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Twyla Tharp to receive lifetime achievement award at Tribeca festival
Twyla Tharp to receive lifetime achievement award at Tribeca festival

Choreographer Twyla Tharp, whose work spans ballet, modern dance, jazz and Broadway, is to receive a lifetime achievement honor during this year's Tribeca Film Festival. Tharp is scheduled to receive the honor at the annual Tribeca Disruptive Innovation Awards, to be held in New York on April 26. One of the most prolific choreographers working today, Tharp has created stage pieces for her own dance company, American Ballet Theatre, New York City Ballet, Paris Opera Ballet and many other major dance organizations around the world.  The awards organizers said in a statement that "through dance, she has created her own language and pushed the boundaries of our notions of...

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