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ERIC Number: ED473449
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2002-Apr
Pages: 22
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Patterns of Memory: Capturing the Dance. Scholar/Artist Lecture, 2002.
Penrod, James
This paper by the National Dance Association's 2002 Scholar/Artist presents his perspective on traditional modes of performance, choreography, and preservation, touching on emerging technological trends through movement inscription. It focuses on: his introduction to formal training; his classical ballet mentor, Bill Christensen; his lack of knowledge about modern dance throughout his education; his scholarship to the American School of Dance in Hollywood, California, which shaped his dance perspective; his teaching and involvement in the dance world at the University of California Irvine (UCI); his work to shape UCI's dance program; development of a movement notation system; establishment of an appropriate dance collection in UCI's library; his work toward computer literacy and integration of technology into the arts at UCI; and development of the ArtsBridge program, which advocates the arts as a vital tool for teaching literacy, history, science, and mathematics in the school system. (SM)
National Dance Association, 1900 Association Drive, Reston, VA 20191-1599. Web site:
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, Reston, VA. National Dance Association.