The National Dance Institute has been sending dance instructors into New York City schools for nearly 40 years, teaching kids who would otherwise have little access to arts education. Jeffrey Brown reports on how founder Jacques d’Amboise grew the institute…
Back in the 1970s, the National Dance Institute was Jacques d'Amboise's fledgling project. Today, it educates thousands of students each week. See snapshots from its early days.
By Colleen Shalby
I went to a dance party at 7 a.m. Why go to a dance party at 7 a.m.? Because it's fun and energizing and you don't feel hungover at work.
By PBS NewsHour
In Minneapolis, the Walker Art Center is offering art lovers a new thing to collect: intangible experience, direct from artist to consumer. Jeffrey Brown reports on how customers can purchase personal dances, ringtones, even the chance to stage their own…
By Colleen Shalby
Scenes from the Arab Spring flash across the screen at the start of the new documentary “Shake the Dust.” But this film isn’t about politics or a revolution.
By Cynthia Stone, KQED
Charya Burt trained as a classical Cambodian dancer, Now, she's passing on her art and drawing on a painful family history under the Khmer Rouge to push her dance in new directions.
Thirty-five years after starting his dance company, Mark Morris is making the leap to television with a production of "L'Allegro" on PBS’ Great Performances. Jeffrey Brown talks to the famed choreographer.
By Joel Wanek, KQED
Lenora Lee, the artistic director of her dance company Lenora Lee Dance, creates large-scale interdisciplinary choreography that combine video projection, martial arts, music and text to talk about culture, history and human rights issues.
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