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By PBS NewsHour
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.
By Rebecca Jacobson, Inside Energy
In a scene from Uma Nagendra’s winning “Dance Your Ph.D.” performance, dancers in brown leotards slither on the floor, reaching for trapeze artists in green leggings dangling above them. The brown dancers are dangerous soil-dwelling fungi, trying to infect the…
For 22 years, the Sarasota Ballet has sponsored an after school program designed to transform the lives of inner city school children. The students study classical ballet, but the lessons learned are much broader.
By Julia Griffin
In a ballet world filled with white swans, Misty Copeland stands out. As the first African-American female to hold the rank of Soloist at American Ballet Theater in 20 years, Copeland has had an improbable rise. In her new memoir…
By Kathleen McCleery
The National Dance Institute of New Mexico helps students make big strides in and out of the classroom. The program makes the case that exposure to dance, music and other artistic expressions can improve student achievement. Watch a performance of…
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