The Dance Gods: A New York Memoir

October 2, 2015|
The Dance Gods: A New York Memoir by Kenny Pearl
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When Kenny Pearl arrived in New York City, determined to succeed as a dancer, he was penniless, friendless and jobless. His memories shine against the backdrop of the turbulent ''60s and ''70s, including Vietnam War protests, the military draft and the rampant crime that once plagued the city. From humble beginnings in the hippie-populated Lower East Side, to performing with the greats of the New York modern dance scene-he danced with the companies of both Martha Graham and Alvin Ailey-Pearl''s life is one of tenacity, hard work and passion. This is the engaging story of the hurdles he faced on his unique journey and the remarkable people he met along the way....
Kenny Pearl began formal training in dance at the age of eighteen in Toronto at the National Ballet School of Canada and with the co-founders of Toronto Dance Theatre. He moved to New York City to train and, subsequently, danced around the world with the companies of Alvin Ailey and Martha Graham. He has taught regularly at schools acr...
Title:The Dance Gods: A New York Memoir
Product dimensions:288 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.81 in
Shipping dimensions:288 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.81 in
Published:October 2, 2015
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781460262696

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