David Dorfman named U.S. Artists Fellow in Dance
David Dorfman, who is a dance professor at Connecticut College and who is artistic director of the acclaimed David Dorfman Group, has been named a 2019 United States Artists Fellow in Dance.
United States Artists is an independent nonprofit and nongovernmental philanthropic organization dedicated to supporting the work of American artists.
Each year, United States Artists awards these fellowships to artists selected from a wide range of creative disciplines. Fellows each receive from USA $50,000 in unrestricted funding, which support the artists in their contributions to the arts.
In a statement, Dorfman said, "I have been thinking: Is this the opportunity to do something really unusual? Could this be seed money to start a different kind of collaboration? I love the idea that, with this fellowship, I have the opportunity to get up in the morning and dream in any way, shape or form."
Stories that may interest you
A couple of possible interpretations arise out of the sonic effects superstar producer T Bone Burnett uses to tweak his vocals on his first new studio album in a dozen years, “The Invisible Light: Acoustic Space.” The distanced quality of a voice immersed in richly...
Crammed with characters, storylines and detail, the novel starts out with 1960s golden girl Athene Forster, who's referred to as "the Last Deb."
'Criminal Minds' star Matthew Gray Gubler on the show winding down after 15 seasons and why he's turning his skill to creating a children's book
Book review: With breathtaking brevity, Rachel Howard's debut novel, "The Risk of Us," illuminates the joys, challenges, fears and frustrations of adopting a foster child