Teaching

Anna Sokolow

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1910–2000
Choreographer for social justice

Anna Sokolow was a prolific choreographer fiercely committed to social justice and unafraid to deal with difficult subjects in her work—like war, poverty, isolation and strife.
Born in Connecticut to Russian-Jewish immigrant … Continue reading

Dancing to China and Back

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In Washington, DC, a dance teacher collaborates with a language teacher to create a cultural exchange program of a lifetime.
In the Beijing High School No. 9 dance studio, students from the National Cathedral School in … Continue reading

Teaching Artist in Training

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What one teacher learned after five years in public schools
Kat Richter is founder and artistic director of The Lady Hoofers Tap Ensemble, an all-female rhythm tap company based in Philadelphia. As an experienced teaching artist, … Continue reading

Final Pose

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Antony Tudor 1908–1987

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Master of the psychological ballet

Antony Tudor was a British ballet choreographer who introduced the psychological ballet, exploring character development, emotion and subtext. Though Tudor wasn’t a prolific choreographer, his works brought legitimacy and public acclaim … Continue reading

21 Questions, College Edition

July 1, 2015 by

What to ask to find the right college and dance program
 
Moe Renteria knew she wanted to study modern dance in college. What she didn’t know was that “modern” can be very different from program … Continue reading