Recently, the NYDance Force funded POCD to work collaboratively with the American Dance Legacy Institute
(Etudes Project), LehrerDance, Dance Masters of America, and the Western New York institute for Arts and Education to create educational and public dance performances in Buffalo.
American Dance Legacy Institute
Conference at the National Museum of Dance
During the second panel, "Passing on the Legacy," Carolyn Adams, curator of the American Dance Legacy Institute
at Brown University (and a former Paul Taylor lead dancer), said that the core of a work can be taught, but dancers need leeway to enliven the choreography.