Patricia Reedy and Nancy Ng have an audacious plan: to change the perception of the field of dance, one teacher at a time, and to cultivate choreographers from childhood, while the limits of imagination are boundless.
The Paul Taylor Dance Foundation (PTDF) has announced three staff appointments.
Hula is not just dancing. For many Hawaiians, torn between pride in cultural traditions and a yearning for Western ways, hula is the embodiment of their culture. Before Western contact and the introduction of a written language, Hawaiian culture was kept alive through dance, mele (song or poetry), and chant. Hula expresses everything Hawaiians hear, see, smell, taste, touch, and feel.