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June 22: Today in Dance

Born Today: Katherine Dunham

The incomparable Katherine Dunham (1909–2006) was a dancer, choreographer, social activist, and dance anthropologist — a formidable presence in the dance community. Her company performed outside of the USA between 1948 and 1968, making them the “unofficial” but extremely influential cultural representatives for the United States and the West Indies, introducing the world to the dances of the…

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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.