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Frances Alenikoff Edit Profile

artist , choreographer , dancer , performer , writer

Frances Alenikoff, American Choreographer, performer, writer, dancer, artist. Recipient Grant New York State Council on the Arts, 1972-1980, National Education Association, 1973-1974, New York City Cultural Council, 1978, Meet the Composer, 1980, New Jersey State Council on the Arts, 1972, Cine International Golden Eagle award, 1978; named Pick of Year for Best in Dance, Village Voice, 1996, 97. Member Dancers Over Forty.

Background

Alenikoff, Frances was born on August 20, 1920 in New York City. Daughter of Clement Jack Lipman and Ruth (Alder) Taylor.

Education

Bachelor, Brooklyn College, 1940.

Career

Founding member Dance Theatre Workshop, New York, since 1968.

Works

Membership

Member Dancers Over Forty, Artists and Writers Alliance East Hampton.

Connections

Married Martin Freedman, 1936 (divorced 1973). Children: Francesca Rheannon.

father:
Clement Jack Lipman Taylor

mother:
Ruth (Alder) Taylor

spouse:
Martin Freedman

child:
Francesca Rheannon Alenikoff