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Mary Anthony: Artistic Director and Choreographer

Miss Anthony began her career with a dance scholarship with Hanya Holm in the early 1940's, eventually joining the Holm Company, concertizing with Joseph Gifford, and appearing in Broadway shows. Her staging of the London production of Touch and Go, in which she danced one of the lead roles, resulted in a long association as a choreographer for Italian musical theatre. Miss Anthony is recognized as one of the leaders of the modern dance movement, as a dancer, a choreographer, and as an exceptional teacher. The Mary Anthony Dance Theatre began life in 1956 and has a repertory that includes works by Anna Sokolow, Lester Horton, Charles Weidman, Ross Parkes, Daniel Malony, and Bertam Ross. An international choreographer, Miss Anthony's works have been added to the repertories of the Pennsylvania Ballet, the Bat-Dor Company of Israel, the Dublin City Ballet, and the National Institute for the Arts of Taiwan. Miss Anthony continues to teach at her studio and at the Herbert Berghof Studio for Actors.

Kun-Yang Lin: Associate Artistic Director, Choreographer, and Dancer

A native of Tiawan, Kun-Yang Lin is a member of Janis Brenner and Dancers. He has performed with the Martha Graham Co., Anna Sokolow's Players Project, Kevin Wynn Collection, Jennifer Muller/The Works, and Doris Humphrey Repertory Company. Lin's work has been performed throughout Asia, Europe and the United States in venues including the National Institute of the Arts in Taipei, Transitions Dance Company in London, Dancefusion in Philadelphia, the Yard in Chilamark, Pick of the Crop in Buffalo, and Dancespace Project at St. Marks Church in NYC. Other venues include the Taipei Theatre, American Theatre of Actors, the Lincoln Center Out-of-Doors Festival, and Downtown Arts Festival '97, '98, and '99 at the Joyce Soho. In 1993, Lin choreogaphed the film Singing in the Rain Forest in London. In 1996, Lin presented his work for "Installation and Light Projections" in Vienna, Austria. In 1997, "An Evening of Works by Kun-Yang Lin" was presented at the Cunningham Studio. In 1998, Lin produced his concert Ky Lin's Garden in Taiwan. Kun-Yang is a faculty member at MADT and Peridance, and a guest teacher worldwide.

Bertam Ross: Choreographer

Bertam Ross was Martha Graham's partner and co-director of her company from 1949 to 1973. Mr. Ross danced over thirty-five leading roles in the Graham repertory, originating more than 25 of them, including Saint Michael in Seraphic Dialogue, Agamemnon and Orestes in Clytemnestra, and Adam in Embattled Garden. Mr. Ross has appeared in his solo, An Evening with Bertram Ross, in which he performs portraits of Raymond Duncan, Gordon Craig, Uncle Vanya, and Ted Shawn Wallowitch.