W. Ward, MA, IDMA, Artistic Director of Moving Voices Incorporated,
typifies the Isadora Duncan philosophy within her own life as well as
the Isadora Duncan curriculum she offers. Through the sublimity of Duncan
Dance and Expressive Movement, children through adults explore, discover,
create, and invent new possibilities for themselves as they respond
to movement evolving from the natural world. A harmonious synergistic
flourishing of energy-rhythm-movement is the quintessence for their
of Ms. Ward's credentials are:
Duncan Movement Analyst affiliated with the Isadora Duncan International
in Isadora Duncan Studies.
descending lineage via Jeanne Bresciani, Artistic Director of the IDII
directly from Maria-Theresa Duncan and indirectly from Anna and Irma
Duncan through their students Hortense Kooluris and Julia Levien.
faculty with Longwood University, Danville Community College,
Southside Virginia Community College, and Southern Virginia Higher Education
- Holds K-12
in Virginia and North Carolina.
- MA, Dance/Related
from University of North Carolina-Greensboro; Post Baccalaureate
degree in Dance from Randolph-Macon Woman's College; BS,
Biology from Virginia Commonwealth University.
- Past Regional
and is included in the Artist Roster for the Artists-in-Education
Residence Program with the Virginia Commission For the Arts.
affiliations include Congress of Research on Dance, the Society
of Dance History Scholars, the National Museum of Women in the Arts,
and the International Expressive Arts Therapy Association.
- She has presented
and performed within a variety of venues including public and private
educational institutions, arts, studios, museums, hospitals, arts therapies
conferences, and open air performance spaces.
a soloist and performer with her students and Repertoire Ensemble,
Ms. Ward presents original Duncan works as well as Contemporary pieces
reflecting the Duncan idiom.
Voices, Incorporated 2050 Old Grubby Road, South Boston,
Studio Address: 419A Main Street, South Boston, VA 24592
Phone 434.517.0060 or 434.572.2146
with the Isadora Duncan International Institute, Inc.