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Choreographer Twyla Tharp

Tharp studied ballet with George Balanchine, and modern dance with Martha Graham, Merce Cunningham, and Paul Taylor. In 1965 she formed her own company, Twyla Tharp Dance, which she ran for more than 20 years with over 70 works created and performed. She's collaborated with Mikhail Baryshnikov and David Byrne. She has a new autobiography, "Push Comes to Shove."

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Fresh Air with Terry Gross, December 26, 1992: Interview with Twyla Tharp; Interview with Ann Stingle; Review of Freedy Johnston's album "Can You Fly."

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