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Office Hours with Martha Graham School’s Ashley Brown

When Ashley Brown was a sophomore at Spelman College, she was asked to substitute-teach a ballet class for children. The rest, as they say, is history. Brown ended up taking over the ballet class long-term, as well as teaching jazz and creative movement. She also became assistant director of the school’s Children’s Drama and Dance Performance Theater. “I really fell in […]

It's Good Dance, It's Free, It's Got the World's Best Backdrop: Next Week's Battery Dance Festival

Summertime in New York City is premium outdoor time—which can make attending indoor events a bit of a drag. That’s why the Battery Dance Festival is such a treat: Nearly all of its performances—over a full week—take place outside, with a choreographer’s dream backdrop, the Hudson River (see if you can spot the Statue of […]