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Dance Teacher Award Honoree Deborah Damast Is Shaping the Next Generation of Dance Educators

Missed the 2020 Dance Teacher Awards? Watch them on-demand here. As director of the dance education master’s degree program at New York University’s Steinhardt School of Culture, Education and Human Development, Deborah Damast is responsible for shaping the next generation of dance teachers. To do that to the best of her ability, she stays curious—and […]

Barbara Bashaw’s Vision for Bringing Dance Into the National Education Policy Conversation

Barbara Bashaw has always been a pioneer. Since kicking off her career in education by building a dance program from the ground up at an elementary school in Brooklyn, she’s gone on to become an inspiring force in teacher training. Now, as director of the new doctoral program in dance education at Columbia University’s renowned […]