Paul Taylor Dance Company members
(© Tom Caravaglia)
Paul Taylor Dance Company members
(© Tom Caravaglia)
Paul Taylor Dance Company, Pilobolus, Eiko and Koma, Mark Dendy, Shen Wei and Ariane Reinhart will perform in a tribute that celebrates the life and work of Charles L. Reinhart, to be held at BAM's Howard Gilman Opera House on January 14, at 7:30pm.

Reinhart has served as the director of the American Dance Festival (ADF) for the past 43 years. The event is being held in celebration of Reinhart's 80th birthday while also recognizing the innumerable contributions he has made to the field of modern dance.

Guest speakers will include filmmaker Ted Steeg; former Chief Dance Critic for The New York Times, Anna Kisselgoff; Reinhart's son, Scott Reinhart; and ADF co-director, Jodee Nimerichter.

The event is free and open to the public. However, reservations are requested by January 5, 2010. For ticket information, contact the ADF office via e-mail at adfny@americandancefestival.org or by calling 212-586-1925.