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What My Teacher Taught Me: Janaki Patrik

In the 1970s, Janaki Patrik, artistic director of The Kathak Ensemble & Friends, studied with Merce Cunningham in New York City. She remembers the subtle way he would give a correction. “I loved the technique. It was pure and spare, but when he taught the class, it was electric. To make a correction, he might […]