Author Archives: Tina Croll

ADG Jacob’s Pillow Scholarship

Dancers are encouraged to apply for our annual scholarship to the renowned summer dance school at Jacob’s Pillow. American Dance Guild/Jacob’s Pillow Scholarship One full scholarship to attend the 2017 Tap Program. American Dance Guild membership required $60/yr- student membership … Continue reading

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ADG @ Jacob’s Pillow Inside/Out 2014

AMERICAN DANCE GUILD at JACOB’S PILLOW Inside Out Series Friday, June 20, 2014, 6:15 PM The American Dance Guild is pleased to present five choreographers from its 2013 Festival to perform in the Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival Inside/Out Series on Friday, … Continue reading

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Making Music for Modern Dance

Making Music for Modern Dance: Colalboration in the Formative Years of  a New American Art, by Katherine Teck This is a terrific new book on music and dance, a must for choreographers, dancers, teachers, musicians – anyone interested in the … Continue reading

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Rudy Perez

RUDY PEREZ ADG hoped that Rudy Perez would be able to join us to perform at last year’s festival at Ailey’s, but alas the 84 year-old choreographer who lives is Los Angeles was not in good health at the time. … Continue reading

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Branching Out – our oral history

Have your read our book? “Branching Out: Oral Histories of the Founders of Six National Dance Organization” was written by Margot C. Lehman and Marilynn Danitz (both former Presidents) and Katja Pylyshenko Kolcio. “Branching Out was an excellent choice for … Continue reading

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Jacob’s Pillow Dance Interactive

I want to share a new dance history resource – a free online video collection.  The footage available on the website features performances that have taken place at the festival from 1937 – 2010.  Much of this footage is quite … Continue reading

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Tribute to Jack Cole

Los Angeles–based dance critic and arts journalist Debra Levine (Los Angeles Times, The Huffington Post, artsmeme.com) will co–host a special tribute to the influential dance maker Jack Cole (1911–1974) on Turner Classic Movies. The four–film tribute will be broadcast on … Continue reading

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FESTIVAL 2012 article in Dance Teachers Magazine

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New Books

“Surprise Was My Teacher” by Merrill Brockway is a delightful memoir by the man who pioneered dance on television.  Here’s the review from the New York Times on September 15, 2011: ‘Dance in America’ for a New Generation By JULIE … Continue reading

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