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In Memoriam: Irine Fokine

March 1, 2011 by

Irine Fokine (1922–2010)
For 60 years, Irine Fokine, niece of Ballets Russes choreographer Michel Fokine, taught challenging, no-nonsense classes at her studio in Ridgewood, NJ. Her students went on to dance in top ballet companies, on … Continue reading

News: Linda Tarnay Leaves NYU

September 1, 2010 by

During a poignant brunch reception in May, master teacher Linda Tarnay retired from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts after 35 years of teaching, which included four years as chair of the dance department. About … Continue reading