Here are some of the photos that I took during last week’s Dunham Technique Seminar.
|Seminar participant, Sabrina Fairfort from Paris, France (by way of Guadeloupe) translating Nago, a song sung in Haitian Creole by Katherine Dunham and her Ensemble|
|Seminar Participants after Percussion Class with Master Drummers James Belk and Montra Mumphard|
|Photo of me during percussion class|
|Since there was no gala, seminar participants volunteered to help retrieve vital artifacts and papers from Katherine Dunham’s home and office.|
|Seminar participant, Zen, of the Lula Washington Dance Theatre in Los Angeles, CA assisting in the retrieval of documents and artifacts from Katherine Dunham’s home.|
|Seminar participant, Meryl, from Berlin, Germany, helping load the truck with African art.|
|A beautiful end to a long week - BBQ at the Museum!|
|Jeanne Speier (Cincinnati, OH), Certified Dunham Technique Instructor, rehearsing Kecak or Ketjak, a Balinese dance and musical drama, with World Dance participants.|
|Sabrina Fairfort, teaching the World Dance class Gwoka, a traditional Afro-Caribbean social dance from the island of Guadeloupe.|
|Master Teacher, Mr. Michael Green, instructing the class on the Dunham Walk.|
|Youth participants with Salsa instructor and seminar participant, Giana Montoya.|
Danielle Hall is a contributing writer for the Cultural Front.