Welcome to the official website of the

Institute for

Dunham Technique Certification

The Institute for

Dunham Technique Certification

is a non-profit organization dedicated to perpetuating the legacy of dancer/choreographer/anthropologist

Katherine Dunham.


The Institute maintains a professional standard for the teaching of

Dunham Technique, thereby ensuring the instructors have a thorough technical

and philosophical understanding of the technique.

The Institute creates a worldwide network of professional Dunham instructors who actively maintain current knowledge and practice of Dunham Technique.

Who is Katherine Dunham?

What is Dunham Technique Certification?

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