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May 31: Today in Dance

Born Today: Hans Beck

Interestingly, ballet dancer Hans Beck (1861–1952) did not study with the legendary teacher and choreographer August Bournonville (1805–1879) directly, as Bournonville retired before Beck could take class with him at the Royal Danish Ballet School. However, Beck spent his time as ballet master and director of the Danish Ballet (1894–1915) helping to preserve the teachings and works of Bournonville…

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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.