Bessie Schnberg Biography
Bessie Schnbergdancer teacher
One of the country's most influential dance teachers, Schnberg nurtured scores of dancers, including Lucinda Childs, Meredith Monk and Elizabeth Keen. With a command of all dance forms, Schnberg taught at Sarah Lawrence College from 1938 to 1975 and continued to teach at New York University and several dance festivals until her death. In 1984, Dance Theater Workshop named its annual awards, the Bessies, in her honor.Born: 1907?
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