Robert Johnson is a dance critic and a journalist with more than 30 years of experience covering the American dance scene for daily newspapers, trade magazines, e-magazines, books, and scholarly journals. He has taught and lectured internationally on dance history and criticism. He trained in ballet with Nina Youshkevitch, and holds a master’s degree in Performance Studies from New York University. Currently he is a regular contributor to The Dance Enthusiast and NJArts.net.
“The artist is by nature, one might say by definition, an anarchist. He lives in the freedom of his own imagination, and represents the experimental element of life. If ‘authority’ should intervene and tell him what to think or to feel, the experiment would not be tried, the brain-child would be born dead.”
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