Articles by Margaret Fuhrer
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
On a bright morning early this past March, the atmosphere in American Ballet Theatre’s Studio 4 was palpably tense. It was the first day of the 2011 exchange between ABT II and London’s Royal Ballet … Continue reading
Lupe Serrano’s secret to longevity
Who would ever guess that the impossibly agile and limber Lupe Serrano turned 80 in December? During her classes—she teaches advanced students of the Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis School at American Ballet … Continue reading
The job of dance teacher is as varied as where it is practiced.
Ever wondered what it would be like to walk in a colleague’s shoes? There might be few professions where the basic job description … Continue reading
A little more than 30 years ago, George Balanchine shared a secret with Peter Martins, then a principal with New York City Ballet, as the two rode an elevator at Lincoln Center. “I have a … Continue reading