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Katherine Dunham

pioneer of black dance

by Barbara O"Connor

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Published by Carolrhoda Books in Minneapolis .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Dunham, Katherine -- Juvenile literature,
    • Dunham, Katherine,
    • Dancers -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature,
    • Choreographers -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature,
    • Dancers,
    • Choreographers,
    • African Americans -- Biography

    • About the Edition

      A biography of Katherine Dunham, emphasizing her childhood, her love of anthropology and dance, and the creation of her unique dance style.

      Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementBarbara O"Connor.
      GenreJuvenile literature., Biography, Biography.
      SeriesTrailblazer biography
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGV1785.D82 O36 1999
      The Physical Object
      Pagination104 p. :
      Number of Pages104
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL387463M
      ISBN 101575053535
      LC Control Number98050426

      NEW YORK (AP) - Katherine Dunham, a pioneering dancer and choreographer, author and civil rights activist who left Broadway to teach culture in one of America's poorest cities, has died. Just as surely as Haiti is "possessed" by the gods and spirits of vaudun (voodoo), the island "possessed" Katherine Dunham when she first went there in to study dance and ritual. In this book, Dunham reveals how her anthropological research, her work in dance, and her fascination for the Price: $

      Notes on Dunham's Work. L'Ag'Ya Katherine Dunham in the ballet "L'Ag'Ya", which premiered in Courtesy of the Missouri Historical Society, St. Louis. The playbill included the following credits: "Book by William Archibald. Music by Baldwin Bergersen. Lyrics by William Archibald. Book . Feb 08,  · Dunham was also one of the first choreographers to conduct anthropological research about dance and translate her findings for the theatrical museudelantoni.comine Dunham: Dance and the African Diaspora makes the argument that Dunham was more than a dancer-she was an intellectual and activist committed to using dance to fight for racial justice.

      Katherine Dunham Names Van Vechten, Carl, (Photographer) Collection. Carl Van Vechten Slides. Dunham, Katherine. Dates / Origin Date Created: Library locations Jerome Robbins Dance Division Shelf locator: *MGZKA Topics Dance-- United States-- 20th century-- Slides Dunham, Katherine Genres Photographs Physical Description. Notes on Carib Song: The Katherine Dunham Collection at the Library of Congress (Performing Arts Encyclopedia, Library of Congress). Billed as "A Musical Play of the West Indies in Two Acts and Thirteen Scenes," Carib Song opened on 27 September at the Adelphi Theater in New York. The playbill included the following credits: "Book by William Archibald.


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In this book/5(8). Katherine Dunham Biography (–) Anthropologist, Ethnologue, Choreographer, Dancer, creator of the Dunham Technique, author, Scholar, activist and humanist.

Katherine DunhamLegendary dancer, choreographer and anthropologist, Katherine Dunham was born on June 22, in Chicago, to an African American father and a French Canadian mother. Follow Katherine Dunham and explore their bibliography from museudelantoni.com's Katherine Dunham Author Page.

Katherine Dunham has 13 books on Goodreads with ratings. Katherine Dunham’s most popular book is Little Dreamers: Visionary Women Around the World. Aug 04,  · This scene introduces an in-depth, necessary new book on Dunham and her trailblazing career, “Katherine Dunham: Dance and the African Diaspora” (Oxford University Press), by the dance.

was an American dancer, choreographer, songwriter, author, educator and activist who was trained as an anthropologist. Dunham had one of the most successful dance careers in American and European theater of the 20th century and has been called the "Matriarch and Queen Mother of Black Dance".[1]/5.

A Touch of Innocence: A Memoir of Childhood by Dunham, Katherine and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at museudelantoni.com Katherine Dunham: dancing a life User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. As curator and education coordinator at the Katherine Dunham Museum in East Saint Louis, IL, Aschenbrenner (anthropology, emerita, Southern Illinois Univ.) is uniquely qualified to analyze and 4/5(2).

May 21,  · Katherine Dunham, American dancer, choreographer, and anthropologist noted for her innovative interpretations of ritualistic and ethnic dances. Dunham early became interested in dance.

While a student at the University of Chicago, she formed. There's hardly a more recognizable figure in dance, especially African-American modern dance, than Katherine Dunham. In her new book, dance scholar Joanna Dee Das explores Dunham's engagement in the black freedom struggle both onstage and off.

Jun 19,  · Katherine Dunham () was a world-renowned choreographer who broke many barriers of race and gender, most notably as an African American woman whose dance company toured the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia, and Australia for several decades. In Katherine Dunham: Dance and the African Diaspora (Oxford, ), author Joanna Dee Das argues Dunham was.

One of the most important dance artists of the twentieth century, dancer and choreographer Katherine Dunham () created works that thrilled audiences the world over. As an African American woman, she broke barriers of race and gender, most notably as the founder of an important dance company that toured the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia, and Australia for several decades.

Born Katherine Mary Dunham, June 22,in Chicago, IL; died May 21,in New York, NY. Dancer, choreographer, and educator. Known as the "Matriarch of Black Dance," Katherine Dunham, in the s, founded the first major black modern dance company in the United States.

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Katherine Dunham [1]– Dancer, anthropologist, social worker, activist, author Katherine Dunham [2]'s long and remarkable life spanned the fields.

Article. Article. Although long recognized as a major force in American dance, Katherine Dunham is less a household name than some of her contemporaries such as Martha Graham or George Balanchine. Nonetheless, her creative influence is just as profound. In addition to her theatrical career, Dunham did pioneering work in the field of dance anthropology and founded a school that embodied multi.

Katherine Dunham. Birth. Mom Dies. Dad Remarries. Book #1. High School. Gift Begins. Junior College. Just the Beginning. Traveling across the world.

Correog. NEW YORK (AP) - Katherine Dunham, a pioneering dancer and choreographer, author and civil rights activist who left Broadway to teach culture in one of America's poorest cities, has died.

She was. May 16,  · This is a clip of Katherine Dunham as Odette along with her company in Casbah (). The Katherine Dunham Fund bought an English Regency-style townhouse on Pennsylvania Avenue at Tenth Street in East Saint Louis for use as a museum with a carriage house to be used as a children’s workshop; Katherine Dunham Dynamic Museum.

The Katherine Dunham Museum and Children's Workshop is opened in East Saint Louis. May 23,  · Katherine Dunham, a modern-dance legend who blazed trails as choreographer and performer, activist and teacher, died Sunday at an assisted-living home in New York.

A .Jul 01,  · This is all to say that readers of Das’ book, Katherine Dunham: Dance and the African Diaspora (Oxford University Press ), can trust that Dunham’s story is told from a multimodal, deeply personal, massively archival, and blessedly embodied point of view.

Das offers a balanced and loving account of a complex person living and dancing.May 23,  · Correction Appended. Katherine Dunham, the dancer, choreographer, teacher and anthropologist whose pioneering work introduced much of the .