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IU Bloomington

Selene Carter

College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Theater, Drama and Contemporary Dance

Expert Bio

Selene Carter is an assistant professor in the Department of Theatre, Drama and Contemporary Dance at Indiana University Bloomington. Her work integrates improvisation, site specific performance, interdisciplinary collaboration and reconfigurations of historic dances. A certified instructor in the Bill Evan’s Laban/Bartenieff modern dance technique, she received Chicago’s highest honor for dance, the Ruth Page Award, for her improvised dance performances.

Areas of Expertise

Dance improvisation, 20th-century concert dance history, modern dance, contemporary dance, Laban Movement Analysis, dance in education, choreography, dance making, dance training, contact improvisation, post-modern dance, somatic dance training, re-patterning in dance education, anti-racist pedagogy in dance and improvisational scores for dance in performance.

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