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FDP Colloquium - Tina Curran

Wed, October 16, 2013 | BUR 214

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

FDP Colloquium - Tina Curran

Experiencing George Balanchine's Prodigal Son through the feminist
pedagogy of the Language of Dance.


Tina Curran, Assistant Professor in the Department of Theatre & Dance will give a talk as part of the CWGS Faculty Development Program


Tina Curran is an Assistant Professor of Dance in the College of Fine Arts
where she is co-developing the BFA in Dance Education. As an
artist-scholar, her work focuses on dance literacy and dance legacy within
teacher education and artist development to empower a new generation of
dance educators.  While earning her Ph.D. at New York University, prior to
joining the University of Texas at Austin, Tina served as a consultant to
the New York City Department of Education in writing the Blueprint for
Dance K-12 and as a member of the leadership team designing and delivering
professional development for NYC certified dance specialists. She is a
co-founder of the Language of Dance Center, USA and she serves as
continuing faculty with the Dance Education Laboratory (DEL) at the 92Y
Harkness Dance Center. Tina presents her research nationally and



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