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Two dancers in the studio with right right arms and legs extended out to side
Like many others across the country, each morning Mary Bischoff wakes up between 6:30 and 6:45 am. Bischoff frets over what to wear to work, makes lunch, plays with her...
March 17, 2010 Oakland, CA Tomorrow Rocco wraps up the California leg of the Art Works Tour with a visit to Oakland, home to such diverse arts organizations as KITKA Women?s Vocal Ensemble, Stagebridge, and New Village Press. Also based in Oakland, Oakland's AXIS Dance Company defies easy...
Perhaps no past president has inspired artwork by so many artists as Abraham Lincoln. From poetry to drama to the visual arts to symphonic music, numerous artists have made art that celebrates, investigates, and endeavors to understand the complicated 16th president. Joining their ranks is the...
November 13, 2009 Washington, DC Adam Sitton and Zach Hoesly, cast members from Eastlight Theatre?s production of Rent , worked with a number of fellow cast and crew members, as well as other artistic citizens, to create a video that highlights some of the ways that art works in Peoria, Illinois. [...
Jason Samuels Smith on stage trying out a step while Pandit Chitresh Das look on approvingly
As choreographers/dancers in the traditional arts, Pandit Chitresh Das and Sophiline Cheam Shapiro have feet in the past as well as the future. Both lead dance companies in their respective...
Four dancers, one in wheechair with back to the audience, arms outstretched to the left, one kneeling leaning back, two others in standing movements
Since its founding 22 years ago in Oakland, California, AXIS Dance Company has been committed to creating work that features both disabled and able-bodied dancers. When company member Judith Smith...
Portrait of Andrea Snyder
Founded in 1982, Dance/USA helps the nation's dance artists, administrators, and audiences thrive through ongoing leadership projects in a host of arenas, including advocacy, research, and professional development. Here's an...
Woman dancer in denim jacket mid-movement, one arm stretched upwards, the other downward.
For nearly ten years, New Art New Mexico (NANM) -- in partnership with VSA arts of New Mexico -- has been bringing international dance companies to Albuquerque as part of...
Six women, two seated, four behind, in dramatic pose
The NEA has a long history of supporting work by choreographer Bebe Miller; during the 1980s, she received four NEA Choreographers Fellowships. Over the years, the Bebe Miller Company has...
 A group of seven young women in various energetic arms-extended poses
"Ballet East shatters the myth that one has to live west of Interstate 35 to be a highly trained dancer," said dance critic Sondra Lomax. This is a testament to...

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