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Dance/USA Honors an international dance legend who is also a pillar of the KC dance community

For more than four decades Billie Mahoney (BA, 1949) has made her mark on the dance and choreographic world. As a dance notator, Mahoney transcribed the collaborative rhythms of creative maestros like George Balanchine and Igor Stravinsky. She has danced with legendary stars such as Gregory Hines and Bob Hope. As a choreographer, she has staged opera, ballet works and musical theater revivals at universities across the nation and overseas.

In June, the dance world will honor Mahoney with the Champion Award at Dance/USA’s 35th annual conference in Kansas City. Read more…


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