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Spirit of 92nd Street Y: The Harkness Dance Center at 75

0 Spirit of 92nd Street Y: The Harkness Dance Center at 75

WNET Thirteen NY celebrates the 75th Anniversary of the Harkness Dance Center in a documentary: Spirit of 92nd Street: The Harkness Dance Center At 75 . You can watch the full 30 minute program this March 08, 2009, at 12pm.

Since 1935, the 92nd Street Y has been a historic home of modern dance, nurturing the talents of such dance pioneers as Martha Graham, Doris Humphrey, Charles Weidman, Anna Sokolow, Hanya Holm, Alvin Ailey, Merce Cunningham, Robert Joffrey, Pearl Primus And Lester Horton. These artists created, performed and taught at the Y, building the foundation for contemporary dance as we know it. Today, with generous support from the Harkness Foundation for Dance, the 92nd Street Y Harkness Dance Center continues to be a home for dance teaching, creation and performance, serving the professional world and the community at large.

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