Dance History Preserved Online
December 13, 2012

The Dance Heritage Coalition, an organization dedicated to documenting and preserving dance history, has added 12 names to its list of America’s 100 Irreplaceable Dance Treasures (compiled in 1999), many of whom have graced the pages of Dance Teacher and its sister publications:


Jacques d’Amboise

Jane Dudley

Garth Fagan

Frederic Franklin

Loïe Fuller

Carmen deLavallade

Michael Jackson

John Martin

Sophie Maslow

Daniel Nagrin

The Rockettes

Maria Tallchief



A valuable resource for dance history students, the complete list of Dance Treasures, along with links to their bios, commemorative materials, essays and resource lists is displayed on the DHC’s web site. This new online archive replaces the DHC’s traveling exhibition, making the materials available to anyone with internet access:

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