VideoA dance piece by Dan Wagoner, performed on the stage.
Dan Wagoner is a renowned American modern dance choreographer. He danced with Martha Graham, Merce Cunningham, and Paul Taylor. For twenty-five years Mr. Wagoner directed his own New York based company, "Dan Wagoner and Dancers." He choreographed more than fifty-five dances for this company and performed throughout the United States, Canada, South America, Europe, and Asia as well as for the annual season in New York City. He has taught at Harvard and Bates College summer dance programs and at numerous universities and festivals, both in this country and abroad. His work has been performed by companies in the United States, England and Finland.
VideoWagoner describes Leonard Shlain’s theory of art and physics and how it relates to his own work.
VideoWagoner explains his personal history with dance, which began when he was a young boy in West Virginia.
VideoWagoner’s family provided him with a stable anchor that helped him go forward and explore his passion.
VideoDan Wagoner encourages young people to explore dancing by studying movements and the anatomy of the body.