Laura Donnelly

DonnellyAssistant Professor-Dance

Laura Donnelly, MFA, is a choreographer, teacher, and dancer who also writes and creates community based public art projects involving visual and word art. Laura joined the faculty in August, 2012. She will be teaching all levels of ballet and pointe, Alexander Technique, and experiential anatomy. Her research interests include pedagogy, oral tradition in dance, collaborative process, music for dance, and the Alexander Technique. Her research has been presented at the Congress on Research in Dance, the International Association of Dance Science and Medicine, the National Dance Education Association, the Hawaii International Conference on Arts & Humanities, the 5th Annual International Conference on Civic Education, and the 2011 & 2012 University of New Mexico Mentoring Conference. Laura's essay Meditation in the Dance Studio is published in Teaching with Joy: Educational Practices for the Twenty-First Century, Rowman & Littlefield Publishers.

Interview with Dr. Ronald Lavine - "Laura Donnelly and the Art of Teaching Dance"

Part 1

Part 2

Contact Information

Office: Nichols 015
Phone: 785-532-5162