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.