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Minton, Sandra Cerny, 1943-



Dance faculty, UNC, 1972-1998; interviewer for the Legends of Dance project; proprietor of SCM Dance Productions, M.A. and Ph.D.degrees are in dance from U.C.L.A. and Texas Woman's University respectively. Sandra is listed in Who's Who Among American Teachers, 4th ed., and was twice selected as College Scholar at the University of Northern Colorado. She has received grants for choreography, research and for teaching workshops from the Colorado Goals 2000 Project, the JFM Foundation, Denver, and the UNC Research and Publications Board. Ms. Minton was selected as the NDA Scholar/Artist for 1999,1999, and as a Fulbright Scholar in 2001. Her Human Kinetics books include Choreography: A Basic Approach Using Improvisation, third edition, Dance Mind & Body and Preventing Dance Injuries (co-editor). Another book, Using Movement to Teach Academics: The Mind & Body As One Entity was published by Rowman & Littlefield Education in March, 2008.

Found in 17 Collections and/or Records:

Box 1: Community Organizations, 1987-2009

 File — Box: D086.0001
Identifier: D086.04.0001

This series contains programs, clippings, documentation, and newsletters from Colorado Dance Education Organization (CoDEO), Colorado Contemporary Dance, Human Kinetics, National Dance Association (NDA), and National Dance Education Association (NDEA).

Dates: 1987-2009

Box 1: Honors, 2001-2012

 File — Box: D086.0001
Identifier: D086.05.0001

This box includes clippings from Sandra's time as Fulbright Scholar and her honor from Colorado Ballet "Tribute to Women in Dance."

Dates: 2001-2012

Box 1: Photographs, 1947-2000

 File — Box: D086.0001
Identifier: D086.01.0001

This box contains photos of Sandra Minton throughout her life as well as her time at UNC, University of Missouri-KC, and DPS/Littleton Public Schools. Photos also include her time with dance organizations.

Dates: 1947-2000

Box 1: UCLA Materials, 1954-1967

 File — Box: D086.0001
Identifier: D086.02.0001

This box contains clippings, programs, course work, and scene design paintings created by Sandra in high school and at UCLA.

Dates: 1954-1967

Box 1: University Teaching Materials, 1967-2018

 File — Box: D086.0001
Identifier: D086.03.0001

This box includes choreographic notebooks, clippings, correspondence, programs, flyers, illustrations, curriculum writing documentation, and presentations from Sandra's work with the University of Missouri-Kansas City and UNC.

Dates: 1967-2018

Box 2: Writings, 2001-2009

 File — Box: D086.0002
Identifier: D086.06.0002

This box contains publications written by Sandra Minton including titles: "Dance, Body, and Mind," "The International Baccalaureate Dance Program: Learning Skills for Life in the 21st Century," and "Using Movement to Teach Academics."

Dates: 2001-2009

Box 3: Business Artwork, 2000

 File — Box: D086.0003
Identifier: D086.04.0003

This box contains (1) folder with artwork and photos for a business venture.

Dates: 2000

Box 3: Flashcards

 File — Box: D086.0003
Identifier: D086.03.0003

This box contains (1) folder with flash cards to teach dance including: Creative Dance and Popular Dance Forms.

Dates: 1967-2018

Box 3: UCLA Sketches, 1966-1967

 File — Box: D086.0003
Identifier: D086.02.0003

This box contains oversize drawings, sketches, costume designs, a sketchbook, and an "artist book" created by Sandra during her time at UCLA and the Aesthetic Education Institute.

Dates: 1966-1967

Box 4: Performance Headdresses

 File — Box: D086.0004
Identifier: D086.03.0004

This box contains (3) headdresses or masks worn for UNC performances. The feathered headdress and black/white mask were worn for "Legends of the Maya." The ribbon headdress was worn for "Face of the Goddess." Both pieces were choreographed by Sandra Minton. The headdresses and masks were created by Ruth Savig, a Visual Arts professor at UNC.

Dates: 1967-2018

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Archival Record 16
Collection 1
Dance 11
Colorado 6
Nonprofit organizations 6
Publications 3
Teaching 3