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What My Teacher Taught Me: Donna McKechnie on Pamela Dunworth and Rose Marie Floyd

Every success I’ve had in my dance life can be traced back to two teachers: Pamela Dunworth and Rose Marie Floyd. Though many have influenced my training and professional life, those two set my foundation. I started dancing with Pamela when I was 8 years old in Dearborn, Michigan. It was my first introduction to […]

Get to Know the Man Who Changed Broadway

Michael Bennett is best known for the Pulitzer Prize–winning A Chorus Line (1975), now considered the quintessential concept musical, in which the choreography, dialogue, music and staging support a central theme. The musical’s intimate subject matter—the personal lives of chorus dancers auditioning for a show—was revolutionary for its time. Bennett also introduced the concept of […]