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Welcome to ACDA West Conference 2019 The Art of Moving!  Be open to new friends, new ideas, new experiences. Enjoy!

STATEMENT OF EMPOWERMENT:
ACDA recognizes that Art can provoke; therefore, during the course of the conference, participants are empowered to remove themselves from conference activities.

To All Conference Participants:
Just a reminder...The adjudication process is structured to ensure that feedback and the selection process is as objective as possible.

Adjudicators do not know the names of schools or choreographers presenting work in the adjudication concerts. In order to keep the integrity of this ACDA policy and process in tact through the adjudicators’ final decision, it is necessary to ask all conference participants to avoid conversation with adjudicators about the adjudicated dances, the adjudication process, or their comments during the feedback sessionIn addition, please do not discuss your school’s programs or your own work with the adjudicators. Your full cooperation is being requested for the enjoyment of all conference participants, including the adjudicators!

Thank you in advance!
KB

Kenneth Balint

California State University, Fresno
Faculty Rep., Member
Mr. Balint has worked professionally as a choreographer, dancer and dance educator throughout the United States. He is currently a Professor within the Theatre Arts Department at California State University, Fresno. His MFA is from Arizona State University where he was awarded the University Graduate Fellowship, the Regents Graduate Academic Fellowship and the Graduate Assistant Scholarship. He received his BFA with honors from the Jacksonville University in Florida. A lifelong supporter of the dance Kenneth’s extensive performing career has included work with the Hartford Ballet, Omaha Ballet, Princeton Ballet, North Carolina Dance Theater, Ballet Arizona, Dance Alive! where he also was a choreographer in residence, and the Demetrius Klein Dance Company of south Florida. His choreography ranges from classical ballet to technology inspired Performance Art.