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Sesame Street Exposed Me to Glass

The music of American composer Philip Glass, who is known for “music with repetitive structures”, is frequently used for dance.  In fact, some of my favorite works include a Glass score, such as Jerome Robbins’ Glass Pieces and Twyla Tharp’s … Continue reading

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The College Dance Department’s Dilemma

This past weekend, Dance Theater Workshop presented The Barnard Project, a partnership between guest choreographers and students of Barnard College (my alma mater). Although I was unable to attend any of the performances, a friend of mine sent me this … Continue reading

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Ballet and Bachelor’s Degrees!

When this blog started just a few weeks ago, I jotted down ideas for a posting about the growing number of higher education opportunities for professional dancers. Then this NY Times article by Gia Kourlas came along and stole my … Continue reading

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