Katherine Mary Dunham, dancer, choreographer, author, educator, & social activist, aka "Matriarch & Queen Mother of Black dance" & "dancer Katherine the Great". She had one of the most successful dance careers in American & European theater of the 20th century, and directed her own dance company (the only self-supported American Black dance troupe at that time). She was an innovator in African-American modern dance, as well as a leader in the field of ethnochoreology (dance anthropology)…

Katherine Mary Dunham, dancer, choreographer, author, educator, & social activist, aka "Matriarch & Queen Mother of Black dance" & "dancer Katherine the Great". She had one of the most successful dance careers in American & European theater of the 20th century, and directed her own dance company (the only self-supported American Black dance troupe at that time). She was an innovator in African-American modern dance, as well as a leader in the field of ethnochoreology (dance anthropology)…

An accidental dancing career cut short - Kevin R Breen - http://LIFEWAYSVILLAGE.COM/career-planning/an-accidental-dancing-career-cut-short-kevin-r-breen/

An accidental dancing career cut short - Kevin R Breen - http://LIFEWAYSVILLAGE.COM/career-planning/an-accidental-dancing-career-cut-short-kevin-r-breen/

FOR CHOREOGRAPHERS - HOW TO NOTE DANCE CHOREOGRAPHY / MUST READ ARTICLE if you are a dance choreographer! <3

FOR CHOREOGRAPHERS - HOW TO NOTE DANCE CHOREOGRAPHY

FOR CHOREOGRAPHERS - HOW TO NOTE DANCE CHOREOGRAPHY / MUST READ ARTICLE if you are a dance choreographer! <3

Katherine Mary Dunham was an American dancer, choreographer, author, educator, and social activist. Dunham, who directed her own dance company, had one of the most successful dance careers in American and European theater of the 20th century. Dunham had a very stern and religious upbringing. Born in...Katherine Mary Dunham was an American dancer, choreographer, author, educator, and social activist. Dunham, who directed her own dance company, had one of the most successful dance careers in…

Katherine Mary Dunham was an American dancer, choreographer, author, educator, and social activist. Dunham, who directed her own dance company, had one of the most successful dance careers in American and European theater of the 20th century. Dunham had a very stern and religious upbringing. Born in...Katherine Mary Dunham was an American dancer, choreographer, author, educator, and social activist. Dunham, who directed her own dance company, had one of the most successful dance careers in…

Katherine Mary Dunham was an American dancer, choreographer, author, educator, and social activist. Dunham, who directed her own dance company, had one of the most successful dance careers in American and European theater of the 20th century. Dunham had a very stern and religious upbringing. Born in...Katherine Mary Dunham was an American dancer, choreographer, author, educator, and social activist. Dunham, who directed her own dance company, had one of the most successful dance careers in…

Katherine Mary Dunham was an American dancer, choreographer, author, educator, and social activist. Dunham, who directed her own dance company, had one of the most successful dance careers in American and European theater of the 20th century. Dunham had a very stern and religious upbringing. Born in...Katherine Mary Dunham was an American dancer, choreographer, author, educator, and social activist. Dunham, who directed her own dance company, had one of the most successful dance careers in…

Lisa Bufano -  is a disabled American interdisciplinary performance artist whose work incorporates elements of doll-making, animation, and dance. After losing her fingers, thumbs and lower legs, Bufano began her performance and dancing career when a professor at the University of Linz doing research on the lives of amputees...

Lisa Bufano - is a disabled American interdisciplinary performance artist whose work incorporates elements of doll-making, animation, and dance. After losing her fingers, thumbs and lower legs, Bufano began her performance and dancing career when a professor at the University of Linz doing research on the lives of amputees...

#PUSHGIRLS: #Auti Angel. Shortly after launching her professional dance career at 18, working with the likes of LL Cool J and *N.W.A*, a life-threatening auto accident left Auti paralyzed. But nothing could keep her off the dance floor; the fiery Auti formed a hip-hop wheelchair dance group. PUSH GIRLS | Mondays at 10P on Sundance Channel

#PUSHGIRLS: #Auti Angel. Shortly after launching her professional dance career at 18, working with the likes of LL Cool J and *N.W.A*, a life-threatening auto accident left Auti paralyzed. But nothing could keep her off the dance floor; the fiery Auti formed a hip-hop wheelchair dance group. PUSH GIRLS | Mondays at 10P on Sundance Channel

Is there a safe way to get the extreme flexibility needed for a professional dance career?  Photo by Nathan Sayers Working on your flexibility can be frustrating. The popular rhetoric about gentle, gradual stretching doesn’t seem to match what’s required to make it in this career. Being overly cauti...

Is there a safe way to get the extreme flexibility needed for a professional dance career? Photo by Nathan Sayers Working on your flexibility can be frustrating. The popular rhetoric about gentle, gradual stretching doesn’t seem to match what’s required to make it in this career. Being overly cauti...

Her dancing career may have worn out two kneecaps, but Mercedes Ellington is not ready to leave the stage just yet.

Mercedes Ellington, granddaughter of Duke, keeps in step at 70

Her dancing career may have worn out two kneecaps, but Mercedes Ellington is not ready to leave the stage just yet.

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