Institute for Dunham Technique Certification

2017-06-19T14:07:15+00:00

The Institute for Dunham Technique Certification is a non-profit organization dedicated to perpetuating the legacy of dancer/choreographer/anthropologist Katherine Dunham. (1909-2006) The Institute maintains a professional standard for the teaching of Dunham Technique, thereby ensuring the instructors have a thorough technical and philosophical understanding of the technique. The Institute creates a worldwide network of professional Dunham instructors who actively maintain current knowledge [...]

Àṣẹ Dance Theatre Collective

2017-06-19T18:18:01+00:00

Àṣẹ Dance Theatre Collective is a professional, neo-folkloric performance ensemble that specializes in Dance Theater from the African Diaspora. Under the artistic direction of its founder, Adia Tamar Whitaker, a dancer/choreographer and vocalist from San Francisco’s Bay Area, this Brooklyn based dance theater collective is dedicated to preserving the past, present and [...]

Ella Turenne

2017-06-19T18:54:15+00:00

Ella Turenne is a Los Angeles-based artist, activist and educator who has been described as a “one-woman army of culture.” She has performed in an array of theatrical works including her one-woman-show Love, Locs and Liberation, On Striver’s Row,Raft of the Medusa, Blood Wedding, Africa Atunbi!, Shades of Blue, Love Child and Come Back to [...]