Preparations for the major conference this autumn, Contemporary Dance Didactics: Explorations in Theory and Practice, are at full speed. The conference takes place at DOCH October 28 -31, 2012. International dance scholars, dance teachers and dance researchers will participate in lecture demonstrations, round table discussions and paper presentations. The purpose of the conference is to introduce and share research, discuss, demonstrate and try different forms of dance didactics. The major theme will be on how dance didactics have developed and how this field of teaching and learning can grow. The registration is open.
Professor Dr. Gabriele Klein, The University of Hamburg, Germany.
Dance Pedagogy in a Contemporary World
Professor Eeva Anttila, The Theatre Academy, Helsinki, Finland.
Sustaining the Teaching of Dance Education: Relationships, Relationships and more Relationships
Associate Professor Ralph Buck, Auckland University, New Zealand.
Social Somatic Learning Didactics: Facilitating Students' in Exploring Their Embodied Self-identities and Potential
Associate Professor Becky Dyer from The Arizona State University, USA.
Difference as a generative force in the Dance Laboratory
Associate Professor Tone Pernille Østern, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, NTNU, Trondheim, Norway.
Improvisation in jazz dance as a didactic and artistic tool
Associate Professor Katarina Lundmark from the University of Dance and Circus/DOCH, Stockholm, Sweden.
Functionality without function - relating technique to choreography
PhD candidate Rasmus Ölme from the University of Dance and Circus, Stockholm, Sweden.
Send in your application before July 31th to receive a reduced fee
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