Dance Literacy Games

712 Greyrock Rd. Whitsett NC 27377          MilaLParrish@gmail.com

Dr. Mila Parrish is an Associate Professor at the University of North Carolina Greensboro where she is the Director of Dance Education. An active scholar, Dr. Parrish’s research has established new trends in movement technology, curricula design and teacher training in the digital arena. Her publications appear in national and international journals for dance education. Her publications on Labanotation, Motif Writing and enhanced movement cognition support her deep interest helping dancers develop body awareness and creative skills, strength, balance, and freedom.

Prior to her career in higher education, Parrish was a professional dancer and choreographer with ballet, modern, and theatre companies, and has been employed in public and private schools in a variety of roles including Program Director, Teaching-Artist and Teacher-Collaborator. In addition to her degrees in dance education, Dr. Parrish is a Certified Movement Analyst (CMA) from the Laban Institute of Movement Studies in NYC and is a comprehensively certified Pilates instructor with Balanced Body and is a member of the Pilates Method Alliance.

Dr. Parrish is nationally and internationally recognized for her work in dance pedagogy, educational technology and interdisciplinary instruction. A leader in the dance education community, Parrish has offering over 100 professional development courses, seminars and workshops thought the US and in Canada, China, Finland, Brazil, Greece, Portugal and the Netherlands.