Peggy Baker is one of Canada’s most influential and celebrated dance artists. Since 1974, she has performed internationally with her own work, and also with the companies of Mikhail Baryshnikov and Mark Morris, Paul-André Fortier, Lar Lubovitch, Tere O’Connor, Molissa Fenley, and Doug Varone. She is artist-in-residence at Canada’s National Ballet School.
I lived in New York City through the 1980s, and one of the glories of that time was attending performances presented at the Brooklyn Academy of Music under Harvey Lichtenstein. I have a vivid memory of taking the subway from . . .