David Vaughan

David Vaughan

Fellow: Awarded 1978

Field of Study: Dance Studies

Competition: US & Canada

Born: 05-17-1924

Died: 10-27-2017

Website: https://www.artforum.com/news/

Archivist David Vaughan has danced, sung, acted, and choreographed in London and Paris, on- and off-Broadway, in American regional theaters, in film, television, ballet and modern dance companies, and in cabaret performances.  He is the author of Merce Cunningham: Fifty Years (Aperture, 1997) and Frederick Aston and his Ballets (revised edition: Dance Books, 1999).  At the Dancing in the Millennium Conference in Washington, D.C., in July 2000, he received the 2000 CORD (Congress on Research in Dance) Award for Outstanding Leadership in Dance Research.  In September 2001 Mr. Vaughan received a New York Dance and Performance Award (“Bessie”) for sustained achievement.