What My Teacher Taught Me: Yayoi Kambara

Kambara (aloft) in Brenda Way’s Waving Not Drowning (A Guide to Elegance) Sometimes you get the confidence to pursue a new path from unexpected places. When Yayoi Kambara of San Francisco–based company ODC/Dance decided she wanted to stop performing full-time,...

What My Teacher Taught Me: Jeremy Smith

Jeremy Smith and Yayoi Kambara When Jeremy Smith, now with San Francisco’s ODC/Dance, was a student at Florida State University, modern teacher Lynda Davis put him through his paces. “Her classes were rigorous. One of her methods was to have us do the same...