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Caterina Rago Brings American Modern Dance to Italy

Italian choreographer Caterina Rago has created an initiative to bring American modern dance teachers to Italy. Each month, three teachers will travel to the Istituto Pio IX in Rome, where they will introduce Italian students to Graham, Lim√≥n and Horton techniques through weekend intensives. The faculty will rotate over the course of the one-year program. […]

What My Teacher Taught Me: Caterina Rago

For 12 years, Italian choreographer Caterina Rago studied Graham technique with Elsa Piperno at the Accademia Nazionale di Danza in Rome. Piperno¬†taught her to be comfortable taking risks. “She encouraged us to push beyond our limits to understand what our limits were. I remember her saying, ‘Even if you fall on the floor, you know […]