José Limón was born in 1908, and what's remarkable about this centennial is that, although he died in 1972, his company and his teachings are still thriving. The José Limón Dance Foundation was honored this year with a National Medal of Arts for Lifetime Achievement. Carla Maxwell, who accepted the medal in a White House ceremony, has lived a good part of her own life in Limón's creative orbitfirst as a dancer and, for the past 30 years, the organization's... More >>>
Photo by Meems.
Member of the José Limón Dance Company in Anna Sokolow's Rooms.