Judith Chazin-Bennahum - Historian & Author



Distinguished Professor Emerita, researcher, and choreographer at the University of New Mexico in AlbuquerqueJudith was Principal Soloist with the Metropolitan Opera Ballet Company when Antony Tudor was Director of Ballet and also danced with Robert Joffrey and Agnes de Mille. A graduate of Brandeis University, she received her Doctorate in Romance Languages at the University of New Mexico and is the author of many articles as well as six books.  Her most recent book is: René Blum & The Ballet Russes, published by the Oxford University Press in 2011.

Dance history                     Dance Education                 Choreography

Click on Images for further information on books and the DVD of Medea

MEDEA, a Reconstruction of a Baroque Ballet by Noverre

Performance & Documentary

Judith with husband David Bennahum

Performing Arts Library  of the New York Public Library

The Louvre Pyramid and the Bibliothèque Nationale in Paris

The CORPS de Ballet International
Council of Organized Researchers of Pedagogical Studies of Ballet

Announces that Dr. Bennahum will be the recipient of the 2011
 Lifetime Achievement Awardhttp://www.corps-de-ballet.org
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