Tag: dance teacher awards

You’re Invited! 2024 Dance Teacher Live Workshops & Awards

The 2024 Dance Teacher Awards are back—and this time with even more inspiration to advance your teaching practice through insightful, expert-led workshops, panel discussions, a networking luncheon with leading dance educators in the field, and more. Plus, you’ll also get the chance to be a part of the much-loved Dance Teacher Awards ceremony honoring:  Awardees […]

A Recap of the 2023 Dance Teacher Awards: An Enlightening Evening

Enlightened. That’s just one way to describe what it felt like to be among some of the best and brightest in the dance education community at the 2023 Dance Teacher Awards. On Thursday, August 10, at The Sheen Center for Thought & Culture in New York City, five extraordinary dance educators—Ana Marie Forsythe (Awardee of […]

2023 Dance Teacher Award Honoree Caridad Martinez Works From the Heart, and So Do Her Students

The 2023 Dance Teacher Awards will take place on Thursday, August 10 at the Sheen Center for Thought & Culture in New York City, and you’re invited! Click here to buy tickets. Caridad Martinez is in high demand.  Currently, the Cuban ballet legend holds faculty positions at the American Ballet Theatre Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis School and The […]

2023 Dance Teacher Award Honoree Irene Dowd Has Transformed How Dancers Learn Anatomy

Irene Dowd brings the teaching of anatomy to dancers into motion. As a teacher of functional and kinesthetic anatomy and neuromuscular reeducation, perhaps most notably as a member of The Juilliard School’s dance faculty for 28 years, and the author of the seminal Taking Root to Fly: Articles on Functional Anatomy, she has influenced generations of dance professionals.

2023 Dance Teacher Award Honoree Hilary Cartwright Brings Ballet and Bodywork Into Perfect Alignment

The 2023 Dance Teacher Awards will take place on Thursday, August 10 at the Sheen Center for Thought & Culture in New York City, and you’re invited! Click here to buy tickets. When she was young, Hilary Cartwright never envisioned becoming an educator. “I was one of the most impatient dancers,” she recalls. “I always wanted things […]

2023 Dance Teacher Award Honoree Sheila Barker Continues the Legacy of Her Mentors Through Jazz

The 2023 Dance Teacher Awards will take place on Thursday, August 10 at the Sheen Center for Thought & Culture in New York City, and you’re invited! Click here to buy tickets. Sheila Barker is vivacious, filled with a magnetic energy and infectious laughter. It’s no wonder that the popular jazz teacher at Broadway Dance Center and […]

Ana Marie Forsythe, Dance Teacher’s 2023 Awardee of Distinction, on Why Lester Horton’s Technique Continues to Inspire

The 2023 Dance Teacher Awards will take place on Thursday, August 10 at the Sheen Center for Thought & Culture in New York City, and you’re invited! Click here to buy tickets. It’s not an exaggeration to say that Ana Marie Forsythe has been teaching for most of her life. Now 79, she first taught dance […]

Announcing the Winners of the 2023 Dance Teacher Awards!

The Dance Teacher Awards provide an integral opportunity to recognize dance educators making a mark in their communities. Over the past 20 years, the long list of awardees has grown to include luminaries ranging from Judith Jamison to Stephanie and Bo Spassoff to Earl Mosley to Katherine Dunham. This year, we’re excited to add five […]