Earlier this year, dancemaker Liz Lerman surprised modern dance watchers with her decision to step down from the Takoma Park-based company she founded more than 30 years ago, the Liz Lerman Dance Exchange. Now 63, Lerman is one of the big names in American modern dance, best known for her assertion that dance is for [...]
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There’s something incredibly personal about a dance solo performed on an empty stage.
I was reminded of that once again last night, as I watched "Five First Ladies of Dance" at the Kennedy Center. The show features five long-running and much esteemed female dancers: Bebe Miller, Germain Acogny, Dianne McIntyre, Jawole Willa Jo Zollar, and Carmen [...]