Visiting Assistant Professor of Dance
Kenyon Athletic Center 227
740-427-5235 fax email@example.com
Kora Radella's personal web page.
Kora Radella is a guest artist on the dance faculty at Kenyon College. She has taught at Kenyon College since the fall of 2004. Previously she taught dance techniques (modern, ballet, jazz), improvisation, composition, laboratory theatre training, pedagogy, and dance history at Georgia College and State University, from 2000-2004. She has also taught at Kent State Stark, the University of Georgia, and at numerous studios.
Radella has an extensive repertory of work that has been performed in Belgium, England, The Netherlands, Scotland, Spain, Switzerland and the U.S.A. Radella's honors include the Ineke Sluiter Prize for choreography in Amsterdam, and a fellowship from the Belgian American Educational Foundation to pursue post-M.F.A. research in choreography, in Brussels from 1994-1995. Her work has been funded by such organizations as the Anjersfonds, Prins Bernard Fonds and Theater Onderzoek Grant in Amsterdam, Société des Auteurs et Compositeurs Dramatiques in Brussels, the Abteiling Kulturelles des Kantons Basel-Landschaft grant in Basel, Switerzerland, an Illinois Arts Council Grant, and the Ingenuity Festival.
Radella is the artistic director of Double-Edge Dance, a company she co-founded in 1993 with composer/performer Ross Feller. Their work with Kenyon College colleague Julie Brodie has been performed at the Cleveland Public Theatre, Ohio Theatre and the Palace Theatre of Playhouse Square Center in Cleveland, and Columbus Dance Theatre. Radella has also enjoyed working with Kenyon art faculty Claudia Esslinger and Marcella Hackbardt on recent projects.
Radella has also performed in works by Felicette Chazerand, Michael Clark, Bill Evans, Brechin Flournoy, Stephen Koester, Rebecca Nettl-Fiol, Amy Pivar, Susan Rethorst, Ursula Schmid, Olga Tragant, Reneé Wadleigh, and Jude Walton. Her primary teaching interests include contemporary technique using dynamic release principles, improvisation, and composition.
Areas of Expertise
Contemporary Modern Dance, Choreography, Improvisation, Movement for Actors
M.F.A. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
2-year advanced diploma from the School for New Dance Development, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
B.F.A. University of Illinois
Dance 107: Beginning Dance Fundamentals, including Contact Improvisation, Modern, Ballet, and Jazz
Dance 208: Intermediate Modern Technique
Dance 309: Advanced Modern Dance Technique