Film, Video Katherine Dunham on need for Dunham Technique
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Study and Teaching
- Katherine Dunham on need for Dunham Technique
- Subject Headings
- - Ballet dancing -- Study and teaching
- - Dunham, Katherine -- Interviews
- - Dunham, Katherine -- Teachings
- - Dancers -- Interviews
- - Dance teachers -- Interviews
- - Choreographers -- Interviews
- - In this series of clips recorded in September 2002, Katherine Dunham speaks about her influence on American dance; dance anthropology; her anthropological films; Shango; L’Ag’Ya; the Mazouk from L’Ag’Ya; the need for a Dunham Technique; breathing in Dunham Technique; the circle of energy; the concept of the “pole through the body” in Dunham Technique; the hand in Dunham Technique; the position of the arm in Dunham Technique; and the use of the foot in Dunham Technique. (Content)
- - Vicky Risner, Executive Producer; Terry Carter, Producer/Director; Beate Glatved, Assistant to the Producer; Thomas Hurwitz, Director of Photography with funds from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation to the Library of Congress for the documentation of Katherine Dunham’s dance technique. (funding)
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