Tag: alice teirstein

Will We See You at the 2021 Dance Teacher Awards This Week?

Like you, there are so many passionate and inspiring dance teachers out there who pour their heart and soul into their vocation. And in just two days, you’ll have the opportunity to celebrate seven of these extraordinary educators with our much-loved 2021 virtual Dance Teacher Awards. After reviewing thousands of nominations, we’re honoring the largest […]

The 2021 Dance Teacher Awards United Us With Passion and Purpose

If you missed the 2021 Dance Teacher Awards, or want to relive your favorite moments, tune in now to watch on demand here. Last night, the 2021 Dance Teacher Awards made history—twice! First, for celebrating seven remarkable artists, the largest group ever to be honored. And second, for being the most inspiring virtual room I’ve ever been […]

Dance Teacher Award Honoree Alice Teirstein Makes Dance More Accessible to New York City’s Teenagers

Alice Teirstein has built an entire career “passing on to others what I had received from dance,” she says. She founded the dance program at the Ethical Culture Fieldston School in the 1970s, and in 1996, the Young Dancemakers Company, bringing creative dance education to public school students.