldwide network of professional Dunham teachers who actively maintain current knowledge and […]