Tuesday, August 6, 2013

Photos from the 30th Annual Dunham Technique Seminar

By Danielle Hall

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.

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