VAN ZILE Judy

Position: Fellow

Judy Van Zile is Professor Emerita of Dance at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa. She holds advanced and teacher certification in Labanotation, and is a Fellow of ICKL. Her research, which often includes Labanotation scores, focuses on dance in Asia (particularly Korea), movement analysis, and issues of identity. She has presented at national and international conferences, and has published widely in books and journals. Her volume Perspectives on Korean Dance (2001) was recognized with a 2003 Outstanding Publication Award from the Congress on Research in Dance, and in 2017 she received a special award from the Korean Dance Critics Society for research on Korean dance and for work to disseminate information about Korean dance outside of Korea.