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Rachel Straus

Dance faculty member Rachel Straus teaches dance history, writes for Musical America, and is completing a Ph.D. focusing on Nietzsche and dance.

Articles by Rachel Straus

Beyond the Machine’s multimedia performance of Terry Riley’s In C marks the groundbreaking work’s 50th anniversary.
Juilliard alum Takehiro Take Ueyama switched from baseball dreams to a successful dance career before becoming a choreographer.
Merce Cunningham believed dance should develop without the influence of music, yet he called John Cage his greatest influence.
Dubbed "Black Magic" by George Balanchine, Maggie Black taught at Juilliard from 1960 to 1965.

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Current Issue: October 2016

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