Stuart Hodes with Martha Graham
NYU Tisch Dance former Chair, Stuart Hodes, will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award through the Martha Hill Foundation!
Stuart Hodes, (1924- ), is an American dancer, choreographer, dance teacher, dance administrator and author. A WWII veteran, he served in the Army Air Corps. He was Martha Graham’s partner, danced on Broadway, in TV, film, in recitals, and with his own troupe. His choreography has appeared on the Boston Ballet, Dallas Ballet, Harkness Ballet, Joffrey Ballet, San Francisco Ballet and other troupes. He taught at the Martha Graham School, Neighborhood Playhouse, NYC High School of Performing Arts, headed dance at NYU School of the Arts and Borough of Manhattan Community College. He was Dance Associate for the NY State Council on the Arts, dance panelist for the National Endowment for the Arts, president of the National Association of Schools of Dance, and a member of the First American Dance Study Team to China in 1980, returning in 1992 to teach the Guangzhou Modern Dance Troupe. He is the author of Part Dream-Part Real: Dancing with Martha Graham.