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January 27: Today in Dance

Born Today: Mikhail Baryshnikov

Perhaps the most famous dancer of the 20th century, Mikhail Baryshnikov (1948-) trained at the Vaganova School and danced with the Kirov Ballet before defecting to Canada in 1974, causing a sensation when he began dancing with the New York City Ballet and American Ballet Theatre in the 1970s and his charismatic performances in film and on TV contributed to the ‘ballet boom’ that lasted…

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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.