ELLEN R BROMBERG portrait
  • Director, Biannual International Screendance Festival and Workshop, Modern Dance Department
  • Founding Director, The Graduate Certificate in Screendance, Modern Dance Department
  • Professor, Modern Dance Department
  • Distinguished Professor, School Of Dance

Professional Service

  • San Francisco Dance Film Festival. Dance Film Festival Awards Jury. 06/2016 - 10/2016
  • Taft-Nicholson Center for Environmental Humanities Education. University of Utah representative on Advisory Board and member of Artist-in-Residence Selection Committee. 02/02/2015 - 02/02/2017
  • DANCE SCREEN, International Music Centre (IMZ-Austria) and San Francisco Dance Film Festival. Role: Jury Member. Selected "Best Of" winners in a variety of dance film categories from a preselected group of finalists from 100s of submissions, September, San Francisco, CA. 09/11/2013 - 09/15/2013
  • McMillen/Palgrave Press. Role: Reviewer. External reviewer for proposed book, a collection of essays on Screendance. 08/2012 - 09/2012
  • Oxford University Press. Role: Reviewer. Reviewer for proposed book on Ethics in Dance. 06/2012 - 07/2012
  • Oxford University Press. External Reviewer for book on Screendance theory. 10/2010 - 12/2010
  • ODC Theater's Inaugural Festival, Screendance Screenings, San Francisco. Curatorial Support. 10/2010 - 11/2010
  • International Screendance Journal. Role: Review and decide on submssions for publication. Editorial Board. 09/2010 - present
  • Love DANCE More. Member, Advisory Board. 09/2010 - 09/2015
  • The Leonardo Downtown. Jury Member to select artist for Lobby Public Art Commission. 06/11/2010 - 12/2011
  • EMPAC: Experimental Media & Performing Arts Center at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. DANCE MOViES Commissioning Juror. 04/01/2010 - 06/07/2010
  • Dance Films Association. Role: Coordinator and Teacher. Through the Lens: 4 award winning filmmakers share their viewpoints, Dance New Amsterdam, workshop for Dance Films Association, January 6-9, 2009, New York City. 01/06/2009 - 01/09/2009
  • Dance Camera West (Los Angeles). Advisory Board Member. 01/01/2006 - 12/31/2011
  • Dance Films Association, New York City. Advisory Board Member. 01/01/2002 - 01/31/2009

Internal Service

  • Distinguished Professor Advisory Committee Chaired by Ruth Watkins. Member, 09/2015 - present. University service.
  • Co-Director of Graduate Thesis Concert with Rob Wood. Co-Director, 08/2015 - present. Department service.
  • Tenured Faculty Review Committee convened by Amy Wildermuth. Member, 11/2014 - 11/2016. University service.
  • Utah Symposium on Science and Literature, Board Member, Co-Chair, Afternoon Sessions . Member, 03/2014 - 03/2015. University service.
  • Distinguished Innovation and Impact Award Selection Committee. Member, 02/2014 - 12/2016. University service.
  • Department Advisory Committee - Review of Career Line Faculty. Chair, 01/01/2014 - 05/01/2016. Department service.
  • Department online recruitment video. Producer, Director, Editor, 11/2013 - 11/2015. Department service.
  • College Council. Committee Member, 09/2013 - 09/2015. College service.
  • Ad Hoc Committee for policy statement for appointment, reappointment, review and promotion of career-line, adjunct, & visiting faculty. Committee Member, 09/2013 - 12/2013. College service.
  • RPT Committee. Chair, 01/09/2013 - 01/09/2016. Department service.
  • Entrepreneurial Faculty Scholars Executive Committee. Member, 01/01/2013 - 12/31/2016. University service.
  • Graduate College Internal Review of English Department. Committee Chair, 10/11/2012 - 11/30/2012. University service.
  • Faculty Excellence Award Selection Committee. Committee member, 09/2012 - 09/2012. College service.
  • Honors Advisor. Advise and Assist Honors Students, 08/2012 - present. Department service.
  • Co-Chair, RPT Committee. 08/2012 - 12/2012. Department service.
  • Freshman Adviser. 07/01/2012 - 07/01/2014. Department service.
  • Search Committee Member for Adjunct Faculty National Search. Committee member, 01/2012 - present. Department service.
  • Strategic Planning Committee: Goal #1. Committee member, 01/2012 - 04/2012. College service.
  • Senior Adviser. 09/2011 - 09/2012. Department service.
  • Multi-Media Performance Lab. Director and Facilitator for Student and Faculty Research and Teaching Activities, 08/2011 - 08/2016. College service.
  • Assistant with Publicity for SaltDance Summer Workshop . 09/2010 - 12/2010. Department service.
  • Production team for Warnock Visiting Artist Ernesto Pujol’s durational performance, Awaiting . Production support and Docent for event, 04/2010 - 10/2010. College service.
  • Initiation of the Dance Film Certificate Program, an interdisciplinary Graduate Certificate Program between Modern Dance and Film & Media Arts. Approved. Ongoing Assignment. Coordinator, Director and Teacher, 12/20/2009 - present. College service.
  • College Council. Member, 08/23/2008 - 09/24/2011. College service.
  • College Retention, Promotion and Tenure Committee. Member, Alternates with Pamela Geber, 08/2008 - 11/2012. College service.
  • Creation of CIDAT Lecture Series, Common Ground: Making Meaning in the Arts and Sciences. Concept and Organization, 01/28/2008 - 02/25/2008. University service.
  • Retention, Promotion and Tenure Committee. Committee Member, Secretary, Ongoing Assignment, 08/23/2007 - 04/2012. Department service.
  • Graduate Curriculum Committee. Member, Ongoing Assignment, 08/23/2000 - present. Department service.
  • Faculty Advisor to Student Screendance Club. Advise Students on Funding & Activities for Festival, Ongoing Assignment, 08/23/2000 - present. Department service.
  • Dance Technology Committee. Chair,, 08/23/2000 - 08/2013. Department service.
  • Assistant Graduate Advisor . Assist Graduate Advisor, Ongoing Assignment, 08/23/2000 - 08/2011. Department service.
  • Faculty Advisor to Student Associate for Collaboration in the Arts. Advise Students on Projects and Funding, Ongoing Assignment, 08/23/2000 - 12/31/2010. Department service.
  • International Screendance Festival and Workshop (10 years). Founding Director, 09/1999 - 09/2015. Department service.

Community Partnership

  • Public presentation of a documentary on the Karen Refugees who have relocated to SLC from Thai Refugee Camps. University Neighborhood Partners. 04/02/2016 - 04/02/2016
  • Beginning of relationship with University Neighborhood Partners in conjunction with creating a video documentary on the Karen Refugees from Thailand/Burma. 05/02/2015 - present
  • Utah Museum of Natural History. 08/2012 - 02/20/2103

Outreach

  • This is a duplicate entry for the GLYPH creative research project, as it occurred within the Museum of Natural History of Utah and involved many community members of all ages from outside of the university environment. 02/2013 - 02/2013

Honors & Awards

  • Faculty Fellowship - teaching release for creative research, Spring 2017. College of Fine Arts, 03/2016
  • Grant to fund acquisition of oral histories of Karen Refugees in Salt Lake City. Utah Humanities Council, 08/2015
  • Honored with the title of "Distinguished Professor". University of Utah, 05/02/2014
  • Granada Artist in Residence. UC Davis Department of Theater and Dance, 05/01/2012
  • Distinguished Innovation and Impact Award. University of Utah, 04/05/2012
  • Granada Artist in Residence . UC Davis, 09/2011
  • Townsend Center for the Humanities Fellow at UC Berkeley, Awarded in 2010 for a 2011 Fellowship Residency. Townsend Center for the Humanities, 01/2011
  • An "Izzie" Award for Outstanding Achievement in Visual Design, for Collapse (suddenly falling down), Choreography by Della Davidson, Media Design by Ellen Bromberg, San Francisco, 2009 . The Bay Area Isadora Duncan Dance Awards, 03/23/2009
  • Short listed for commissioned project by Renssalaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY. Dance MOVies Commssioning Project, 02/2008
  • Isadora Duncan Dance Award for Excellence in Visual Design for Collapse (suddenly falling down) January 2009. Bay Area Isadora Duncan Dance Awards Committee, 01/2008
  • UC Davis Department of Theater and Dance, Davis, CA . UC Davis, Granada Artist-in-Residence Fellowship, 05/2006
  • Fellowship Award. John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, 02/2006

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