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Laura Dean

Born: Dec 3, 1945

Birthplace: Staten Island

Nationality: United States

Laura Dean

Date of Birth : Dec 3, 1945
Birth Place : Staten Island

Laura Dean is an American dancer, choreographer and composer. She is known for her collaborations with Steve Reich, a number of commissioned works for the Joffrey Ballet, and works for her own dance companies. Dean's earliest works were marked by a minimalist approach and an affinity for spinning; her later work saw more use of traditional dance methods.

Awards Won


  • Guggenheim Fellowship for Creative Arts, US & Canada
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