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Dr. Ulrike Gross

Sittarder Str. 5
40477 Düsseldorf
Germany

 

CV Dance and Pantomime

Study of Dance

1992 Certificate Dance Studies, University of London, Laban Centre for Movement and Dance
1991–1992 University of London, Goldsmiths' College, Laban Centre for Movement and Dance
since 1988 Research and Documentation of African Dance in Ghana, Togo and Benin
1985–1990 Tanzraum Cologne, (private school; Katharine Sehnert, Student of Mary Wigman)
since 1987 Classical African Dance Ghana (Ghana Dance Ensemble, Accra; A. Addy, Voodoo Priest, Ghana; M.T. Addy, Ghana), Benin (Kofi Koko); Senegal (Griots); Guinea (Pathé Diop, Ballet Keita Fodeba; C. Diop, Ballet de Guinée)

1997 Doctorial thesis about Dance in Africa (at the University of Cologne, Prof. Dr. G. Heike and Prof. Dr. B. Heine)
Title: Analyse und Deskription textueller Gestik im Adzogbo (Ewe), unter Berücksichtigung kommunikationstheoretischer Aspekte. Published at the University of Cologne.
 

Private Study Pantomime

Theatre Kefka Cologne, with Isidoro Fernandez and Prof. Milan Sládek (Folkwang Hochschule Essen, Germany)


Participation in various theatre productions

Performances
Carmen
Muenchhausen
Aus dem Leben der Insekten
Das Geschenk
Milan Sládek Solopantomimen


Grants

1995 German Academic Exchange Service (Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst, Bonn, Studium und Forschung Tanz in Ghana, Westafrika


Teaching Dance

University of Cologne
Various private schools in Germany


Recent Research Projects on Dance

Centre for Research, Documentation and Information about Dance in Africa


Membership

Conseil de la Danse, CID-UNESCO, Paris
Congress on Research in Dance, CORD, New York
International Dance Council, Athens
Gesellschaft fuer Tanzforschung, GTF, Muenchen

 

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