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Meet The Artists

Artists from United States & Cuba

Ailey, Alvin
choreography / Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater / Revelations
Alonso, Alicia
Ballet Nacional de Cuba / Giselle / career longevity
Balanchine, George
choreography / neoclassicism / New York City Ballet
Baryshnikov, Mikhail Nikolaevitch
American Ballet Theatre / White Oak Dance Project/ Baryshnikov Arts Center
Brown, Trisha
Judson Dance Theater / Grand Union / Trisha Brown Company
Cunningham, Merce
chance / Merce Cunningham Dance Company / DanceForms computer technology
de Mille, Agnes
Broadway musicals / American Ballet Theatre / dance writing
Duncan, Isadora
emotion / spirituality / “The Dancer of the Future”
Dunham, Katherine
anthropology / dance writing / interracial dance
Fuller, Loie
special effects / dance copyright
Gibson, Leonard
Negro Workshop Dance Group / Bamboula / Len Gibson Dance Ensemble
Glover, Savion
tap virtuoso / African-American history
Graham, Martha
choreography / contraction and release / creative longevity
Harris, Rennie
hip hop / Rennie Harris Pure Movement / Rome and Jewels
Holm, Hanya
choreography / pedagogy / Broadway musicals / dance copyright
Horton, Lester
choreography / Los Angeles / interracial dance
Humphrey, Doris
Humphrey-Weidman company / “fall and recovery” / dance writing
Jones, Bill T.
Bill T. Jones / Arnie Zane Dance Company / socially conscious dance
Limón, José
choreography / The José Limón Dance Foundation / The Moor’s Pavane
Lubovitch, Lar
Lar Lubovitch Dance Company / ballet choreogrpaher / contemporary dance / ice-dancing / musical theater
Markova, Alicia
Giselle / career longevity / English National Ballet
Monk, Meredith
interdisciplinary work / The House / Meredith Monk Vocal Ensemble
Morris, Mark
choreography / Mark Morris Dance Group / White Oak Dance Project / dance and music
Naharin, Ohad
choreography / Ohad Naharin Dance Company / Batsheva Dance Company
Nault, Fernand
American Ballet Theatre / Les Grands Ballets Canadiens
Neumeier, John
choreography / Hamburg Ballet
Nikolais, Alwin
Nikolais Dance Theater / Nikolais-Louis Foundation for Dance
Parsons, David
The Parsons Dance Company / performer, choreographer, teacher, director and producer of dance
Paxton, Steve
contact improvisation / Judson Dance Theater / Grand Union
Primus, Pearl
anthropology / Pearl Primus School of Primal Dance / Pearl Primus Dance Language Institute
Rainer, Yvonne
Judson Dance Theater / Grand Union / dance writing
Randazzo, Peter
Toronto Dance Theatre
Robbins, Jerome
choreography / Broadway musicals / New York City Ballet
Shawn, Ted
Denishawn / Ted Shawn and his Men Dancers / dance writing
St. Denis, Ruth
vaudeville / Denishawn / music visualizations
Stuart, Meg
choreography / Damaged Goods
Taylor, Paul
Paul Taylor Dance Company / Aureole / Repertory Preservation Project
Tharp, Twyla
Twyla Tharp Dance / American Ballet Theatre / Broadway / films
Tudor, Antony
choreography / psychological ballets / American Ballet Theatre
Weidman, Charles
choreography / Humphrey-Weidman / kinetic pantomime