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Dance Teacher Award Honoree Alice Teirstein Makes Dance More Accessible to New York City’s Teenagers

Alice Teirstein has built an entire career “passing on to others what I had received from dance,” she says. She founded the dance program at the Ethical Culture Fieldston School in the 1970s, and in 1996, the Young Dancemakers Company, bringing creative dance education to public school students.