Anna Laerkesen, Danish Ballerina With Poetic Originality, Dies at 73 – The New York Times


Ms. Laerkesen had huge success in the title role of “La Sylphide,” in which she was partnered by Erik Bruhn, Peter Martins and Rudolf Nureyev.

Source: Anna Laerkesen, Danish Ballerina With Poetic Originality, Dies at 73 – The New York Times

A Paul Taylor American Modern Dance Program for $5 – The New York Times


Tickets for a triple bill by Paul Taylor American Modern Dance on March 15 will cost $5.

Source: A Paul Taylor American Modern Dance Program for $5 – The New York Times

Yvonne Chouteau, Native American Ballerina, Dies at 86 – The New York Times


Ms. Chouteau, a former principal dancer of the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo, was one of five celebrated Native American dancers from Oklahoma.

Source: Yvonne Chouteau, Native American Ballerina, Dies at 86 – The New York Times

Murray Louis, Choreographer With a Comic Flair, Dies at 89 – The New York Times


Mr. Louis was notable for his quick directional shifts, tiny darting gestures and unexpected contrasts between rigidity and stillness.

Source: Murray Louis, Choreographer With a Comic Flair, Dies at 89 – The New York Times