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January 29: Today in Dance

Born Today: Josefina Lavalle

Josefina Lavalle (1924–2009) studied ballet with Nellie and Gloria Campobello in Mexico City and Lavalle co-founded the Mexican National Ballet with Guillermina Bravo (1920–2013). Lavalle danced with the Ballet of Fine Arts, helmed by Waldeen Falkenstein (1913–1993), and became interested in contemporary dance when introduced to the work of José Limón (1908–1972), later winning the arts…

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Dawn Davis Loring

Dawn Davis Loring

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