March 9, 2017 by admin

As a new administration enters our nation’s White House, it is timely to reflect on the way that private philanthropy and public foundations joined forces to step into the gap when federal funding for the arts was dramatically reduced in the early 1990s.

October 13, 2015 by admin

September 2015, 58 pages. DeVos Institute of Arts Management, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Suite 410, Washington, D.C. 20004. (301) 314-0963.


July 9, 2015 by admin

Despite New York City’s status as the dance capital of the United States, rising real estate prices are challenging the city’s ability to serve as a creative incubator, with space — an essential resource for making dance — in waning supply. Choreographers and dancers need to work in a large open area with a sprung floor, but as real estate values climb, long-standing dance studios are being bought by developers and converted into residential or commercial spaces.

June 30, 2014 by admin
In other cultures Meredith Monk would be called shaman, seer, healer; here we struggle to define her interdisciplinary prowess. Singer/composer, dancer/choreographer, actor/performer, director/playwright, visual artist/filmmaker — even together, these categories cannot capture her resplendent achievements.
February 5, 2013 by admin
“As this has never been done before, we have no idea what we’re doing today,” Joanna Haigood half-joked at the launch of Paseo, less a walking tour than a movable, danceable feast, a peripatetic block party that, for one delightful hour, would twist through the South Bronx neighborhoods of Hunts Point and Longwood.
August 9, 2011 by admin

2011, 332 pages, Wesleyan University Press, Middletown, CT

Liz Lerman's body of work has come to symbolize the participatory community arts movement, and this collection of essays delightfully chronicles both her artistic growth as a choreographer and the intellectual process that led her to this path that revolutionized the ways in which dance is developed, performed, and experienced.

August 8, 2011 by admin

“Small Righteous Angers” is an excerpt from Hiking the Horizontal: Field Notes from a Choreographer, copyright 2011 by Liz Lerman and reprinted by permission of Wesleyan University Press. All rights reserved.

May 12, 2011 by admin

32 pages, Alliance of Artists Communities, 255 S Main Street, Providence, Rhode Island, 02903-2910, (401) 351-4320,

November 9, 2010 by admin

2010, 202 pages, The Feminist Press at the City University of New York

Mix two parts choreographer with two parts daredevil, then season well with science and philosophy, and you’ll have the recipe for Elizabeth Streb’s new book, How to Become an Extreme Action Hero.