Dance Educator Award 2021
Edel Quin, Programme Leader BSc and MSci Dance Science, Senior Lecturer, and Dance Admissions Tutor for Dance Science, University of Chichester, UK.
The IADMS Dance Educators' Committee is pleased to announce Edel Quin has received the 2021 IADMS Dance Educator Award. Edel was presented with the award by the cast of Riverdance on October 23, 2021, during their 25th Anniversary UK tour. Watch the presentation of the award and learn more about Edel here.
Awards also went to two fellow nominees:
Lifetime Achievement Award: Karen Clippinger Professor Emerita California State University, Long Beach.
Pioneer Dance Educator Award: David Leventhal, Director of Dance for PD (Parkinson’s Disease), The Mark Morris Dance Group, New York, NY, USA
(in alphabetical order)
Dr. Manuela Angioi, Centre for Sport and Exercise Medicine, Queen Mary College University of London - Nominated by Ian Fredrick Ronald Beasley
Karen Clippinger, Professor Emerita California State University, Long Beach. Author of Anatomy and Kinesiology textbook - Nominated by Kathryn “Kitty” Daniels
Elinor Harrison, Postdoctoral Research Associate Departments of Dance and Neurology Washington University in St. Louis, USA - Nominated by Joanna Das
Stephanie Keizer Hulsebosch, Codarts, Rotterdam NL - Nominated by Janine Stubbe
Judith Elisa Kaufmann, Principal of the Academy for Dance Pedagogy and Dance Medicine, Austria - Nominated by Anita Kidritsch, Annkathrin Dehn, and Karl Heinz Kaufmann
Dr. Trish Melton, Director of Kerry Tap Ensemble & Cantarina Dance Studio, Shantalliv, Castlegregory, Co. Kerry, IRELAND - Nominated by Niamh Foley and Aisling Sharkey
Jennifer Morley, Associate Teaching Professor and the Somatics coordinator in the Drexel University Dance Program - Nominated by Susan Haines, Hannah Andersen, Megan Brunsvold-Mercedes
Sarah Newton, MFA, NCPT Instructor in Dance, Texas Christian University, School for Classical & Contemporary Dance, USA - Nominated by Deborah Vogel
Natsuka Oshima, Classical Ballet Instructor, Doctoral Candidate, Texas Woman’s University, USA - Nominated by Gabriel Scarponi
Angela Pickard, University of Canterbury Christchurch, UK - Nominated by Dr. Wendy Timmons
Edel Quin, MSc FHEA Programme Leader BSc and MSci Dance Science Senior Lecturer Dance Admissions Tutor for Dance Science, University of Chichester, UK - Nominated by Margaret Ann Wilson
Evan Rosenblatt, MS, NASM-Corrective Exercise Specialist, MovNat Trainer, Franklin Method Educator, Faculty CalArts, and California State University Northridge - Nominated by Mira Spremich and Bethana Rosenthal
Ava Barron Thomas, DanSci Dance Studio in Exeter, Devon UK - Nominated by Lorna Thompson