Another cheery take on the state of dance in America

Terry Teachout, fellow Arts Journal blogger (among many other, illustrious things), has an interesting and comprehensive column in today’s Wall Street Journal on the “decline and near-disappearance of dance in America.” (“Today” is Saturday November 25.) .
Teachout’s conclusion:

And therein lies the challenge of reviving dance in America: Anyone who seeks to launch a new company, or revitalize an old one, must start by figuring how to make large numbers of Americans want to see something about which they no longer know anything — save that Emmitt Smith does it. [emphasis added]

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