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[Grant Strate speaking]

Description: Video from the 2006 World Dance Alliance Global Assembly in Toronto, Canada in July 2006. It consists of a keynote address from Grant Strate, the founder of the dance program at York University where the conference was held. The keynote is titled "Dance in Canada – Roots and Branches ". Strate was a charter member of National Ballet of Canada, and its first resident choreographer, he was also the first chair of the Dance in Canada Association, the initiator of four national choreographic seminars, Director for the Center of the Arts at Simon Fraser University, former president of the World Dance Alliance - Americas, and the recipient of numerous awards.
Date: [2006-07-17..2006-07-21]
Creator: World Dance Alliance
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Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[2006 World Dance Alliance Global Assembly performance program, July 17, 2006 (lunch)]

Description: Program from a performance during the 2006 World Dance Alliance Global Assembly, which was held against one of the exterior walls of the Accolade Building at York University in Toronto, Canada. The program from July 17 includes a description for "Wind Rain Sun" by Bird Soul Productions.
Date: July 17, 2006
Creator: World Dance Alliance
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Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Adrienne Kaeppler speaking]

Description: Video from the 2006 World Dance Alliance Global Assembly in Toronto, Canada in July 2006. It consists of a keynote address from Adrienne Kaeppler, a curator with the National Museum of Natural History at the Smithsonian. The keynote is titled "Ballet, Hula, and 'Cats': Dance as a Discourse on Globalization".
Date: [2006-07-17..2006-07-21]
Creator: World Dance Alliance
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Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Youth Final Performance]

Description: Video of the final Youth Performance during the 2006 World Dance Alliance Global Assembly in Toronto, Canada in July 2006. They are outside in a grassy area on the York University campus. A woman is announcing the performance at a microphone. Karen and Allen Kaeja, creative directors, speak into the microphone as well. There are different groups of students, each in differently colored shirts including maroon, orange, yellow, blue, and green. They take turns either dancing or playing instruments across the park from each other and all come together at the end.
Date: [2006-07-17..2006-07-21]
Creator: World Dance Alliance
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Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[2006 World Dance Alliance Global Assembly performance program, July 17, 2006]

Description: Program from the 2006 World Dance Alliance Global Assembly, which was held at the Sandra Faire and Ivan Fecan Theatre at York University in Toronto, Canada. The program from July 17 includes descriptions from the dance performances by Dance Forum Taipei ('Dong Feng; Eastern Current'), Hiromoto Ida ('Sentaku'), Karen Jamieson and Byron Chief-Moon ('Elmer & Coyote'), and Conny Janssen Danst ('Lost' and 'Trio'). Also in the program is a note from Mary Jane Warner the Chair of the WDA Global Assembly.
Date: July 17, 2006
Creator: World Dance Alliance
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Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[A Taste of the WDA Assembly]

Description: Video of the 2006 World Dance Alliance Global Assembly in Toronto, Canada in July 2006. It includes various shots of the campus itself and of those in attendance for the opening reception, workshops, seminars, delegate meeting, and closing banquet. Workshops shown included ballet, the tamil dance, and interpretive dance. Performances shown included tap, Irish Riverdance, and the Scottish Reel of Three.
Date: [2006-07-17..2006-07-21]
Creator: World Dance Alliance
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Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Youth and Dance panel]

Description: Video of the Youth and Dance Panel during the 2006 World Dance Alliance Global Assembly in Toronto, Canada in July 2006. Four individuals, (L-R) Michelle, Alex, Vivine Scarlett, and Zihao Li, are seated at a table for a panel about Youth and Dance. Each member takes a turn to share their experience with students and individuals and how dance impacted their lives.
Date: [2006-07-17..2006-07-21]
Creator: World Dance Alliance
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Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Youth Workshop]

Description: Video of the youth workshop during the 2006 World Dance Alliance Global Assembly in Toronto, Canada in July 2006. Choreographers guide students in creating the moves and flow that they will use in the upcoming Youth Performance and Edgardo Moreno guides students in creating the music to follow the dance.
Date: [2006-07-17..2006-07-21]
Creator: World Dance Alliance
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Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Selected Performances and Highlights]

Description: Video of selected performances during the 2006 World Dance Alliance Global Assembly in Toronto, Canada in July 2006. Included performances are from Dance Forum Taipei, Conny Janssen Danst, Surdance Ensemble, Contempodanza, Karen Jamieson Dance Company, Byron Chief-Moon, Debra Brown, Sashar Zarif, and Bird Soul Productions.
Date: [2006-07-17..2006-07-21]
Creator: World Dance Alliance
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Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Youth Program Panel Discussion]

Description: Video of a youth panel discussion during the 2006 World Dance Alliance Global Assembly in Toronto, Canada in July 2006. The group is seated at a row of tables in an auditorium classroom on the York University campus. Included in the panel are creative directors and choreographers Karen and Allen Kaeja, and composer Edgardo Moreno. Students included are (L-R) Kyle Evile, Laticia Dunn, Patric Lugood, Roanna Sinclair, Alva Moreno Daza, and Angelique Paul. Each has an opportunity to share what they took away from the conference workshop experience.
Date: [2006-07-17..2006-07-21]
Creator: World Dance Alliance
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Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections