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Doris Minnie Hering, American Dance critic. Howard D. Rothschild Research fellow Harvard University, 1991-1993; recipient 33d annual Capezio Dance Foundation award for lifetime service, 1985, Award of Distinction Dance magazine, 1987, Sage Cowles Land Grant chair in dance University of Minnesota, 1993; named to Hunter College Alumni Hall of Fame, 1986.


Hering, Doris Minnie was born on April 11, 1920 in New York City. Daughter of Harry and Anna Elizabeth (Schwenk) Hering.


Bachelor of Arts cum laude, Hunter College, 1941; Master of Arts, Fordham University, 1985.


Freelance dance writer, 1946-1952. Associate editor, principal critic Dance magazine, New York City, 1952-1972. Executive director National Association for Regional Ballet, 1972-1987.

Adjunct associate professor dance history New York University, 1968-1978. Freelance dance writer, lecturer, consultant, since 1987. Dance panel National Education Association, 1972-1975, consultant, since 1991.

Dance panel New York State Council Arts, 1992-1996, program auditor, since 1997. Board directors Walnut Hill School, since 1975, International Ballet Competition, since 1981. Honorary board directors Philadelphia Dance Alliance, since 1980.

Consultant Regional Dance American. Adjunct associate professor dance history New York University Graduate School Education.



Member Dance Critics Association, Association Dance History Scholars, Phi Beta Kappa, Chi Tau Epsilon (honorary). F C.


Harry Hering

Anna Elizabeth (Schwenk) Hering