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World

Dance Alliance - Americas


2015 Conference & Festival Schedule
"Spaces and Places: Exploring Dance Narratives through Alternate Lenses"
Honolulu,
Legend:

Registration

Meeting

Scholarly

Lecture Hall 1

Lecture Hall 2

Room 1

Room 2

Hawai'i

Panel

Pecha Kucha

Sunday, July 26, 2015


Room 3

Room 4

Master Class/
Workshop

Choreolab

Performance

Break

Studio Class 1

Studio Class 2

Outdoors Class
Next to Kennedy

Kennedy Theatre

1:00 pm -
6:30 pm

Registraton
(in front of
Kennedy Theatre)

7:00 pm -
9:00 pm

Opening Ceremony
Ballroom

Lecture Hall 1
Art Auditorium
9:00 am -
10:00 am
10:00 am -
11:00 am

11:00 am -
11:30 am
11:30 am -
12:30 pm
12:30 pm -
1:30 pm
1:30 pm -
3:00 pm

Lecture Hall 2

Classroom 1
Webster 103

Monday, July 27, 2015

Classroom 2
Webster 104

Classroom 3
Webster 112

Classroom 4

Studio 1
Dance Studio

Studio 2
Music 118

Outdoors
Next to Kennedy

Theatres

Choreolab &

Registraton

Performance Meeting

9:00 am - 12:00 pm
(in front of
Kennedy Theatre)

Opening
Announcements &
Keynote Speaker
Peter Espiritu
Break

WDA General Meeting


Tech - Earle Ernst
Theatre

Lunch

Scholarly Session 1
'We Are Dancers. Were All
Dancing.' Mediatized
Bargirls Dances in India and
Thailand"

Kiattipoom Nantanukul

Scholarly Session 2

Scholarly Session 3

"Moving Through Digital


"Finding 'Right'
Space: Choreographing a Places/Spaces for 100 Million
Literacy of the Body in
Dama Dancers"
Computer Interaction"
Zihao Li

Sherri Segovia

"'[Soma]torio': A
"Re-Orienting Global
"The Terpsitone: A Lens on Performance Informed by
Modernism: The Denishawn the Impact of an Electro-
Embodiment of the 'Really
Tour of Asia, 1925-26"
magnetic Space on Creating Alive' Space Poetics"Alba
Dance and Music
Paul A. Scolieri
Pedreira Vieira
Simultaneously"

Moderator:
Emily Wright

Lisa A. Fusillo
Moderator:
Mary Jane Warner

Moderator:
Linda Caldwell

TBA

Workshop

1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

"Intersecting Architecture
Let the Space Make the
Dance"

"-scape"

Tanya Kane-Parry

"Climb
"Divertimento in D"
"Lacuna"
"Stranger"
"Sacrifice of Roaring"
"Tell A Secret"
"Wild Rice"

"Tell A Secret"
"Wild Rice"

3:00 pm -
3:30 pm
3:30 pm -
5:00 pm

Break

Scholarly Session 4
"The Jit: An Economy of
Gesture"

Melanie Van Allen


"Space and Place: An
Exploration of Indigenous
Ways of Knowing and Doing
in Research"

Sophie Williams
Moderator:
Gdalit Neuman

Scholarly Session 5

April Nakaima

Lamaiya Lancaster

"Durational Placing: Body


Environment Merger as
Somatic-Performative
Research"

Ciane Fernandes
Moderator:
Zihao Li
House opens
@ 6:30 pm

Show - Earle Ernst


Choreolab Meeting
(in front of Kennedy Theatre)

Lecture Hall 2
Spalding Hall
Auditorium

Classroom 1
Kuykendall 210

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Classroom 2
Kuykendall 301

Classroom 3
Kuykendall 307

Classroom 4

Studio 1
Dance Studio

Studio 2
Music 118

Outdoors
Next to Kennedy

Kennedy Theatre

WDA Meeting:

Registraton

Strategic Planning Session 1

9:00 am - 12:00 pm
(in front of
Kennedy Theatre)

Break

Scholarly Session 7

Scholarly Session 8

Scholarly Session 9

Master Class

Master Class

"Exploring Space and Weight


Configuration in
Contemporary Dance
Techniques"

"Reawakening Sensation:
Hawkins Technique Class
Experienced in Nature"

Tech - Kennedy Theatre


1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

"Dancing Between Old


"Bonding and Bridging
"Perception and Attention in
Worlds and New: Max
through Place: An
Creative Dance: Investigating
Nordaus New Jew Idea and
Investigation of Trey
the Viewpoints Approach to
its Manifestation in Pre-State McIntyre Projects Use of Dance Improvisation through
Israeli Folk Dance"
Alternative Spaces and
the Lens of Cognitive
Common Place in its
Psychology"
Gdalit Neuman
Engagement with
Fatima Wachowicz
Communities"
"Seeing This Space
Differently: Developing New
Spatial Understandings
Through Planning Site-
Specific Dance Performance"

12:30 pm -
1:30 pm

TBA

Dinner

Lecture Hall 1
Art Auditorium

10:30 am -
11:00 am
11:00 am -
12:30 pm

Master Class
"Urban Modern"

Linda Caldwell

5:00 pm -
7:00 pm
7:00 pm -
8:30 pm
9:00 pm -
10:00 pm

9:00 am -
10:30 am

Workshop

"Cracking a Hard Nut: Long "Moving from Writing for the


Term Engagement of Older
Teacher to Writing for
Adults in Physical Activity
Publication"
Using Dance"
Part 1

Ilana Goldman

"Audience Matters in
Meeting Places"

Tara Munjee

Lucinda Coleman

Moderator:
Mila Thigpen

Moderator:
Mary Jane Warner

"Correlational Methods for


Analyzing Alignment and
Movement in Dances"

Lyn C. Wiltshire
Moderator:
Linda Caldwell

Brown Bag Lunch - Feedback Session

Hsin-Yu Kao

Shay Ishii
& Katherine Duke

"bonesetting"
"Dionysian Sea"
"Enevelance"
"Life of Time"
"Splinters in our Ankles"
"Stream"
"The Surge of the Tide"

1:30 pm -
3:00 pm

Panel 1

Panel 2

"Utilizing Social
Psychosomatic Inquiry
Approaches and LMA As
Tools in Embodied
Qualitative Research and
Somatic Portraiture"

"Traversing and
Transforming Space through
Dance in the 21st Century"

Becky Dyer, Grace


Gallagher, Emily May, &
Kyl Moreno

TBA

"Mori Contemporary
Movement"

Sophie Williams

Robin Conrad, Mila


Thigpen, Melanie
Anastacia Van Allen, &
Lyn C. Wiltshire

3:00 pm -
3:30 pm
3:30 pm -
5:00 pm

Break

Scholarly Session 10

Scholarly Session 11

Scholarly Session 12

Master Class

"The 'Third Space' Dance


"Ballet Jrgen Canada: The "Mission Impossible? The
Effects: Placial Aesthetics in
Influence of Diverse
Creation of a Dance Program
Chinese Diasporas"
Performance Locations on at the University of Macau"
the Evolution of a Ballet"
Elena Quah
Zihao Li

Michelle Johnson
Moderator:
Lyn Wiltshire

Moderator:
Ilana Goldman

5:00 pm -
7:00 pm
7:00 pm -
8:30 pm

April Nakaima

"Place and Home: An


International Education in
Dance"

Rosemary Martin
Moderator:
Robin Conrad

House opens
@ 6:30 pm

Dinner

Show - Kennedy

Lecture Hall 1
Art Auditorium

Classroom 1
Webster 103

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Classroom 2
Webster 104

Classroom 3
Webster 112

Classroom 4
Webster 113

Studio 1
Dance Studio

Studio 2
Music 118

Outdoors
Next to Kennedy

TBA

Workshop

WDA Meeting:
Strategic Planning Session 2
Break

Pecha Kucha Presentations


"African Dance in Diverse
Higher Education Settings"

Melanie Dalton
"Two Pioneers of Dance
Education: Margaret
H'Doubler and Chiyoe
Matsumoto"

Hiroki Koba

"Spaces and Places:


Exploring Dance through
Viewpoints Improvisation"

"The Man in Black: The


Influence of Space on Dance
Choreography"

Fatima Wachowicz

Tanya Evidente
"The Process of Creating
Choreography in
Contemporary Dance: A Case
Study of the Choreographer
Kaiji Moriyama"

"'Cherishing and Taking


Yuko Nakano
Action': Designing a
Performing Arts Curriculum
"FLOOD / turn the tide:
on the Topic of Water"
Creating Place Specific Work
through Community
Tzu-Ting Wang
Collaborative Theatre"

SheenRu Yong
Moderator: Linda Caldwell
12:30 pm -
1:30 pm

Workshop

"Ballet Technique: The Old "Older Adults in a Different


Space (classical ballet) in a 'Space' than Younger Adults
New Place"
and Kids: Teaching Dance to
Older Adults"
Lisa A. Fusillo

Mary Jane Warner

"The Sanctification of Places:


Spatiality in Ritual and Dance "In a Faraway Land, Long,
Long Ago: The Sleeping
of Taketomi Island, Okinawa"
Beautys Villainess in Real
Chi-Fang Chao
and Virtual Spaces"

9:00 am -
10:30 am
10:30 am -
11:00 am
11:00 am -
12:30 pm

Workshop

Brown Bag Lunch - Feedback Session

Earl Ernst Theatre

1:30 pm -
3:00 pm
3:00 pm -
3:30 pm
3:30 pm -
5:00 pm

WDA Meeting:

WDA Meeting:

WDA Meeting:

WDA Meeting:

Education & Training


Network

Creation & Presentation


Network

Support & Development


Network

Research & Documentation


Network

Break

Scholarly Session 13

Scholarly Session 14

Workshop

Master Class

"Splinters In Our Ankles:


"Dancing in Community: "Moving from Writing for the
Collective Cultural Amnesia Creating with Movement to
Teacher to Writing for
and Performed Resistance in Stimulate Communal Action
Publication"
the Tinikling, The Philippine for Ecology, Human Rights,
Part 2
National Dance"
Peace, and Dignity in
Linda Caldwell
Mexico"
Gerald Casel

Master Class

"Urban Cultural Dance:


"Pushpanjali: Offering of
Planting New Seeds into
Flowers through Dance"
Hawaiis Dance Expression" Suhasini Muthukrishnan

Jazmyne Koch

Anadel Lynton Snyder

"Choreographing Counter-
Narrative: Dance and Civil "Opening the Temple Gates"
Rights Movements in the
Sarala Dandekar
Work of Kyle Abraham"

Mila Thigpen
Moderator:
Rose Martin

Moderator:
Evadne Kelly

5:00 pm -
7:00 pm
7:00 pm -
8:30 pm

Show - Earle Ernst

Lecture Hall 1
Art Auditorium
9:00 am -
10:30 am
10:30 am -
11:00 am
11:00 am -
12:30 pm

House opens
@ 6:30 pm

Dinner

Lecture Hall 2

Classroom 1
Kuykendall 210

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Classroom 2
Kuykendall 301

Classroom 3
Kuykendall 307

Classroom 4
Webster 103

WDA Meeting:

WDA Meeting:

WDA Meeting:

WDA Meeting:

Education & Training


Network

Creation & Presentation


Network

Support & Development


Network

Research & Documentation


Network

Scholarly Session 15

Scholarly Session 16

Scholarly Session 17

Studio Room 1
Dance Studio

Studio Room 2
Music 118

Outdoors
Next to Kennedy

Outdoor Theatre

Master Class

Workshop

"Playful Pilates"

"Inspired Space: Pedagogy in

Tech - Site Specific &


Choreolabs

Elizabeth Sexe

Creative Dance"

Break

"Pirouette Across the Ocean: "Where Am I? A Classical


"Dancing Christian: Sacred
Dance Film The Red Shoes in Indian Dancer's Journey into Narratives in Concert Dance"
the Post-War Taiwan"
a Liberal Arts University"
Emily Wright

Szu-Ching Chang

Aadya Kaktikar

The Asia Pacific Performance


"Finding My Place: Re-
Exchange: Dance as a
imagining Pedagogical
Catalyst for Inter-cultural
Strategies for Inclusivity in
Connection"
the Dance Technique Class"

Sara Murdock

Sarah Knox

Moderator:
Sherri Segovia

Moderator:
April Nakaima

"Dancing Mana: Fijian Dance


as a Political Site for Social
Change"

Evadne Kelly
Moderator:
Tara Munjee

Gdalit Neuman

11:00 am - 1:00 pm
(meet in open area next to
Kennedy Theatre)
"Bamboo Curtain"
"Birdmen"
"Chinatown, My Islsnd"
"Cline"
"Coloration"
"Desktop Reverie"
"Dis/connect
"Drop Sick"
"Elusive Pierce"
"Exploring the Cosmic Space"
"In My (Dis)Place"
Little Beauty in the Still
Chambers"
"Main Amrita - Kuch Kahi
Kuch Ankahi"
"Ode to the Islands"
"On the way to..."
"Private in Public"
Choreolabs

12:30 pm -
2:30
2:30 pm -
3:00 pm

Lunch
Doors Open
@ 1:30 pm

2:00 pm -
5:30 pm
5:30 pm -
6:00 pm
6:00 pm -
7:00 pm

Site Specific Show


Break

Digital Dance Concert


Winner Presentation

Lecture Hall 1
Art Auditorium
9:00 am -
11:30 am
11:30 pm -
12:30 pm
12:30 pm -
1:00 pm
1:00 pm -
4:00 pm

Lecture Hall 2

Room 1
Webster 103

Friday, July 31, 2015

Room 2
Webster 104

Room 3

Webster 112

Room 4
TBA

Studio Room 1

Dance Studio

Studio Room 2
Music 118

Outdoors
Next to Kennedy

Outdoor Theatre

WDA Meeting:
Strategic Planning Session 3
Brown Bag Lunch - Feedback Session
Break

Doors Open
(meet in open area next to
Kennedy Theatre)

Site Specific Show,


Choreolab
Presentations, &
Farewell by
Judy Van Zile