The Art of Photographing Dance | Program Director
Rose Eichenbaum is an award-winning photographer and one of the most respected photojournalists working in the arts today. A former dancer and graduate student in Dance Ethnology at University of California Los Angeles set the groundwork for a career dedicated to teaching, research, photographic documentation, and the investigation of artistic creativity through performance. With more than twenty-five years teaching experience for the L.A. and B.H. Unified School Districts she brings a unique and intimate approach to her workshops and artist residencies. Eichenbaum has photographed many of the world’s most celebrated dance companies and solo artists. Her portraits and profiles of popular artists have been the subject of numerous one-woman exhibitions including shows at Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival, the Center of Creative Arts (COCA) in St. Louis, the National Museum of Dance in Saratoga Springs and a three-year national tour hosted by the Smithsonian Institution. Eichenbaum is a regular contributing photographer for Dance Magazine, Dance Teacher, Pointe Magazine, and other dance related publications and is currently the official photographer for the new USC Glorya Kaufman School of Dance. Rose is also the author of several books among them; Masters of Movement – Portraits of America’s Great Choreographers, The Dancer Within-Intimate Conversations with Great Dancers and soon to be released, Inside the Dancer’s Art-A Thirty year Photographic Journey. Learn more at roseeichenbaum.com.
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