Article Archive for June 2011
Though she had always been a mover, Diane Frank had taken few formal dance classes before college. In fact, she entered Ohio University’s theater department in 1966 planning to become a high school drama teacher. … Continue reading
In the summer of 2008, Patricia Dickinson fell into a backyard fire pit, leaving 60 percent of her body covered in serious burns (the severity was caused by the incinerated rayon tunic she was wearing). … Continue reading
Born in Italy but raised in a gritty outer-Boston neighborhood, Tony Williams was going nowhere fast until he discovered dance as a teenager. “I was living in the projects, one of a biracial family of … Continue reading
“Would you join us?” said Jacques d’Amboise to a fifth-grader during a rare break in the action of a recent National Dance Institute class. “Because I love your dancing very much.” Later, he singled out … Continue reading
Regional Dance America’s National Choreography Intensive partners dancemakers with strong teachers.
This year’s National Choreography Intensive (NCI), from Regional Dance America (RDA), is a chance for 15 choreographers to create work on 80 students and learn … Continue reading