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Curriculum Vitae

Ildikó Kalapács

BIRTH-CITIZENSHIP:

Szeged, Hungary, June 13, 1965-USA (naturalized)

ADDRESS:

804 West 12th Avenue
Spokane WA 99204-3712
(509) 747-0979
ildiko@ildiart.com

EMPLOYMENT:

Self-Employed Visual Artist [Painting and Sculpture]

EDUCATION:

Eastern Washington University, Cheney WA (1988-92)
B.A. Cum Laude in Studio Art, August 1992

EWU/English Language Institute, Cheney WA (1987-88)

Tömörkény Istvÿn Art High School, Szeged, Hungary (1979-83)

PUBLICATIONS AND CREATIVE WORK IN HUNGARIAN FOLKLORE:

    "Tizenöt év-Dalok a Barátság Táborból" ('Fifteen Years-Songs from the Barátság Camp'), edited and translated by Wayne B. Kraft and Ildikó Kalapács, printed privately by Barátság, Spring 1998, 98 pp. [An edition of Hungarian regional ethnic songs; several prior editions from 1990]

    "The Erdély Group and Erdély Romania", TCI Community Productions, Spokane WA, 1997, 54 minutes. Production: Ildikó Kalapács and Wayne Kraft; studio production direction: Kevin Daymont; editing: Sally Jo Clapper. [A video which includes studio recordings of the Erdély Hungarian Dance Ensemble (Spokane WA) and the Jómóka Táncház Band (Salt Lake City UT) as well as video field recordings from Transylvania.]

CHOREOGRAPHIES FOR THE ERDÉLY ENSEMBLE (with Wayne Kraft):

    "Moldvai táncok II" (January 2000 [in progress])
    "Vajdaszentiványi cigány verbunk és páros táncok" (September 1999 [in progress])
    "Szatmári cigány botoló és páros tánc" (September-November 1999)
    "Szászcsávási suru verbunk és páros táncok" (September 1998-May 1999)
    "Szilágysági páros táncok" (September 1998-May 1999)
    "Felcs’ki férfi és páros táncok" (February 1998-May 1998)
    "Méhkeréki román táncok" (September 1996-May 1997)
    "Somogyi táncok"(July-October 1996)
    "Moldvai táncok I" (January-May 1996)
    "Szatmári cigány tánc" (January-May 1996)
    "Kutasföldi táncok" (July 1994-November 1994)
    "Magyarszováti táncok" (September 1993-May 1995)
    "Vajdaszentiványi sebes forduló" (September 1993-May 1995)
    "Bonchidai román páros, fecioreste des" (September 1992-May 1994)
    "Kalotaszegi román învîrtita" (August 1992-April 1993)
    "Székelyföldi páros" (revised June-August 1992)
    "Bodrogközi táncok"(February-March 1992)
    "Gyimesi táncok"(May 1991-March 1992)
    "Bonchidai verbunk" (March 1991-May 1993)
    "Délalföldi táncok" (August 1990-May 1991)
    "Székelyföldi verbunk és páros táncok" (April-August 1990)
    "Magyarpalatkai sürü magyar és páros táncok" (September 1989-May 1990)
    "Kalotaszegi legényes és páros táncok" (September 1988-May 1989)

THEATER CONCERTS:

    "Concert of Hungarian Music", Márta Sebestyén and the Jómóka Táncház Band of Salt Lake City, guest dancers Wayne Kraft and Ildikó Kalapács, Libby Gardener Hall, University of Utah, April 20, 2004

    Eight annual theater concerts with the Erdély Ensemble of Spokane and the Jómóka Táncház Band of Salt Lake City (frequently with featured guest artists from Seattle WA and/or Vancouver BC), produced by Kalapács and Kraft, 1993 to the present

ORAL PRESENTATIONS ON FOLK CULTURE:

    "Participatory Dancing and Human Identity", Workshop, The International Society for Exploring Teaching Alternatives, Tempe AZ, October 14-16, 1999 [with Wayne Kraft]

    "Participatory Dancing and Human Identity", Workshop, Washington Center National Conference, Transforming Campuses through Learning Communities, Seattle WA, May 20-23, 1999 [with Wayne Kraft]

    "Participatory Dancing and Human Identity", Featured Workshop, International Alliance of Teacher Scholars, 11th Annual Lilly Conference on College and University Teaching-West, Lake Arrowhead CA, March 5-7, 1999 [with Wayne Kraft]

    "Folk Culture and Dance of Transylvania", Whitworth Forum, Whitworth College, Spokane WA, March 31, 1997

    "Transylvanian Hungarian Folk Costumes", Spokane Weavers' Guild, Spokane WA, November 12, 1996

    "Folk Life in Transylvania", DOT Northwest Gallery, Portland OR, January 13, 1995

HUNGARIAN DANCE TEACHING AND PERFORMANCE

    Co-direction of the Erdély Ensemble, Spokane WA, 1988 to the present

    Approximately ninety performances with the Erdély Ensemble, 1988 to the present

    Extensive performance and teaching of folk dance in the Spokane area and the Northwest, 1988 to the present

STUDY IN HUNGARIAN AND STAGE DANCE:

    Twenty-three week-long workshops in the United States and in Transylvania taught by leading Hungarian researcher/choreographers László Diószegi/Ágnes Gaug, Zoltán Zsuráfszki/Zsuzsa Vincze, Zoltán Farkas/Ildikó Tóth, Péter Lévai/Zsuzsanna Kiss, Szilárd Szabó/Ildikó Németh, Ferenc Sára/Zsuzsa Varga, Zoltán Nagy/Ágnes Balog, Zsolt Szilágyi/Marianna Újlaki, Richárd Kökény/Marianna Majorosi, Szabolcs Gombai/Erika Bakonyi, Zoltán Balla/Erika Bakonyi, 1982 to the present

    Membership in the Gutenberg Ensemble, directors László Diószegi and Ágnes Gaug, Budapest, Hungary, 1986-87

    Membership in various dance ensembles in Szeged, Hungary, 1972-1986

ART RECOGNITION AND EXHIBITION:

    Recipient, Competitive Grant, Bronze Casting (Art Project: "Dialogue"), Puffin Foundation Ltd., Teaneck NJ, 1998

    Extensive exhibition of paintings and sculpture in the Northwest, 1992 to the present

ART IN PRINT:

    "Ildikó Kalapács", CALYX, A Journal of Art and Literature by Women, 1998, XVIII:1, p. 64

    "Bosnia 1993"-"Ildikó Kalapács: Body Language", Frontiers, 1997, XVIII:1, p. 132-33

VIDEO PRODUCTION AND SHOWING:

    "Body Language" (1996), TCI Community Productions, First Spokane Film Festival, Spokane WA, September 1998


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