Adair Landborn

Bulldog Hall
611 E. Orange Street
Room 107B
TEMPE
Clinical Asst Professor (FSC)
Faculty
TEMPE Campus
Mailcode
2002
Clinical Asst Professor (FSC)
Faculty
TEMPE Campus
Mailcode
2002
Clinical Asst Professor (FSC)
Faculty
TEMPE Campus
Mailcode
2002

Biography

Adair Landborn, clinical assistant professor and curator of Cross-Cultural Dance Resources Collections at ASU, is a creative artist and choreographer in both contemporary and flamenco dance genres. Landborn has taught at the Hong Kong Academy for the Performing Arts, Hong Kong; Cornish College of the Arts, Seattle, WA; Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT; and the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque. She has choreographed more than 50 contemporary works and produced10 full-length concerts, including several concerts for her New York-based Women In Cahoots Dance TheaterAs artistic director and performer with the Pe�a Flamenca de Taos, Landborn produced performances highlighting flamenco's cultural practices, song style, and improvisational structures. She taught her original method for the notation of flamenco dance at Festival Internacional de Flamenco in Albuquerque, NM; Escuela Nacional de la Danza Nellie y Gloria Campobello in Mexico City; and Universidad de C�diz in Cadiz, Spain. Her many scholarly publications include the book "Flamenco and Bullfighting: Movement, Passion and Risk in Two Spanish Traditions" and an article, Contextualizing Martha Grahams El Penitente, that was selected by the Dance Notation Bureau in New York City to provide historical background for the labanotation score of Graham's 1941 work.

Education

  • Ph.D. Dance Anthropology and Somatic Studies, Union Institute & University, Cincinnati, OH 
  • M.F.A. Dance and Theater, University of Arizona
  • B.F.A. Modern Dance, School of Performing and Visual Arts, U.S.International University, San Diego, CA
  • Certified as a Laban Movement Analyst, University of Washington-Seattle.

Courses

Spring 2020
Course Number Course Title
DCE 402 Ethnography of Dance Practices
DCE 580 Practicum
DCE 583 Fieldwork
DCE 680 Practicum
DCE 683 Fieldwork
Fall 2019
Course Number Course Title
DCE 499 Individualized Instruction
DCE 584 Internship
DCE 590 Reading and Conference
DCE 593 Applied Project
DCE 680 Practicum
DCE 683 Fieldwork
DCE 693 Applied Project
Spring 2019
Course Number Course Title
DCE 402 Ethnography of Dance Practices
DCE 580 Practicum
DCE 583 Fieldwork
DCE 680 Practicum
DCE 683 Fieldwork
Fall 2018
Course Number Course Title
DCE 499 Individualized Instruction
DCE 584 Internship
DCE 590 Reading and Conference
DCE 593 Applied Project
DCE 680 Practicum
DCE 683 Fieldwork
DCE 691 Seminar
DCE 693 Applied Project
Spring 2018
Course Number Course Title
DCE 402 Ethnography of Dance Practices
DCE 580 Practicum
DCE 583 Fieldwork
DCE 680 Practicum
DCE 683 Fieldwork
Fall 2017
Course Number Course Title
DCE 499 Individualized Instruction
DCE 584 Internship
DCE 590 Reading and Conference
DCE 593 Applied Project
DCE 680 Practicum
DCE 683 Fieldwork
DCE 691 Seminar
DCE 693 Applied Project
Spring 2017
Course Number Course Title
DCE 402 Ethnography of Dance Practices
DCE 580 Practicum
DCE 583 Fieldwork
DCE 680 Practicum
DCE 683 Fieldwork
Fall 2016
Course Number Course Title
DCE 691 Seminar
Spring 2016
Course Number Course Title
DCE 194 Special Topics
DCE 580 Practicum
DCE 583 Fieldwork
DCE 683 Fieldwork

Expertise Areas