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Adair Landborn

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Asst Museum Professional (FSC)
Academic Professional, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 2002
Biography: 

Adair Landborn, clinical assistant professor and curator of Cross-Cultural Dance Resources Collections at ASU, is a creative artist and choreographer in both contemporary and flamenco dance genres. Landborn has taught at the Hong Kong Academy for the Performing Arts, Hong Kong; Cornish College of the Arts, Seattle, WA; Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT; and the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque. She has choreographed more than 50 contemporary works and produced10 full-length concerts, including several concerts for her New York-based Women In Cahoots Dance TheaterAs artistic director and performer with the Peña Flamenca de Taos, Landborn produced performances highlighting flamenco's cultural practices, song style, and improvisational structures. She taught her original method for the notation of flamenco dance at Festival Internacional de Flamenco in Albuquerque, NM; Escuela Nacional de la Danza Nellie y Gloria Campobello in Mexico City; and Universidad de Cádiz in Cadiz, Spain. Her many scholarly publications include the book "Flamenco and Bullfighting: Movement, Passion and Risk in Two Spanish Traditions" and an article, “Contextualizing Martha Graham’s El Penitente,” that was selected by the Dance Notation Bureau in New York City to provide historical background for the labanotation score of Graham's 1941 work.

Education: 
  • Ph.D. Dance Anthropology and Somatic Studies, Union Institute & University, Cincinnati, OH 
  • M.F.A. Dance and Theater, University of Arizona
  • B.F.A. Modern Dance, School of Performing and Visual Arts, U.S.International University, San Diego, CA
  • Certified as a Laban Movement Analyst, University of Washington-Seattle.
Fall 2021
Course NumberCourse Title
DCE 484Internship
DCE 499Individualized Instruction
DCE 584Internship
DCE 590Reading and Conference
DCE 593Applied Project
DCE 680Practicum
DCE 683Fieldwork
DCE 693Applied Project
Spring 2021
Course NumberCourse Title
DCE 402Ethnography of Dance Practices
DCE 580Practicum
DCE 583Fieldwork
DCE 680Practicum
DCE 683Fieldwork
Fall 2020
Course NumberCourse Title
DCE 499Individualized Instruction
DCE 584Internship
DCE 590Reading and Conference
DCE 593Applied Project
DCE 680Practicum
DCE 683Fieldwork
DCE 693Applied Project
Spring 2020
Course NumberCourse Title
DCE 402Ethnography of Dance Practices
DCE 580Practicum
DCE 583Fieldwork
DCE 680Practicum
DCE 683Fieldwork
Fall 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
DCE 499Individualized Instruction
DCE 584Internship
DCE 590Reading and Conference
DCE 593Applied Project
DCE 680Practicum
DCE 683Fieldwork
DCE 693Applied Project
Spring 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
DCE 402Ethnography of Dance Practices
DCE 580Practicum
DCE 583Fieldwork
DCE 680Practicum
DCE 683Fieldwork
Fall 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
DCE 499Individualized Instruction
DCE 584Internship
DCE 590Reading and Conference
DCE 593Applied Project
DCE 680Practicum
DCE 683Fieldwork
DCE 691Seminar
DCE 693Applied Project
Spring 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
DCE 402Ethnography of Dance Practices
DCE 580Practicum
DCE 583Fieldwork
DCE 680Practicum
DCE 683Fieldwork
Fall 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
DCE 499Individualized Instruction
DCE 584Internship
DCE 590Reading and Conference
DCE 593Applied Project
DCE 680Practicum
DCE 683Fieldwork
DCE 691Seminar
DCE 693Applied Project
Spring 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
DCE 402Ethnography of Dance Practices
DCE 580Practicum
DCE 583Fieldwork
DCE 680Practicum
DCE 683Fieldwork
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