Stephen Petronio

Can a daring dance reveal a daring truth?

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About Stephen Petronio

Stephen Petronio was born in Newark, New Jersey, and received a BA from Hampshire College in Amherst, MA, where he began dancing in 1974. Initially inspired by the dancing of Rudolf Nureyev and Steve Paxton, Petronio was the first male dancer of the Trisha Brown Company (1979 to 1986).

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Our physical and mental boundaries may be painfully censored. But as Stephen Petronio shows, we can choose to dance brilliantly within them nonetheless.

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