About the Book
American Dance Festival Dean Emeritus Martha Myers has been a teacher, dancer, choreographer, film producer, television personality, and writer. She was co-producer, writer and narrator for a collection of programs called “A Time to Dance” used extensively for dance courses in colleges and universities. Ms. Myers led the Dance Department at Connecticut College from 1967 to 1992. She pioneered the study of dance medicine and somatics and mentored many dance artists. In 2002, she received the Balasaraswati/ Joy Ann Dewey Beinecke Endowed Chair for Distinguished Teaching from ADF. Ms. Myers received an undergraduate degree from Virginia Commonwealth University, an M.S. from Smith College, honorary degrees from Smith College and Manhattanville College and lifetime achievement awards from The American Dance Guild and The Martha Hill Foundation.