As a child, Sean Curran started out learning Irish Step dancing in Boston, MA. He went on to perform with the Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company, receiving a Bessie Award for his performance in Secret Pastures. Curran has also performed in the off-broadway show Stomp, and his choreography has b
As a dancer, teacher, and choreographer of almost mythic stature, Martha Graham loomed over American dance. She created a technique that married energetic force to form; an entire new dance vocabulary resulted from her study of the dynamics of breath. Calling her dance creations "a graph of the heart
Sylvie Guillem entered the Paris Opera Ballet School in 1976 and by the age of 19 was named "Etoile" by Rudolph Nureyev. She has also danced with the Royal Ballet of London and the American Ballet Theater.
Sylvie is not just a ballet dancer, she has entered the modern dance scene in
"It is very undemocratic to be prescribed your areas of concern, the issues you want to deal with as an artist." The fact that Shobana Jeyasingh was born in India is a complex fact that audiences, funders, and critics might wish she'd address in simpler, more dogmatic terms. The English immigrant ref