Katelyn Altmann performed in honor of Marlene Turbin Weldon at the Wisconsin Dance Council’s Award Ceremony on August 18, 2018!

Photograph by Matzner Photography

Katelyn Altmann performed in honor of Marlene Turbin Weldon at the Wisconsin Dance Council’s Award Ceremony on August 18, 2018!

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Dance Department student (and Wisconsin Dance Council 2016 Scholarship Recipient) Katelyn Altmann, performed in honor of  her former teacher Marlene Turnin Weldon, at the Wisconsin Dance Council’s Award Ceremony on August 18, 2018!  The photograph above  is from her solo “homage”,  a piece she choreographed in honor of Ms. Turbin Weldon for this occasion.

In the morning the Conference Master Classes were taught by Cyenthia Vijayakumar and  Cedric Gardner.  Professional development for teachers included a session on On Line Marketing with Rhee Gold and a panel discussion with representatives from the dance departments at Belot CollegeCarthage College, the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, and the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point.   

Later in the afternoon there was an Award Ceremony to honor five distinguished honorees, including Marlene Turbin Weldon.