Rosemary Candelario, Ph.D.
(Assistant Professor) specializes in the Japanese avant-garde movement form butoh. Other research interests include dance and ecology, Asian American dance, site-specific performance, and arts activism. Her book, Flowers Cracking Concrete: Eiko & Koma’s Asian/American Choreographies
is forthcoming from Wesleyan University Press in 2016. Candelario’s choreography has been produced across the United States, and as a dancer she has performed in the United States, Canada, Germany, and Brazil. She has published articles in the Journal of Theatre, Dance and Performance Training
, The Scholar and Feminist Online
, and The International Journal of Screendance.
Her chapter on Dave Chappelle's Block Party
appears in The Oxford Handbook of Dance and the Popular Screen
. Rosemary earned a PhD in Culture and Performance from UCLA. At TWU she teaches graduate theory and writing courses, advises PhD and MA students, and directs the International Dance Company. http://www.rosemarycandelario.net/