ACDA

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Since 2006, Agnes Scott College has held an Institutional membership to the American College Dance Association (ACDA) and each year I have taken 8-12 students to the conference for an intense 4 days of classes, performances, workshops, networking and engaging in the discipline with other college dance students and faculty.  Below is a list of each conference attended and the work presented:

2019: South Region

The University of Mississippi

Adjudication concert: Fara’s Dream (Bridget Roosa)

Informal Concert: Soaring (Ruth St. Denis and Doris Humphrey, staged by Roosa)

Courses taught:

Barre Technique

Lester Horton’s The Beloved: Staged from Labanotation score and fueled by the current social climate

Please click for teacher acknowledgement letter: 2019 South Teacher Acknowledgement Letters_Part25

2018: Southeast Region

Coker College

Adjudication concert: Accustomed (Elizabeth Watkins’20)

Informal Concert: Crossroads (Katalin Stupek’18)

Courses taught:

Pure Barre Technique

Please click for teacher acknowledgement letter: 2018Acda_teaching

2017: South Region

Auburn University

Adjudication concert: Chasing Silhouettes (Bridget Roosa)

Informal Concert: Cliffs (Sophia Kumin’17)

Courses taught:

Pure Barre Technique

Please click for teacher acknowledgement letter: 2017Acda_teaching

2016: Southeast Region

Emory University

Adjudication concert: There Is (Bridget Roosa)

*chosen for the Gala Concert

Informal Concert: Flock (Katalin Stupek’18)

Courses taught:

Pure Barre Technique

Please click for teacher acknowledgement letter: 2016Acda_teaching

2015: Southeast Region

Georgia College

Adjudication concert: Prey (Bebe Miller staged by Bridget Roosa)

*this was performed by as cast of Agnes Scott and Emory dancers

Informal Concert: Rift (Peyton Nalley’15 and Diarra Webb’16)

Courses taught:

Pure Barre Technique

Labanotation: Why is it important and what can you do with it?

Please click for teacher acknowledgement letter: 2015ACDATeaching

2014: Southeast Region

Georgia College

Adjudication concert: Hela Part I (Bridget Roosa)

Informal Concert: Negro Spirituals (Helen Tamiris, staged by Roosa)

*this was performed by as cast of Agnes Scott and Brenau dancers

Happenstance (Chandler Converse’14)

Courses taught:

Labanotation: Why is it important and what can you do with it?

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2013: Southeast Region

The University of South Florida

Adjudication concert: Commonplace (Susan Hadley, staged by Bridget Roosa)

Informal Concert: Channel Failure (Chandler Smoak’13)

Courses taught:

Labanotation: Why is it important and what can you do with it?

2012: Southeast Region

Darton College

Adjudication concert: Cataclysm (Bridget Roosa)

Informal Concert: Before her wandering feet (Bhumi Patel’12)

Courses taught:

Introduction to Labanotation

Please click for teacher acknowledgement letter: 12_ACDA_teaching

2011: Southeast Region

Florida State University

Adjudication concert: The Shakers (Doris Humphrey, staged by Bridget Roosa)

*this was performed by as cast of Agnes Scott and Emory dancers

Informal Concert: Acopio (Caroline Martin’11)

Courses taught:

Introduction to Labanotation

Please click for teacher acknowledgement letter: 11_ACDA_teaching