1st Student's Major

Theatre and Dance

1st Student's College

Arts and Humanities

Students' Professional Biography

Kari Appel is a fourth year Dance Education major from Watertown, SD. She will begin her student teaching next year. She had been a member of the U-Rep Dance Company since the fall of 2003 and has been dancing for 18 years at various venues. Her previous training is based on Cecchetti, which she studied at the Johnny Cavelle Dance Studio.

Mentor's Name

Julie Kerr-Berry

Mentor's Email Address


Mentor's Department

Theatre and Dance

Mentor's College

Arts and Humanities


This research covered the basic outline of the Works Progress Administration (WPA), as well as its origin and development. Specifically, the many areas of art were examined in greater detail. Major points discussed were architecture, visual art, writing, music, theatre productions, and a larger portion on dance. With these points, other aspects such as particular influences on these Arts areas were also described. Finally, the importance of the Works Progress Administration (WPA) on furthering the Arts was addressed.

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