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2024 Dance Teacher Award Honoree Dr. Diane Duggan Teaches From the Heart

Dr. Diane Duggan teaches dance, but dance isn’t really what she teaches. “You have a 12-page lesson plan, but the lesson plan is not the point,” she says. “You have to observe what the students are actually doing with the material. Then it has to come from love.”  Over her five-decade career teaching in New […]

Three University Dance Department Heads Consider How They’ll Return to Classes This Fall

Since March, hundreds of dance majors have been using platforms like Zoom to continue their educations, dancing from the safety of their homes as coronavirus has swept the nation. What many educators initially hoped would be a temporary setback—a few weeks of online learning before a triumphant return to in-person classes—has turned out to be […]

Sascha Radetsky's Next Move

Radetsky in Dutch National Ballet’s production of George Balanchine’s Prodigal Son. Former American Ballet Theatre soloist Sascha Radetsky is one of eight artists named by the Center for Ballet and the Arts at NYU as 2015 Fall Fellows. The artists—each of varying disciplines—will pursue projects related to the creation and study of ballet. Radetsky plans […]