Think You Know Dance?
  • "As moderator for the Chicago Dancing Festival's lecture-demonstration series at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Lucia Mauro -- with her vast knowledge of dance history, thorough grasp of dance in our times, and the rare ability to depict dance through the written and spoken word -- has been a source of enlightenment for both audiences and artists who seek deeper insights into the mysteries of dance."

    - Lar Lubovitch, Artistic Director, Lar Lubovitch Dance Company, New York

  • "Not only is Lucia Mauro a walking encyclopedia of knowledge about dance and the history of dance, she is also able to communicate that knowledge to a diverse audience in a manner that makes even the most novice dancegoer feel enlightened. Her enthusiasm for her subject and the natural ease with which she imparts her wisdom is engaging and contagious."

    - Brett Batterson, Executive Director, Auditorium Theatre, Chicago

  • "As an interviewer, Lucia Mauro's questions and comments are forever thought- provoking, and she lends a unique angle to the topics at hand. I'm always appreciative of her approachable manner and respect for the art form and for the energized dialogue that transpires due to her vast knowledge of dance currently and historically."

    - Glenn Edgerton, Artistic Director, Hubbard Street Dance Chicago

  • "It's so crazy how much I learned in your Dance History class. I felt like I understood performances on such a deeper level, and could explain their significance to others as well."

    - Jacquelyn Pavilon, dance history student, Loyola University Chicago

  • "What a valuable service this is to dancers, teachers and anyone who loves dance! Lucia Mauro's Dance History Webinars are a gift to me and my students."

    - Joanne DiVito, Adjunct Professor of Dance, California State University Northridge; Los Angeles Administrator for Career Transition for Dancers

  • "Lucia Mauro is a brilliant dance historian, lecturer and writer. She has a deep knowledge of the art of dance and a profound respect for dancers and artists."

    - Adam Sklute, Artistic Director, Ballet West

  • "So much to learn! And so enjoyably!"

    - Helen Meier, Subscriber

Think You Know Dance?

Stretch your brain muscles and get the inside story on dance with interactive webinars led by respected dance critic, author and educator Lucia Mauro. Her in-depth, entertaining and engaging sessions, interspersed with spectacular performance visuals, bring to life the history of classical and contemporary Western concert dance.

Who should sign up?

• Fine and performing arts students and instructors
• Diehard dance fans
• Newcomers who want to enhance their knowledge

You'll come away with enlightening information to share with others and make your performance viewing experiences more enjoyable.

Read more in this feature in Dance Studio Life Magazine.

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Did you know
  • That the seeds of ballet were planted in the French court of Italian-born monarch Catherine de’ Medici amid great social upheaval?
  • That Louis XIV, the Sun King, was especially proud of his title as First Dancer of the Realm…and used it to advance political agendas?
  • That gas lighting inspired the ghostly Romantic ballets, such as Giselle, in mid-19th century Paris?
  • That the classic movie, The Red Shoes, was really a wry commentary on Sergei Diaghilev's chic, controversial and avant-garde Ballets Russes?
  • That Martha Graham's collaboration with minimalist Japanese-American sculptor Isamu Noguchi changed the face of theatrical design?
  • That Merce Cunningham was one of the first choreographers to create dances using the latest computer technology?


52 separate 35 - minute sessions.

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