Photo by Drawing: Jorge Vargas
Mindy Aloff was a contributor to The Dance Enthusiast. Her writing on dance, literature, film, and other cultural subjects has appeared in The New York Times, The New Yorker, and many other periodicals throughout the U.S. and abroad. She is the author and/or editor of several books, including "Hippo in a Tutu: Dancing in Disney Animation" and "Leaps in the Dark: Art and the World by Agnes de Mille." A past winner of a Whiting Writers Award and a fellow of the Woodrow Wilson and John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundations, she is currently an adjunct professor of Dance and a lecturer in the First-Year seminar program at Barnard College. Drawing by Jorge Vargas.