To see DANCES BY ISADORA is to be allowed a rare glimpse of the classic beauty and haunting honesty that shocked audiences nearly a century ago and made dance history. Hailed as "powerful movers" by the New York Times, Dances by Isadora honors Duncans original choreography with vitality and vibrant physicality. The group received its name in 1986 when arts administrator, Alan Casso produced the company's first public performance in Boston. Since then Dances by Isadora has been the recipient of numerous grants and awards including the Massachusetts Cultural Council, MIT Council on the Arts, Harkness Foundation for Dance, the Bossak/Heilbron Foundation, New York Foundation for the Arts and City Parks Foundation.
Dances by Isadora has performed around the globe in ancient theaters, city sidewalks, churches, parks and schools. Fees for performance and teaching are negotiable.