For Immediate Release
April 22, 2010
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Bill Evans, dance, was the focus of writers and photographers from Dance Teacher on Wednesday (April 21). Evans who will be featured on the magazine’s Web site in July and will appear on the cover of the July ’10 edition of Dance Teacher, also will receive the publication’s Lifetime Achievement Award in New York in August.
“The Lifetime Achievement Award recipient is chosen by the magazine’s editorial staff,” said Karen Hildebrand, Dance Teacher’s Editor-in Chief, who was on hand to interview Evans. “And this year we’re recognizing Bill Evans for his performances, for his influence on the field of dance, as well as for his contributions as an educator,” she explained.
Dance Teacher magazine started giving its Lifetime Achievement Award in 2003. Evans is joining the illustrious company of Luigi, Katherine Dunham, Mary Day, LaVaughn Robinson, Frederic Franklin, Judith Jamison, and Lawrence Rhodes.
Evans, who turned 70 this year, marked the occasion with a celebratory “Bill Evans: 70!” concert on April 10 and 11.
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