Ruth Currier

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Ruth Currier (January 4, 1926, Ashland, Ohio – October 4, 2011, Brooklyn, New York) was an American dancer, choreographer, and dance teacher. She was a principal dancer with the José Limón Dance Company from the late 1940s into the 1960s. She later served as that company's director following Limón's death from 1972 to 1978.[1][2]

She taught on the dance faculties of the Juilliard School, Ohio State University, Bennington College, Sarah Lawrence College and the American Dance Festival.[3]


  1. ^ Ruth Currier.
  2. ^ Craine, Debra and Mackrell, Judith (eds.) (2010) "Currier, Ruth", p. 114. The Oxford Dictionary of Dance. Oxford University Press. ISBN 0199563446
  3. ^ Jennifer Dunning (October 11, 2011). "Ruth Currier, Principal Dancer With José Limón, Dies at 85". The New York Times. 

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