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College of Arts ── Department of Dance
Welcome to Tainan University of Technology , Department of Dance
JuanAnn Tai

 

 

Title

Professor

Contact Information

Address: 6-3 Beiyuan Street, Apt. 15F-1, North District, Tainan City 70463, Taiwan

e-mail: anntai62@hotmail.com

Phone: 886-6-275-3273 (H)

886-6-253-0705 (W)

Mobile: 886-927-227-808

Current Position

2015 -      Professor & Chairperson, Department of Dance, Tainan University of Technology,

           Taiwan

1992-2015   Full-time faculty member, Department of Dance, Tainan University of Technology, Taiwan

Academic and Professional Qualifications

 

Ph.D. Dance, Film and Theatre, University of Surrey, Guildford, UK 

M.A. Dance and Dance Education, New York University, New York, USA

B.A. Dance, Hunter College, City University of New York (CUNY), New York, USA

Research and Teaching Areas

Dance Pedagogy 

Dance History 

Dance Composition 

Cross-cultural Dance Studies

Invited Talks

2018 (May 30). The Reform of Dance Education in the School System in Taiwan. Paper presented at the Global Center for Arts & Culture Education, Sangmyung University, Seoul, Korea.

2017 (July 22). Performing Arts policy in Taiwan: A brief discussion about the recent situation. Paper presented at the 14th Seoul International Dance Competition, Seoul, Korea.

2016 (May 3). Dance in Contemporary Taiwan. Lecture presented at Lamar University, USA.

2016 (February 12). Dancing in Formosa. Lecture presented at Grand Valley State University, USA.

2014 (October 25). An introduction to dance education in Taiwan. Paper presented at the 2014 International Conference of the Korean Society for the Study of Physical Education, Anyang, Korea.

2014 (August 21). Socio-aesthetic appraisal of dance in Taiwan in the early twentieth century under the influence of Japan and Korea. Paper presented at the 2014 Incheon Asian Games International Sport Science Congress, Incheon, Korea.

2011 (February 08). Examining the development of dance as an institutional power in Taiwan through a Bourdieuian approach. Paper presented at the Seminar Meetings of CREATE, Exeter, UK.

International Exchange Projects

2018 - Initiator and Coordinator of the Cultural Dance Exchange Project: American College Dance Association (South Central), Lamar University, Beaumont, Texas, USA and Tainan University of Technology, Taiwan.

2016 – Deputy Director of the 2016 International Youth Ambassador Exchange Program to Asia-Pacific regions: Palau, the Philippines, Indonesia, Australia and Tuvalu, sponsored by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Taiwan.

2016 - Initiator and Coordinator of the Cultural Dance Exchange Project: Lamar University, Beaumont, Texas, USA and Tainan University of Technology, Taiwan.

2015 - Initiator and Coordinator of the Cultural Dance Exchange Project: Chung-ang University, Seoul, Korea and Tainan University of Technology, Taiwan.

2015 - Initiator and Coordinator of the Cultural Dance Exchange Project: Statesboro Youth Ballet, Statesboro, Georgia, USA and Tainan University of Technology, Taiwan.

2015 - Initiator and Coordinator of the Cultural Dance Exchange Project: Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, Georgia, USA and Tainan University of Technology, Taiwan.

2014 - Initiator and Coordinator of the Cultural Dance Exchange Project: Statesboro Youth Ballet, Statesboro, Georgia, USA and Tainan University of Technology, Taiwan.

2014 - Initiator and Coordinator of the Cultural Dance Exchange Project: Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, Georgia, USA and Tainan University of Technology, Taiwan.

2012 - Initiator and Coordinator of the Cultural Dance Exchange Project: Alma College, Michigan and Tainan University of Technology, Taiwan.

2011 - Initiator and Coordinator of the Cultural Dance Exchange Project: Alma College, Michigan and Tainan University of Technology, Taiwan.

1996-2015 Coordinator and English translator of several Taiwanese folk dance groups for participating in international folklore festivals in Europe and America in the following cities: Matelica, Minturno (Italy), Poreč, Karlovac (Croatia); Aarhus (Denmark); Sárvár (Hungary); Waynesville (NC, USA); Ourense & Pamplona (Spain); Sidmouth & Billingham (England); Fribourg (Switzerland); Springville (UT, USA); Lazzaro, Macerata, Coredo, Fondi, Minturno, Pescara, Assemini - ile de Sardegna, Alatri, Fondi & Vatican (Italy); Rockland (NY, USA); Le Puy-en-Velay, Montignac & Felletin (France); Santa Maria da Feira (Portugal).

Research Projects

Tai, J. A.2018-2019)。優遊吧斯茅達諾劇團鄒族祭典舞劇舞蹈指導Dance Directing for Yuyupas Maotano Theatre Tsou Ritual Dance Drama。(2018/11/15-2019/06/15)。107-R&D-065

Tai, J. A.2018-2019)。2018衛武營開幕季活動-輕歌劇<憨第德>暨第二屆台灣舞蹈平台合作專案2018 Opening Program of National Kaohsiung Center for the Arts- Operetta Candide & the Second Taiwan Dance Platform Collaborative Project。(2018/07/01-2019/03/20)。106-R&D-280

Tai, J. A.2015)。在深山裡跳舞Dancing in the High Mountains. Grant supplied from You Know I Know Let Them Learn Network, Taiwan.

Tai, J. A.2012-2013)。形塑身體習性於舞蹈文化再製的歷程:全國學生舞蹈比賽之審思The molding process of the bodily habitus in the cultural reproduction of dance: An examination of the National Student Dance CompetitionNSC 101 – 2410 – H – 165 – 006。(08/01/2012 – 07/31/2013)。Grant supplied from the Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan.

Publications

Doctoral thesis

Tai, J. A. (2009). Dance as an institutional power: A Bourdieuian approach to socio-political changes in dance in higher education in Taiwan. Unpublished doctoral thesis. Guildford, UK: University of Surrey. 

Books & Articles in Books

Tai, J. A. (2015).‘The summer workshop of dance education for children’ at Tainan University of Technology, Taiwan. In Charlotte Svendler Nielsen & Burridge, Stephanie (Eds.). Dance education around the world: Perspectives on dance, young people and change. London, UK: Routledge. (ISBN: 9780415743631) 

戴君安Tai, Juanann (2015)高等技職舞蹈教育的反思A reflexive study of dance in vocational higher education。高雄市Kaohsiung:臺灣Taiwan:麗文Liwen(ISBN: 9789577485939)

戴君安Tai, Juanann (2013)。舞蹈Wudao80-151。於倪若喬In Ni, Ruociao () (Ed.)藝遊未盡:義大利,這玩藝!-- 音樂、舞蹈&戲劇Yi you wei jin: Yidali, jhe wanyi! - yinyue, wudao & xiju。台北Taipei:東大Dongda(ISBN: 9789571930855)

Tai, J. A. (2012). The growing interest in contemporary dance in southern Taiwan. In Wang Yunyu & Burridge, Stephanie (Eds.). Identity and diversity: Celebrating dance in Taiwan. New Delhi: Routledge. (ISBN: 9780415643481)

戴君安Tai, Juanann (2012)。舞蹈Wudao76-153。於倪若喬In Ni, Ruociao () (Ed.)藝遊未盡:英國,這玩藝!-- 音樂、舞蹈&戲劇Yi you wei jin: Yingguo, jhe wanyi! - yinyue, wudao & xiju。台北Taipei:東大Dongda。(ISBN: 9789571930640

Tai, J. A. (2010). Pride, prejudice and politics in dance: The rise of dance as a symbolic power in Taiwan. Germany: Lambert Academic Publishing.ISBN9783843354813

戴君安Tai, Juanann (2008)。舞蹈Wudao78-157。於倪若喬In Ni, Ruociao () (Ed.)藝遊未盡:法國,這玩藝!-- 音樂、舞蹈&戲劇Yi you wei jin: Faguo, jhe wanyi! - yinyue, wudao & xiju。台北Taipei:東大Dongda。(ISBN: 9789571929187

戴君安Tai, Juanann (2003)遊戲舞蹈的教學研究Youxi Wudao de jiaoxue yanjiu。台南Tainan:漢家Hanchia 

Journal Articles

Tai, J. A. (2018). Dancing Climate on a High Mountain. Research in Dance Education, 19(3), 294-305. (A&HCI)

Tai, J. A. (2017). A Historical Study of Changes of Dance in Taiwan under the Influence of Japan and Korea during Japanese Colonization. The Korean Journal of Dance, 65(3), 133-144.

Tai, J. A. (2016). A Study of Cultural and Creative Industries on Dance in Taiwan. The Korean Journal of Dance Studies, 59(2), 117-128.

Tai, J. A. (2015). Transitional significance of dance development in Taiwan in the post-martial law period (1987 ~ 2000). The Korean Journal of Dance Studies, 53(2), 75-88.

Tai, J. A. (2014a). Identities and dance competition: re/discovering the force from within. Research in Dance Education, 15(3), 303-315. (A&HCI)

Tai, J. A. (2014b). Dance education in the school system of Taiwan: The reform and future prospect. Diálogos com a Arte: International Journal of Art and Culture.
https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Maria_Jose_Magalhaes/publication/280601347_The_story_of_Susanna_and_the_elders_revisited/links/55bd685308ae092e9663874c/The-story-of-Susanna-and-the-elders-revisited.pdf

Tai, J. A. (2012). A case study on the reforms of dance in higher education in Taiwan. Research in Dance Education, 13(1), 67-82. (A&HCI)

Tai, J. A. (2010). The effects of globalisation on the field of contemporary dance and dance education in Taiwan. Research in Arts Education, 19, 183-204. (TSSCI)

Tai, J. A. (2008). Modern dance in Taiwan: A brief historical review. Modern Dance: Multifaceted Dimensions, 1, 34-56.

Tai, J. A. (2006). Changes and dance: A critical assessment of the impact of changes on dance education in Taiwan with particular attention on higher education institutions from 1995-2005. International Journal of the Humanities, 2, 131-138.

Conference Papers

Tai, J. A. (2018, July). Delineating forgotten figures in Taiwan's dance history: The life of Lee HuiMei. A paper presented at the 2nd joint congress of daCi and WDA Global Education and Training Network, Adelaide, Australia.

Tai, J. A. (2016, July). Internationalization and dance in vocational higher education. A paper presented at the World Dance Alliance Asia Pacific ‘Dance Routes – Danced Roots: Connecting the Local and the Global’ conference 2016, Seoul, Korea.

Tai, J. A. (2016, July). Dancing climate on a high mountain. A paper presented at the Performance Studies International ‘Performance Climates’ PSi conference 2016, Melbourne, Australia. 

Tai, J. A. (2015, November). Defining the idea of cultural and creative industries through indigenous dance: A case study in Taiwan. A paper presented at the Second Asian Conference on the Arts, Humanities and Sustainability, Fukuoka, Japan.

Tai, J. A. (2015, October). The changes of collective habitus within the National Student Dance Competition. A paper presented at the World Dance Alliance Asia Pacific ‘Singapore Dance Bridge: Connectivity through Dance’ conference 2015, Singapore.

Tai, J. A. (2015, July). Dance competitions and children. A paper presented at the 13th Dance and the Child International World Congress, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Tai, J. A. (2015, April). A case study of industrialization of performing arts on contemporary indigenous dance theatre in Taiwan. A paper presented at the First Global Creative Industries Conference, Hong Kong.

Tai, J. A. (2014, January). Internationalization of dance in higher education: A case study. Paper presented at the 12th Annual Hawaii International Conference on Arts and Humanities, Honolulu, USA.

Tai, J. A. (2013a, January). A Bourdieuian analysis of the National Student Dance Competition in Taiwan. Paper presented at the 11th Annual Hawaii International Conference on Arts and Humanities, Honolulu, USA.

Tai, J. A. (2013b, November-December). Pride and prejudice in the National Student Dance Competition in Taiwan. Paper presented at the 2013 World Dance Alliance Asia Pacific AGM and Conference: New Visions for Dance in the Pacific Region, Taipei, Taiwan.

Tai, J. A. (2012, July). The need of child-centered communities of practice for children's dance education in Taiwan. Paper presented at the 2012 Global daCi/WDA Dance Summit, Taipei, Taiwan.

Tai, J. A. (2011, April). Re/Positioning Taiwanese dance in higher education system: A study of cultural colonization on dance in Taiwan. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the British Forum for Ethnomusicology Conference 2011 on Mediation, Writing and Performance, Penryn: Cornwall, UK.

Tai, J. A. (2011, February). Examining the development of dance as an institutional power in Taiwan through a Bourdieuian approach. Paper presented at the Seminar Meetings of CREATE, Exeter, UK.

Tai, J. A. (2010, July). Dance and Power: Political Ideologies and Aesthetic Preferences in Dance Spectacle for Cultural Diplomacy in Taiwan. Proceedings of the Thirty-third Annual Conference of the Society of Dance History Scholars (SDHS 2010), Guildford: Surrey, UK.

Tai, J. A. (2007, June). The field of dance and dance education in Taiwan and its change of function and habitus in recent history: A socio-aesthetical appraisal. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the World Dance Alliance: Asia-Pacific, Singapore.

Tai, J. A. (2004, November). Embracing the effects of globalisation on dance and dance education in Taiwan. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Eighteenth World Congress on Dance Research, Argos, Greece.

Tai, J. A. (2004, June). Paul Taylor's influence on the development of dance in Taiwan. A paper presented at the Twenty-seventh Annual Conference of the Society of Dance History Scholars (SDHS 2004), Durham: NC, USA.

Performance Productions

2015 Ilha Formosa

2015 This is it!

2014 Gathering

2013 First sight of the Rainbow

2012 Meeting Up

2010 Thrust

2009 Dew of Dawn

2008 Mist of Dawn

2007 Aurora of Dawn

2004 Shall We Dance

2002 GameStarting Point

2001 Unrestricted

2000 Thorns of the Roses

Professional Services

2018        Jury of Contemporary Dance, the 15th Seoul International Dance Competition.

2017        Jury of Contemporary Dance, the 14th Seoul International Dance Competition.

2017-        International Editorial Board member for the Journal of Research in Dance and Physical Education.

2016        Jury of Contemporary Dance, the 13th Seoul International Dance Competition.

2014-        International Editorial Board member for the Korean Journal of Dance Studies.

2013-        Jury of Dance performances, National Culture and Arts Foundation.

2013-2014    Jury of Dance grant, National Culture and Arts Foundation.

2012-        Certified Global Career Development Facilitator

2012-        Dance Critic, Performing Arts Review On-line Platform.

2011-2012    Observer of Performing Arts Award, Taishin Bank Foundation for Arts and Culture.

2011-        National Representative of daCi TAIWAN (dance and the Child international, 

             Taiwan chapter), Member of Conseil International de la Danse, UNESCO, Paris.

1993-        Jury of National Student Dance Competition, Taiwan.

Taught Workshops

2016 (October)   Dance Improvisation for Elementary School Teachers, Taoyuan, Taiwan.

2016 (August)    Dance Improvisation for Middle School Teachers, Taipei, Taiwan.

2016 (January)    PlayDancing for Children in Namasia District, Kaohsiung, Taiwan.

2015 (November)  PlayDancing for Children in Namasia District, Kaohsiung, Taiwan.

2015 (April)      Dance Improvisation for Ballet Dancers, Statesboro, GA, USA.

2014 (October)    Dance Improvisation for Middle School Teachers, Chiyi, Taiwan.

2012 (November)  Dance Improvisation for Elementary School Teachers, Taoyuan, Taiwan.

2012 (October)    Dance Improvisation for Middle School Students, Miaoli, Taiwan.

2011 (July)       Dance Improvisation for Middle School Students, Miaoli, Taiwan.

Language Spoken

Chinese (Mandarin) & English

 

 

 

Contact

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E-mail:

t70010@mail.tut.edu.tw

 

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