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Choreographer finds a lineage and a bucolic home

Recently, Weinert (pictured) has become known for reconstructing Ted Shawn dances - which are almost never performed, though Shawn is still feted as the founder of Jacob's Pillow and recognised as a father figure of American modern dance.

Hudson, New York

IT'S as hot as an oven in the old mill, and the dancers are leaping as high as they can. In wave after wave of gruelling action, they jump up, roll back to lie flat, then rise to leap again. There is no air-conditioning in this barely renovated building. There isn't even...

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