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Beth Soll, Ph.D.

Beth Soll


Beth Soll received her early training from Romanian modern dancers Iris Barbura and Vergiu Cornea. Later she continued her studies in the European style of dance at the Kurt Jooss School in Essen, the Kreutzbergsschule in Bern, Switzerland, and the University of Wisconsin, where she earned a degree in modern dance. She has held teaching positions at the University of Wisconsin, the Boston Conservatory, Boston University, the Harvard Summer Dance Center, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, UC Santa Barbara, Hofstra, and many private organizations. She has performed with dance companies in the Midwest and in Boston, including the Ina Hahn Company, Danc


e Collective, and the Harvard Summer Dance Company. In 1977, she formed Dance Projects, Inc./Beth Soll and Company. With her company she has performed at the Harvard Summer Dance Center, Jacob's Pillow, and in major cities around the world. The company has won awards for outstanding achievement including a "Ten Best of 1992" award from the Boston Globe for The Beautiful Season. In 1993, Soll was given an Eliot Norton Award for her work as a dancer, choreographer and teacher. In 1999, Soll earned a Ph.D. in history and Theory if Modern Dance from the University Professors Program at Boston University.