"These thoughtful and compelling interviews invite us to reflect on the role of these vital dance organizations in furthering the legitimization of education, scholarship, and therapeutic practice in the evolving field of dance as an academic discipline." SUSAN A. LEE, dance program head, Northwestern University"
“Movable Pillars maps out a compelling argument about the founding of the six major dance organizations as a significant, but hidden, force in establishing dance in America. Arguing that these groups acted as bridges between the stage and academia, Kolcio expertly traces their early achievements in turning activism into action and helping to legitimize dance as a serious intellectual pursuit.” (Janice Ross, professor, Drama Department, Stanford University)
About the Author
KATJA KOLCIO is an associate professor of dance at Wesleyan University.