Two William Smith seniors and three dance professors were active in the National Dance Education Organization's conference, “The Spirit of Creativity,” Oct. 6-10 in Buffalo.
Elise Pederson '06 presented her paper, “Enhancing a Child's Learning Experience through Books and Creative Movement.”
Colleen Wahl '06 presented her honors work: “The Pattern that Connects: Body Movement and Creative Capacity.”
Assistant professor Cadence Whittier presented “Creativity in the Ballet Classroom?” and a concert performance of “Off” in Saturday's choreographic showcase.
Professor Donna Davenport presented “Composing the Composition Course: An Act of Creativity;” and in Sunday's choreographic showcase, a concert performance of “Essere III,” a duet performed with Michelle Iklé, adjunct assistant professor.