Dance: 'Into the Sunlight' at Georgetown U.

January 17, 2012

"Into Sunlight, " the dance piece created last year by the Robin Becker Dance group in New York, will have its Washington, D.C.,  premiere on Friday and Saturday, January 20 and 21, at 8:00 p.m. at…

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Tharp's 'Come Fly Away' Hits the Road

August 9, 2011

VVA honored the internationally renowned choreographer Twyla Tharp in 2004 with our President’s Award for Excellence in the Arts for her big Broadway show Movin’ Out , the Vietnam War-themed production done to the tune…

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Hofstra’s ‘Into Sunlight’ VN War Conference

April 9, 2011

During the 1980s and 1900s colleges and universities seemed to be putting on some sort of Vietnam War academic conference, seminar, panel discussion or other type of similar event on a fairly regular basis. But…

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Another Honor for Twyla Tharp

December 10, 2008

  The internationally renowned choreographer Twyla Tharp was one of six recipients of the Kennedy Center Honors on December 7. Tharp and the other awardees---Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend of The Who, Barbra Streisand, Morgan…

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Subversive Dance

November 4, 2008

Choreographer David Dorfman's "underground" isn't exactly your normal dance-theater production. As it's (non-capitalized) name might suggest, is based on the violent anti-Vietnam War protests of the radical Weather Underground in the late 1960's and early…

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