Carolyn Adams

(b. 1943)

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(b New York, 6 Aug. 1943)

US dancer. She studied at Sarah Lawrence College, and performed with Waehner's Ballets Contemporains in Paris before joining the Paul Taylor Company in 1965. A dancer of great personality and charm, combining brilliant technique with dramatic presence, she became one of Taylor's most highly regarded soloists, creating roles in several of his works including Public Domain (1968), Big Bertha (1971), and Esplanade (1975). She retired from the company in 1982 and became active in dance education, and chair of Dance USA, a national service organization for professional dancers.

Subjects: Dance.

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