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 and practice of Dunham Technique.

Since 2015, PURPOSE Productions has managed registration and administrative staffing for the Institute for Dunham Technique Certification’s annual conference. Over the years, PURPOSE has also provided
  • Fiscal Management,
  • Strategic Planning Consultation,
  • and Event & Production Support.