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Toni Smith
Lecturer in Dance

Office: Dance Center 101
Phone: (518) 580-5360
Email: asmith1@skidmore.edu

Education
M.F.A., Dance, Temple University
B.A., Dance and Religion, American University

Certifications
Body-Mind Centering Practitioner
Infant Development Movement Educator


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Teaching and Research Interests

  • Somatics
  • Contemporary Release Technique
  • Dance History
  • Choreography
  • Dance Writing
  • Dance Administration

Classes

  • DA 274                       Body Mind Integration
  • DA 274                       History of African American Dance: 1600 to Present
  • DM 393                       Modern Workshop
  • DM 311 to 315           Modern Technique, all levels
  • DA 274                       Dance History
  • DA 274                       Experiential Anatomy

Selected Achievements

  • “Seven Moments of Codification in Body-Mind Centering®”
    Currents, Journal of the Body-Mind Centering® Association, 2012
  • “The Story of D”
    Currents, Journal of the Body-Mind Centering® Association, 2007
  • “The Last Pirouette”
    Currents, Journal of the Body-Mind Centering® Association, 2000
  • 40 Choreographic works for dance, theater & film, 1973 to present
  • Founding Member of the NYS DanceForce and Partners in Dance: a Consortium of Capital Region Dance Sponsors