Tag: limon dance company

Risa Steinberg, Dance Teacher’s 2022 Awardee of Distinction, Keeps Raising the Bar

Risa Steinberg has been teaching for many decades. But she still finds it terrifying: “It’s an enormous responsibility, and I take it really seriously,” she says. “I don’t mind being terrified.” To say that Steinberg takes teaching seriously almost feels like an understatement. For instance, prior to a recent class for the Limón Company, where […]

Big Changes at the José Limón Dance Foundation

In July, the José Limón Dance Foundation changes leadership as Carla Maxwell, artistic director of 38 years, transitions into her new role as Limón’s legacy director. Choreographer and California Institute of the Arts professor Colin Connor takes over as artistic director. Connor performed with the Limón Dance Company for eight years. He later served on […]

What My Teacher Taught Me: Logan Kruger

Kruger in Rodrigo Pederneiras’ Come With Me Limón Dance Company member Logan Kruger grew up studying dance with Annette Lewis in a nontraditional studio setting—which informs Kruger’s approach to movement investigation. “We danced in the basement of a church, using metal folding chairs as our barre. Because we were dancing without mirrors, Annette put a […]