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Women in Dance
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A practitioner of what she calls "radical Flamenco," Myriam Allard is the co-artistic director and choreographer of La Otra Orilla, along with singer Hedi Graja.
A rare dancer who moves across national and stylistic boundaries, Ananiashvili inhabits characters created by Bournonville and Balanchine with equal aplomb.
Monica Bill Barnes
Monica Bill Barnes leads a New York-based company whose mission is to celebrate individuality, humor, and the innate theatricality of daily life.
Camille A. Brown
A powerhouse dancer with expansive reach and bravura, Brown creates work that combines modern and postmodern dance, West African forms, and vernacular dances.
One of America's great dancers, Carolyn Brown studied Denishawn technique as a child and later achieved dance immortality as the longtime partner of Merce Cunningham.
Regarded as a dance maverick since the early 1960s, Trisha Brown forged an especially close relationship with Jacob’s Pillow starting in 1980.
Defying categorization, Ann Carlson has created works that invite her audiences to look at life with a new perspective.
There is no limit to the physical vocabularies Jane Comfort explores, as she cultivates a personal and idiosyncratic movement style derived from a wide scope of physical activities.