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ERIC Number: EJ406353
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1989
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The Dance Technique of Katherine Dunham as a "Community Rite de Passage."
Aschenbrenner, Joyce; Carr, Carolyn Hameedah
Western Journal of Black Studies, v13 n3 p139-43 Fall 1989
Describes dancer Katherine Dunham's philosophical system and her application of the "Dunham technique" in the Children's Workshop of the Katherine Dunham Museum in East St. Louis (Illinois). Contends that Dunham incorporates rites of passage to transform the lives of participants through intense involvement in art as a way of life. (AF)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive; Historical Materials
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Audience: Researchers
Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Illinois