Ronald K. Brown is the founder and artistic director of the New York-based contemporary dance ensemble, Evidence, A Dance Company, (founded in 1985). Besides choreographing for Evidence, he has also created work for the African American Dance Ensemble, Philadanco, Cleo Parker Robinson Dance
José Limón was a very important figure in the development in modern dance. In 1928 he moved to NYC after studying as an art major for a year at UCLA. New York was where he saw his first dance performance which "simply and irrevocably changed my life."
Yvonne Rainer is a dancer, choreographer and filmmaker. She helped start the Judson Dance Theater, and was at the forefront of the postmodern dance movement in the 1960's. She is known for stripping dance of frill and narrative. The emphasis being on everyday, or pedestrian movement, i
Gideon Obarzanek is a choreographer and the Artistic Director of Chunky Move, which he founded in 1995. He danced with the Queensland Ballet and the Sydney Dance Company before working as an independent performer and choreographer with various dance companies and independent projects within Austra