Angelina Peggy Hunt Richter Biography
|Angelina Peggy Hunt Richter has danced professionally with children and teachers in Singapore, Australia, Taiwan, Canada, Micronesia, Finland, Brazil, and Hawaii and in many other states in the US. She directed the graduate program in dance education at the University of Hawaii, the dance certification program at Radford University in Virginia and was on the dance faculty at University of North Carolina at Greensboro. For the past three years Dr. Richter has been the key presenter at the International Dance Education Symposium in Taiwan and she regularly presents at national/international conferences. She has been a Senior Research Fellow at Nanyang University in Singapore, a Scholar in Residence at the University of Melbourne, Temple University, Columbia Teachers College, and Northern Marians College. She has received grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities, State and private foundations.
Choreography, performance and community involvement play a central role in Dr. Richter's career. She is the artistic director of Dancing Earth, and was the artistic director for the UNCG Dance Touring Company (1987-92) that performed for 200,000 children. She was the founder and artistic director of Terrestrial Theatre in Michigan for eleven years and was a member of Meredith Monk's “The House” in New York City. Her colorful performances have appeared in many venues such as First Night Honolulu, the Kennedy Center in Washington DC, the National Puppetry Festival in Seattle, the American College Dance Festival and in Australia, Singapore, and Micronesia. Dr. Richter received her BA from Goddard College, her MA from Western Michigan University and her Doctorate in Education from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.
DR. ANGELINA PEGGY HUNT RICHTER
319 Kingfisher Point, McCormick South Carolina 29835
Graduate Dance Faculty, Columbia College, Columbia, SC
Graduate Dance Faculty, Converse College, Spartanburg, SC
Tenured Professor, Department of Theater and Dance, University of Hawaii at Manoa
Directed Dance Education MA, Co-Directed MFA in Youth Theatre.
Dance Faculty, Director of Dance Education, Radford University, Virginia.
Co-Directed Dance Education Program, University of North Carolina at Greensboro.
Directed Dance Program, Grand Valley State College, Michigan
RESIDENCIES, WORKSHOPS, MASTER CLASSES
• In Modern Dance, Creative Dance and Drama, Curriculum Integration, Improvisation, Masks, Giant Puppets,
• In Taiwan, Australia, Singapore, Brazil, Finland, Marianas Islands, Canada, Hawaii, and throughout the continental US.
• At national and international conferences, Education for Young Children, Puppeteers of America,
School Residencies for North Carolina and Hawaii State Department of Public Instruction, South Carolina and Michigan Council for the Arts, and over 100 school systems and in Michigan, Hawaii, Virginia, North and South Carolina.
Community Residencies for Arts Centers, Head Start, VSA(formerly Very Special Arts) in SC, NC, MI, HI, Alliance for Arts Education, Library Systems, Senior Citizens Centers, and diverse community organizations in Michigan, Hawaii, South and North Carolina.
RECOGNITION AND AWARDS
2007-11 Artists Roster South Carolina Arts Commission
2004-06 Principal Presenter, Taiwan International Dance Education Conference
2001-02 Senior Research Fellow, National Institute of Education, Singapore (6 mnths)
2001-02 Artist in Residence, La Salle Art Academy, Singapore
2001 Visiting Scholar Temple University, Philadelphia
1996-07 Humanities Scholar “Northern Marianas Humanities Council, Saipan
1996 Scholar in Residence, University of Melbourne.
1996 Guest Artist/Scholar Australian Dance Council, Melbourne
1978-2010 GRANTS: National Endowment for the Humanities multiple state and private foundations
Doctor of Education, Dance Education Specialization,
University of North Carolina at Greensboro, NC.
Master of Arts, Dance, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI.
Bachelor of Arts, Dance, Goddard College, Plainfield, VT.
PERFORMANCE EXPERIENCEPERFORMANCE COMPANIES, FOUNDER, ARTISTIC DIRECTOR
Dancing Earth A performance company incorporating dance, masks, stilts and giant puppets, in Singapore, Taiwan, Hawaii and the US. 1992-present. Audience 110,000 UNCG Dance Touring Company Toured North Carolina Schools with professional and student dancers. Performed for 220,000 children. 198792.
Terrestrial Theater A Dance-Theater company, produced dance concerts, toured children's performances to schools, and gave innovative, environmental performances. 1977-86.
MASK, PUPPET AND ENVIRONMENTAL PERFORMANCES
Full Concerts, Creation, Choreography, and Artist Direction
2005-2010 Masks In Motion touring in South Carolina, Florida, Virginia, Georgia. Audience: 4,700.
2002 Eco-Circus Kennedy Theater, University of Hawaii. Audience: 6,500.
1999 Snow Queen Kennedy Theater, University of Hawaii. Audience: 8,400.
1996 Dragon Quest Outdoor Performance, University of Hawaii. Audience: 9,600.
1993 FOWL PLAY University of Hawaii, performance with PBS documentary.
1984-1980 DUNES AND WOODS A five year series of original environmental performances, Michigan, Audience: 1,500 each year.
International Mask Conference, University of Iowa
CHOREOGRAPHY FOR DANCE AND THEATER PRODUCTIONS
2007-2010 Choreographed and performed at venues in the South Eastern U.S.
2006-2002 Produced five original dances on Radford University Main Stage Dance Performance, and for the American College Dance Festival 2004.
2001 1992 Produced fourteen original dances in: Singapore, University of Hawaii, Honolulu Theater for Youth, Very Special Arts Hawaii and for Ausdance in Australia.
1992 1986 Produced twelve original dances for: Clarion University of Pennsylvania, University of North Carolina at Greensboro Main Stage Performances and UNCG Dance Touring Company.
1986 1972 Performed and produced 22 dances including 15, evening length concerts in New York, Vermont, and in a multitude of locations and settings in Michigan.
danah bella Biography
danah received her MFA in Performance from the Ohio State University and her BA in Dance from the University of California, Santa Barbara. She has had the opportunity to perform with Santa Barbara Dance Theatre, tour nationally with Pearl Ubungen Dancers and Musicians and internationally with Alleluia Panis Dance Theatre; currently she dances with Karen Love's Umoja Dance Company. danah has presented her work throughout the United States and Mexico, has been on faculty at the Bates Dance Festival and at present is on faculty at Radford University, and is the director of danahbelladance.
Sherone Price Biography
When Sherone Price teaches dance, his face is as animated as the rest of his body, he is an extraordinary dancer, teacher, and choreographer.