Patricia W. Rader
Publications Papers Presented Performance, Direction, Choreography, Reconstruction
Teaching, Workshops and Lecture Demonstrations Other Professional Activities
- A collection of 17th- and 18th-century theatrical and ballroom dances with musical arrangements by Jonathan Dobin, forthcoming.
- "In memoriam, Ingrid Brainard." Dance Research Journal, v. 32, no. 1 (summer 2000), p. 173.
- "Not for the faint-hearted." Review of A Manual of Sixteenth-Century Italian Dance Steps: A Compilation of the Original Sources by Markus Lehner (Freiburg: "fa-gisis" Musik- und Tanz edition, 1997). Dance chronicle, v. 22, no. 3 (1999), pp. 419-428.
- International Encyclopedia of Dance. New York and Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1998. Co-author, with Julia Sutton, of "Alta," "Branle," and "Volta" articles.
- "Dancing the galliard." Review of Ballo della Gagliarda of Lutio Compasso; facsimile of the Italian 1560 edition with an introduction in English by Barbara Sparti (Freiburg: "fa-gisis" Musik- und Tanz edition, 1995). Dance chronicle, v. 20, no. 2 (1997), pp. 209-212.
- Harlequin and Hussar: Hester Santlow's dancing career in London, 1706-1733. M.A.Thesis for Dance Research and Reconstruction, City College, City University of New York, 1992. Ann Arbor, Mich.: University Microfilms International, order no. 1396692.
Performance, Direction, Choreography, Reconstruction
- "Workshop/Roundtable: Dances from the 'Il Papa Manuscript'" with Joseph Casazza and Elizabeth Cain for the Society of Dance History Scholars (University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, N.M.), 1999.
- "A glimpse of performance: notation and gesture as clues for reconstructing Hester Santlow" for The Language of Dance -- on Paper and in Practice, Northeast American Society for Eighteenth Century Studies (College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, Mass.), 1996.
- "Using Library Resources," presentation for the Amherst Assembly, Amherst Early Music and Dance Festival. (Amherst College, Amherst, Mass.), 1996.
- "Dance Research Techniques" class and classes in historical dance styles for Amherst Early Music and Dance Festival (Amherst College, Amherst, Mass.), 1995.
- "Choreographing Your Search," presentation with Catherine Johnson, for the Dance Heritage Coalition/ PRESERVE Workshop (Jacob's Pillow Dance Center, Lee, Mass.), 1994.
- "Choreographing Your Search," presentation with Catherine Johnson, Mary Strow and Virginia Moreland for the Dance Heritage Coalition as part of pre-conference activities for Congress on Research in Dance/American Dance Guild (New York University, New York, N.Y.), 1993.
- "Computer Research Tools for Dance History," presentation for the International Early Dance Institute (Goucher College, Towson, Md.), 1992.
- 2001 Choreographer and dancer of Renaissance dances for Christopher Morrongiello's production, Strings of Pure Delight, Lute Music of the Renaissance, Music Festival of the Hamptons, July 15
- 1998 Reconstructor of English Baroque dances for The Dance Project, Inc., for Luisa Meshekoff's Dances and Songs of Early 18th Century London, Bruno Walter Auditorium, The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, February 28, also introduced the program and answered audience questions. Played role of Isabella in commedia dell' arte sketch and danced in country dance for Alice Standin's production To Please the Towne: Variety on the London Stage, 1660-1720, Bruno Walter Auditorium, The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, March 9.
- 1997 Reconstructor of English Baroque dances for Alice Standin's production, Dance, Drama and Music at the English Court, Bruno Walter Auditorium, The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, April 24.
- 1996 Dancer with New York Historical Dance Company in La Prometida, a Renaissance theater piece with Piffaro (The Philadelphia Renaissance Wind Band), Philadelphia, April 27-28. Dancer in Amherst Early Music Festival production, A Day at the Faire, directed by Grant Herreid and Dorothy Olsson, August 16.
- 1995 Assistant dance director for Amherst Early Music Festival productions of A Neapolitan Pasticcio (baroque) and Bocaccios Decameron (reinterpreted as fifteenth-century), Amherst, Mass., August. Dancer with New York Historical Dance Company in Folger Shakespeare Library production of Purcell's Dido and Aneas, directed by Drew Minter, dances choreographed by Dorothy Olsson Washington, D.C., March/April; and Purcells Dioclesian for Philadelphia Classical Symphony, dances choreographed by Dorothy Olsson, Philadelphia, May. Creator and dancer with Alan Tjaarda Jones for Baroque dance solo and duet program presented Jan. 30, 1995 at Bruno Walter Auditorium, New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Lincoln Center.
- 1994 Dancer with Mannes Camerata revival performance of Paul Echol's Romance of the Rose, October (production rated by the Village Voice as one of New York's top 20 events of 1994). Dancer with New York Historical Dance Company program Mozart and the Dance, with the Philadelphia Classical Symphony, October. Director, dancer and producer for workshop performances of Baroque dance-theater piece based on the life of Hester Santlow, an early eighteenth-century English dancer-actress; presented at New York University, College of New Rochelle and Free-Range Arts Studio series, for Women's History Month, March.
- 1987-1993 Dancer and co-director for Studio Orchesis, performing Renaissance and Baroque dance for school and community groups in the Metropolitan New York area, including the Medieval Festival at Fort Tryon Park; NEH sponsored Leonardo Da Vinci Teacher's Institute, Rutgers University; Aaron Davis Hall Children's Concert series (City College, CUNY). Dancer and reconstructor of group dances for Il Ballarino, a video on Renaissance dance created by Julia Sutton and distributed by Princeton Books, released Spring, 1991. Director and dancer, selections from Julia Sutton's Renaissance Revisited, City College, CUNY, November, 1989. Dancer, A Queen's Entertainment, choreography Dorothy Olsson, Amerst College, Amherst, Mass., August, 1988. Dancer in Romance of the Rose for the Mannes Camerata; written and directed by Paul Echols, choreography by Dorothy Olsson, additional movement by Philip Burton, New York City, October, 1988.
- 1986 Dancer in Robin and Marion and City of Ladies for the Mannes Camerata, directed by Paul Echols, choreography by Dorothy Olsson, New York City. Creator and dancer for children's program on Baroque dance for the Bach Aria Festival, Stonybrook, New York. Dancer in Ship of Fools, directed by Paul Echols, choreography Dorothy Olsson, Amherst Early Music Festival, Amherst, Mass.
- 1984 Dancer in La Galatea for the Mannes Camerata, directed by Paul Echols, choreography by Dorothy Olsson, New York City. Choreographer of wedding pavanne for Kiss Me Kate directed by Philip Paul for St. Gustavus Adolphus Church, New York City. Choreographer and dancer for minuets and early American country dances "Coquette" and "Collyflower" for Muse-early music chamber ensemble, Jan Hus Presbyterian Church, New York City.
- 1983 Choreographer and dancer, Praetorius "Terpsichore Suite" for Saltandji Early Dance Group, St. George's Church Madrigal Dinner, New York City. Dancer in Euridice for the Mannes Camerata directed by Paul Echols, choreography by Dorothy Olsson, New York City. Choreographer and dancer for Muse-early music chamber ensemble Christmas Concerts Pavanne, Galliard, Siciliana, Gavotte, and Chaconne, St. Matthew's Church, Rutherford, New Jersey.
- 1982 Dancer in studio showing "The Vision of Delight," 1617 masque by Ben Johnson recreated by Beth Kurtz, New York City. Dancer in "Tales from the Vienna Woods," Waltz-Cotillion and Mazurka-Quadrille recreated by Elizabeth Aldrich for the Castle Hill Festival Ipswich, Mass. Dancer in Turks' Dances, Italian Entree (Commedia dell' arte) and final Chaconne for Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme, recreated by Charles Garth for the Castle Hill Festival, Ipswich, Mass. Dancer in fifteenth and sixteenth century dances for the New York Renaissance Festival at Sterling Forest, directed by Dorothy Olsson.
- 1975-1981 Dancer in numerous performances, workshops and demonstrations for the Old Town Renaissance Consort (Chicago); co-director, 1977-1981. Dancer in performances of Commedia dell' Arte (for Vecchi's Amfiparnasso, directed by James Jana), baroque dance (directed by Louise Austin) and opera (Renaissance dances choreographed by Ken Heidecke for Musgrave's Mary Queen of Scots for the Hinsdale Opera Company). Dancer in "A Renaissance Entertainment," reconstructions and choreography by Angene Feves for the ensemble Music for a While, Dominican College, San Rafael, Calif. Dancer in workshop performances of fifteenth-century and nineteenth century dance at Castle Hill Festival, Ipswich, Mass.: "Tales from Boccaccio's Decamaron," directed by Ingrid Brainard and Andrea Von Ramm; "Listen to the Mockingbird-American Entertainment from the Nineteenth Century" directed by Elizabeth Aldrich.
Teaching, workshops and lecture demonstrations
Other Professional Activities
- Faculty of Amherst Early Music Workshop, 1995-1996, teaching classes in Baroque dance, fifteenth century dance, and dance research.
- Assistant to Wendy Hilton, teaching baroque dance workshops at Goucher College, New York and City College-CUNY (1987-1992).
- Assistant to Julia Sutton, teaching workshop on reconstruction of sixteenth century balletto Celeste Giglio at the International Early Dance Institute at Goucher College, 1991.
- Leader of series of fifteenth-century dance classes in Fort Tryon Park, funded by the New York State Council on the Arts' Manhattan Decentralization Fund, complementing the Washington Heights/ Inwood Development Corporation's Medieval Festival in Fort Tryon Park, 1990.
- Renaissance and Baroque dance from 1980-present for numerous schools, colleges, and institutes, including The Juilliard School Dance Division, The Leonardo Da Vinci Teacher's Institute (Rutgers University), Sarah Lawrence College, SUNY-Purchase, City College-CUNY (graduate and undergraduate), College of New Rochelle, St. Joseph's College, Emma Willard School, Davenport School, (New Jersey), Montclair High School (New Jersey), The Newberry Library.
- Society of Dance History Scholars Early Dance Working Group chairperson, 2001-
- Coordinated tributes to Ingrid Brainard for Dance Research Journal, Summer and Winter 2000 issues
- Attended International Early Dance Conference, Ghent 2000
- Served on editorial committee during 1998-2000 for A Core Collection in Dance (Chicago: ALA, 2001)
- Revised Choreographing Your Search WWW site for the Dance Heritage Coalition, 1999-2000
- Research assistant to Wendy Hilton for her memoirs, 1998-2002
- Served on Dance Notation Bureau Professional Advisory Committee, 1998-2000
- Consultant for article by Jennifer Nevile, "Cavalieri's Theatrical Ballo, "O che nuovo miracolo," a reconstruction," for Dance Chronicle, 1999
- Read paper on New York Baroque Dance Company for Catherine Turocy at Preserve Symposium, 1998
- Attended Society of Dance History Scholars conference at the University of Oregon, Eugene, 1998
- Updated bibliographies and revised articles for New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, "Basse dance," "Brando," "Branle," "Calata," "Dance of Middle Ages and Early Renaissance," "Hoftanz," "Recoupe," "Spagna," and "Tourdion," 1997-1999
- Organizer and panel chairperson for Society of Dance History Scholars (Barnard College, New York, NY), "Electronic Access to Dance Resources," 1997
- Attended Dance to Honor Kings Conference, London, 1996
- Director of Dance History Studio, 1995-present
- Cataloger and Reference Librarian, Dance Collection,The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts at Lincoln Center, 1992-present
- Jury member for De La Torre Bueno Prize, 1988
- Board of Directors, Historical Dance Foundation, 1982-1987
- Librarian, Dance Notation Bureau 1981-1986
- Member of Society of Dance History Scholars; Theatre Library Association; past member of Congress on Research in Dance; International Council on Kinetography Laban; International Movement Notation Alliance; SIBMAS; American Library Association
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