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Why Twyla Tharp wants us to 'shut up' and do what we love

Clip: 10/29/2019 | 6m 46s Video has closed captioning.

Twyla Tharp is the greatest choreographer of our era. Her groundbreaking career in dance blended classical ballet with contemporary culture. Now, at age 78, Tharp is sharing her innovative approach to health and aging in a new book. Jeffrey Brown visited the American Ballet Theater recently to ask Tharp what she looks for in fellow dancers and why she is urging us all to “Keep It Moving.”

Aired: 10/29/19

Rating: NR

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