SALLY BANES is Marian Hannah Winter Professor of Theatre History and
Dance Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Her books include Terpsichore in Sneakers: Post-Modern Dance, Democracys
Body: Judson Dance Theater 1962-64, Writing Dancing in the Age of Postmodernism,
Dancing Women: Female Bodies on Stage, and Subversive Expectations:
Performance Art and Paratheater in New York 1976-85 and she is co-author
of Fresh: Hip Hop Don't Stop.
She was the director and producer of the documentary video The Last
Conversation: Eisensteins Carmen Ballet and of a record film of
Yvonne Rainer's Trio A, and was writer-consultant for Michael Blackwood's
Retracing Steps: American Dance Since Postmodernism and co-writer for
the PBS special Dancing with the Camera.
She is a past president of the Society of Dance History Scholars.