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Rima Faber on Pola Nirenska

Rima Faber writes about Pola Nirenska, one of the founders of the dance community in Washington, D.C.

Ed Lazere: Why Should Government Support the Arts?

"Public support for the arts is important because governments should engage in activities that improve the quality of life in their communities, particularly by supporting things that the private market might not otherwise provide."

Jane Jerardi: What is Dance?

Dance is in large part a celebration of being human; perhaps a method for becoming more human. Dance is ordinary, sensuous, and shows us in all our...

Dance, Awareness, and The Feldenkrais Method® by Daniel Burkholder

The Feldenkrais Method offers dancers the opportunity to fine-tune their bodies, heighten consciousness and awareness by eliminating unnecessary habitual patterns before they become major problems.

What is Dance? by Lou Antonini

Dance is exploring where you go, how you go, and what when you're not. Lou Antonini, choreographer and founder of Dance Antonini, has been involved in the...