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February 24: Today in Dance

Born Today: Irmgard Bartenieff

Irmgard Bartenieff (1900–1981) developed fundamental movement principles, based on the work of Rudolf Laban (1879–1958) and her work as a dance therapist. She is credited with helping polio patients and young children cope with unruly bodies. Her work is fundamental to our current understanding of imagery and movement in relation to the surrounding space, and although she is barely…

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Dawn Davis Loring

Dawn Davis Loring

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Dance writer and historian, teacher, and advocate. Book Dance Appreciation, published by Human Kinetics. Apple podcast - Today in Dance.