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January 13: Today in Dance

Born Today: Gwen Verdon

You may know Gwen Verdon (1925–2000) from the excellent TV series Fosse/Verdon, but you may not know that when she met Bob Fosse (1927–1987), the choreographer who would go on to make her most memorable dance roles, Verdon was already a rising star on Broadway, having wowed the audience in Michael Kidd’s Can-Can (1953). For the show Damn Yankees (1955 Broadway) Fosse created a playful…

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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.