The Daniel Nagrin Memorial celebrates the life of modern dance legend

ASU Herberger College Dance and The Daniel Nagrin Theatre, Film and Dance Foundation, Inc.

Join The Daniel Nagrin Theatre, Film and Dance Foundation May 9, for a celebration of the career of modern dance legend, author and choreographer Daniel Nagrin (1917–2008). The program is hosted by ASU Herberger College Dance and includes Nagrin’s solo dance videos, tributes from colleagues and live performances. Featured performers include: Roxane D'Orléans Juste, with the Jose Limon Dance Company; Elina Mooney, formerly of the Tamiris-Nagrin Dance Company and ASU Herberger College Dance; and David Barker formerly of the Claude Kipnis Mime Theatre and current professor in the ASU Herberger College School of Theatre and Film. A reception follows.

In addition, a Daniel Nagrin Digital Memory Book is being compiled. Please send thoughts, memories, stories, images or pictures about Nagrin either in the body of the e-mail, a Word document attachment or a .jpeg attachment. Submissions may be sent to Margie Wolf at

Memorial contributions also can be made to the: ASU Foundation, attention "Daniel Nagrin Scholarship in Dance," ASU Herberger College of the Arts Development office, 
P.O. Box 872102, Tempe, AZ 85287-2102. For additional information about memorial contributions, contact Christine Austin at 480.727.7785,

Dance Theatre, Physical Education Building East 132, 611 E. Orange St., ASU Tempe campus. For a scaled ASU Tempe campus map, visit: 

May 9, 2 p.m.

This event is free and open to the public.

Public Contact
For more information, please contact Beth Lessard at 480.838.5551,

The School of Theatre and Film in the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts at Arizona State University provides a comprehensive range of courses in performance and directing; design and production; new work development; theatre and performance studies; film; and theatre for youth. Its Theatre for Youth program is nationally ranked in the top three and the dramatic writing/playwriting program is ranked 15th among public institutions by U.S.News & World Report. To learn more about the School of Theatre and Film, visit

Media Contact:
Sunny Kuo
ASU Herberger College Dance