Tag: Office Hours

Office Hours With Nile H. Russell, American Dance Festival Director of Education

American Dance Festival, the Durham, North Carolina–based modern dance hub, celebrates its 90th season this year. Last October, Nile H. Russell became ADF’s first on-site, full-time director of education. Dance Teacher caught up with Russell in May via Zoom. It was apparent just how many balls he was juggling: Russell was fresh off the heels […]

Office Hours With Davit Karapetyan

As a principal dancer with San Francisco Ballet, Davit Karapetyan was known as “the ultimate classicist”: an artist who brought buoyant jumps, clarity of line and thoughtful commitment to every role. Director of the School of Philadelphia Ballet since August 2022, Karapetyan hopes to draw out those same qualities (and more) in his young charges—and […]