An Education in Dance

Watch a video about Movement Exchange, a program founded by Anna Else Pasternak ’07 to teach dance to orphans in Panama, and see highlights from last year's performance.

Reflecting on dance's contributions to her own life—cultural appreciation, artistic expression, improved self-esteem and body image—Anna Else Pasternak ’07 decided to start a program to teach dance at an orphanage outside Panama City. Read about Pasternak and her program in "Street-level Ballet," from the May-June 2011 issue.

To learn more about Pasternak's program, Movement Exchange, watch this six-minute introduction, including interviews with Movement Exchange participants:


See highlights from the performance at Panama's National Theater on July 4, 2010:

You might also like

Steven Pinker on Apple’s Vision Pro

Professor of psychology on the science and history behind the Vision Pro.

The State of Black America

Harvard African American scholars take stock of a difficult moment. 

Threats Foreign and Domestic

Joseph Nye discusses geopolitics and Harvard’s challenges.

Most popular

Murphy Time

Harvard’s greatest football coach—and one of the best anywhere

Harvard Files Amicus Brief in Graduate Student Unionization Case

The University argues that the relationship between graduate students and universities should remain academic, not managerial, and student labor unions would “damage private sector graduate education.”

Labor Litigator

Attorney Shannon Liss-Riordan takes on the app economy.

More to explore

Photograph of Winthrop Bell 1910

Winthrop Bell

Brief life of a philosopher and spy: 1884-1965

Illustration of people talking to each other with colorful thought bubbles above their heads

Talking about Talking

Fostering healthy disagreement

Vacationing with a Purpose

New England “summer camps” for adults