Performing Arts

Jerome Robbins - Q & A with Producer/Director Judy Kinberg

Judy Kinberg, the producer/director of Jerome Robbins: Something to Dance About, answers questions about her own work with Jerome Robbins.

Jan 28th, 2009 | 5 comments

Jerome Robbins - About the Artist

Jerome Robbins began dancing in lieu of a college education and went on to become one of the most celebrated choreographers in America.

Jan 27th, 2009 | 8 comments

Jerome Robbins - Something to Dance About

He was a master of the Broadway musical and one of the greatest ballet choreographers this country has ever produced.

Aug 9th, 2008 | 16 comments

Paul Robeson - About the Actor

Paul Robeson's immense talents made him a revered man of his time, yet his radical political beliefs all but erased him from popular history.

Aug 26th, 2006 | 146 comments

Harold Lloyd - About Harold Lloyd

"The King of Daredevil Comedy," Harold Lloyd is best remembered today as the young man dangling desperately from a clock tower in the 1923 classic Safety Last.

Jan 12th, 2006 | 9 comments

Martha Graham - About the Dancer

Martha Graham's impact on dance has been compared to that of Picasso's on painting, Stravinsky's on music, and Frank Lloyd Wright's on architecture.

Sep 16th, 2005 | 135 comments

Sweet Honey in the Rock - About Sweet Honey in the Rock

Sweet Honey In The Rock is uniquely distinct from all of these groups. She is even different from Mamie Forehand, though, like Forehand and these groups, she makes melody, harmony, rhythm and message.

Jun 29th, 2005 | 3 comments

Murray Louis - About Murray Louis

The Murray Louis Dance Company and the Nikolais Dance Theater created a dialogue that pushed the boundaries of contemporary avant-garde dance.

Jun 13th, 2005 | 4 comments

Alwin Nikolais - About Alwin Nikolais

Almost sixty years, Nikolais was modern dance's pioneer of multimedia. Often presenting his dancers in constrictive spaces and costumes with complicated sound and sets.

Mar 12th, 2005 | 1 comment
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