FORA.tv Speaker - Mindy Aloff

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Biography

Editor, journalist, essayist, and dance critic Mindy Aloff has been published in The New Yorker, The New York Times, The Nation, The New Republic, The Jewish Daily Forward, The Threepenny Review, and many other periodicals. Since 2000, she has taught as an adjunct member of the dance faculty at Barnard College. Ms. Aloff is a recipient of the Whiting Writers' Award and is a Fellow of the Guggenheim and Woodrow Wilson foundations. Her most recent nonfiction publication is Hippo in a Tutu: Dancing in Disney Animation (2009) a book of illustrated essays about the artmaking, themes, music, and live models of the dance sequences in historic Disney animated films. In May 2011, the University Press of Florida will publish an anthology edited by Aloff and written by Agnes de Mille titled Leaps in the Dark: Art and the World. www.mindyaloff.com

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Hippo in a Tutu: Dancing in Disney Animation

08.28.10 | 00:34:49 min | 0 comments