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Office Hours With Catherine Gallant

It’s no exaggeration to say that dance literally gave Catherine Gallant her voice. “We didn’t have this term at the time, but as a child I was selectively mute,” she says. “I didn’t speak outside of my home until I was 12 years old”—which, not coincidentally, is around the time when young Gallant began taking […]

Michael Kerr Inspires a Love of Dance in Brooklyn Middle-schoolers

“You know when people ask, ‘Why does dance belong in K–12?’” asks middle-school dance teacher Michael Kerr. His response: “Well, why not? Not everyone who takes dance classes has the ambition of becoming a dancer, just like not everyone who studies science wants to become a scientist. That’s a big revelation for my students. It […]