Pam Tanowitz

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Pam Tanowitz (born 1969) is an American dancer, choreographer, and founder of the company, Pam Tanowitz Dance.[1] Her work has been performed at notable performance venues such as the Joyce Theatre,[2] the Joyce SoHo,[3] and New York Live Arts.[4] Gia Kourlas, a dance critic for The New York Times, describes Tanowitz as a "modern choreographer much admired for the way she recharges classical steps."[5]

Early life and career[edit]

Tanowitz was born in The Bronx, New York, in 1969.[1] She earned a BFA in Dance from Ohio State University and an MFA in Dance from Sarah Lawrence College, where she was mentored by Viola Farber Slayton.[6]

Awards and recognition[edit]


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  2. ^ Mannino, Trina (March 2014). "Pam Tanowitz Dance: "Passagen"/"Pause Dance"/"Heaven on One's Head": The Joyce Theater, New York". Dance Europe. pp. 78–79.
  3. ^ Russo, Marilyn (Fall 2007). "Quoth the Raven" (21.3). Attitude-The Dancers' Magazine. pp. 32–33.
  4. ^ Genter, Sandra (Fall 2013). "New York". Ballet Review. 21 (3): 11–12.
  5. ^ Kourlas, Gia (May 10, 2013). "Kicking Off Uncomfortable Toe Shoes". Retrieved 19 August 2014.
  6. ^ "Pam Tanowitz Dance About". Pam Tanowitz Dance. Retrieved 19 June 2014.
  7. ^ "Baryshnikov Arts Center Prize Goes to Pam Tanowitz". Retrieved 18 July 2018.
  8. ^ "Bessie Awards Announce This Year's Nominees". Retrieved 18 July 2018.
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