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Camille A. Brown: How Can We Tap Into Our Creative Expression Through Dance?

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New York's Lincoln Center, as people gather for its reopening on Monday, May 10. Jeff Lunden/NPR hide caption

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Twyla Tharp, shown above at Pacific Northwest Ballet in 2008, says the pandemic has impacted her body: "In terms of routine, discipline, just ordinary day-to-day activities — the body doesn't know itself at the moment." Marc von Borstel/PBS hide caption

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'Dance Can Give Community': Twyla Tharp On Choreographing Through Lockdown

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Sasha Velour stars in The Island We Made, an opera composed by Angélica Negrón and filmed in a mid-century Staten Island house. Matthew Placek/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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'The Island We Made': Lip-Sync Opera And High Drag Sing An Ode To Mothers

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"It's really exciting to see choreographers nowadays blurring the lines of gender binary and sexuality," says Ashton Edwards. Ashton Edwards hide caption

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With A Leap Across Gender Norms, A Rising Ballet Star Looks To Rewrite Rules Of Dance

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Clockwise from upper left: Debbie Allen, Garth Brooks, Dick Van Dyke, Joan Baez and Midori Goto. Uarian Langerston, Joseph Llanes, Andy Gotts, Dana Tyan, Timothy Greenfield-Sanders/Kennedy Center hide caption

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Jordan Betscher and Courtney Crain dancing to Irving Berlin's "Isn't This a Lovely Day (To Be Caught in the Rain)?" Courtesy of Concord Theatricals hide caption

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Isn't This A Lovely Day For A 'Top Hat' Tribute?

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Ballet Hispánico celebrates its 50th anniversary this year. It was founded in 1970 by Tina Ramirez. Paula Lobo/Ballet Hispánico hide caption

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Ballet Hispánico Celebrates 50 Years As Ambassadors Of Latinx Dance

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V Unbeatable, the dance troup from Mumbia that won the top prize on America's Got Talent: The Champions this year, are pictured with (left to right) Alesha Dixon, Heidi Klum, Howie Mandel, Terry Crews and Simon Cowell. Trae Patton/NBC hide caption

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Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers gave Americans a much-needed on-screen escape in the 1930s. Above, they dance in the 1938 comedy musical Carefree. Hulton Archive/Getty Images hide caption

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Fred And Ginger Cheered Us Up During The Depression. Might They Do It Again?

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The current production of Riverdance was updated for its 25th anniversary. But performances have been postponed for the rest of the month because of the coronavirus pandemic. Jack Hartin hide caption

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'Riverdance' Turns 25, But Has Put The Celebration On Hold — For Now

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Laura Benanti performs in Washington in 2015. She recently asked high school students to send her videos of their musical theater performances after many of them were canceled. Paul Morigi/Getty Images hide caption

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A Broadway Star And #SunshineSongs Bring High School Musical Theater To Small Screens

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Jamar Roberts, the first resident choreographer of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, is the creator of Ode. Andrew Eccles/Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater hide caption

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An 'Ode' To Victims Of Gun Violence — From Alvin Ailey Dancers

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Choreographer and director Mark Morris, pictured here at a rehearsal in 2017, will release a new memoir called Out Loud. Beowulf Sheehan/Courtesy of Mark Morris Dance Group hide caption

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'Everybody's Other Than Everybody Else': Choreographer Mark Morris

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María Fernanda Papa, 16, wanted to continue the dance education she'd begun back home in Venezuela. She's now enrolled at a school run by Arts Ballet Theatre of Florida in North Miami Beach. Patricia Laine Romero/Arts Ballet Theatre of Florida hide caption

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The Next Stage: How Young Venezuelan Artists Continue Their Studies In The U.S.

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Elena Hinestrosa and her ensemble, Integración Pacífica, perform at one of Petronio Alvarez Music Festival's educational panels. Maria Paz Gutierrez hide caption

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Colombia's Big Summer Music Festival Is All About Blackness

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