DONLIN FOREMAN was a Principal Dancer of the Martha Graham Dance Company for twenty years. Mr. Foreman was coached and directed by Martha in all her major male roles. He performed with Eliot Feld’s company, Jacques d’Amboise’s National Dance Institute, and La Scala Ballet. He has set his own work on the New Jersey Ballet, the North Carolina Dance Theatre and the Ice Theatre of New York. As co-founder, director, and choreographer of Buglisi/Foreman Dance (1993-2005), Donlin choreographed over twenty-five ballets and presented six seasons in New York City at the Joyce Theater, two seasons at Jacob’s Pillow, at the American Dancing Series at the Kennedy Center, and at the Melbourne International Festival as well as other international venues. Invited to perform at the White House for President Reagan, Mr. Foreman holds numerous awards and his work as a dancer and a choreographer has received critical and professional acclaim. From 1994-2010 Mr. Foreman was an Associate Professor of Professional Practice in the Dance Department of Barnard College and Columbia University. Currently on the staff of the New England Center for Circus Arts, he is also a visiting artist at the Dell Arte School of Physical Theater in Blue Lake, California. Donlin has published a book of poetic writing, Out of Martha’s House, and contributed to the Martha Graham issue of Choreography and Dance, and to Dance Teacher, and Dance Spirit magazines.
ROSE EICHENBAUM is one of the most respected photojournalists working in the arts today. A former graduate student in Dance Ethnology at UCLA she has pursued a career dedicated to research, photographic documentation and the investigation of artistic creativity and human expression. Ms. Eichenbaum is an award-winning photographer and contributing writer to such nationally acclaimed magazines as Dance Magazine, Dance Teacher, Dance Spirit, Pointe, and Dance Studio Life. Her photographs have been widely exhibited in galleries, museums and arts institutions among them: Naples Museum of Art, Center of Creative Arts in St. Louis, the Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival, and the National Museum of Dance. From 2008-2010 her photography was the subject of a ten-venue national tour hosted by the Smithsonian Institution’s Traveling Exhibitions.
Currently a professor in the School of Media, Culture and Design at Woodbury University in Burbank, California, Rose is also on the faculty of the Los Angeles Center of Photography and directs “The Art of Photographing Dance Workshop” annually at world-renown Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival. Ms. Eichenbaum has authored five books: The Number on my Grandfather’s Arm (1987) for which she received the Sidney Taylor Book Award, Masters of Movement-Portraits of America’s Great Choreographers (2004), The Dancer Within-intimate Conversations With Great Dancers (2008), The Actor Within-Intimate Conversations With Great Actors (2011), and The Director Within-Storytellers of Stage and Screen (2014). LEARN MORE ABOUT ROSE EICHENBAUM>>
SERET SCOTT is an Associate Artist at San Diego’s Old Globe Theatre where she has directed a dozen productions, including world premieres. Off-Broadway directing credits: New Victory, Second Stage, PanAsian Rep. Ms. Scott has also directed productions in every major regional theatre in America including the Court Theatre/Chicago, National Black Theatre, Actors Theatre/Louisville, South Coast Rep, ACT-San Francisco, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Denver Theatre Center, Two River Theatre/New Jersey, PlayMakers Rep/North Carolina, Indiana Rep, Philadelphia Theatre Company, Arena Stage, Yale Rep, L.A. Theatre Works, George Street Playhouse, Crossroads Theatre, Alliance Theatre, and ViVo Flamenco. Ms. Scott authored Second Line, produced by New Jersey’s Passage Theatre and DC’s Atlas Theatre, and Funny Time, a 10 minute play produced by the Public Theatre and the Negro Ensemble Company. Ms. Scott has directed new play workshops for the Eugene O’Neill Theatre Center, NY Stage and Film, Sundance, New Harmony, the Roundabout Theatre, Pacific Playwrights and New Dramatists. She is a Drama Desk Award winning actress, holds a Helen Hayes award for directing, and is currently on the Executive Board of the Stage Directors and Choreographers Society.
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