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Glorya Kaufman delivers Commencment speech at UArts

Philanthropist Glorya Kaufman delivers the Commencement Address at The University of the Arts' 2017 Commencement ceremony. View the speech



The Most Influential People in Dance Today: Glorya Kaufman

For Dance Magazine's 90th anniversary issue, we wanted to celebrate the movers, shakers and changemakers who are having the biggest impact on our field right now. Glorya Kaufman is one such individual. Read the full article



Gloria Kaufman Walks the Grounds Again

Gloria Kaufman returns with excitement to view the construction progress of USC Kaufman School of Dance.



Glorya Kaufman celebrates the Music Center’s 50th Anniversary with the many forward-thinking community members from all over from all over Los Angeles who came together with one mission – to achieve Dorothy Buffum Chandler’s vision of a performing arts center that would yield an unprecedented democratization of the arts.



Glorya Kaufman joins Bernardo for the dance at the gym

It was mambo-mania Saturday night at the elegant Dorothy Chandler Pavilion when Los Angeles dance “angel,” Glorya Kaufman, posed with pleasure with George Chakiris, the Academy Award-winning star of “West Side Story.” READ MORE



USC breaks ground on USC Kaufman School of Dance

Three-story building will be home to innovative studios and dance space...READ MORE


Los Angeles' Duchess of Dance

L.A. might be known as a movie town, but if philanthropist Gloya Kaufman has a say, it could also be America's next great city for dance.

3rd Annual Dizzy Feet Foundation's Celebration Of Dance Gala

Glorya Kaufman attends the 3rd Annual Dizzy Feet Foundation's Celebration Of Dance Gala at Dorothy Chandler Pavilion on July 27, 2013 in Los Angeles. Glorya Kaufman was the very first Dizzy Feet Foundation honoree.

10th anniversary of Glorya Kaufman Presents: Dance at the Music Center

The Glorya Kaufman Presents Dance at The Music Center celebrated its 10th anniversary season. The event was commemorated with a dinner and performance in honor of its namesake, Glorya Kaufman. The dinner was an intimate affair, followed by a beautiful performance of American Ballet Theatre’s Le Corsaire dedicated to Mrs. Kaufman. The tenth anniversary season of Glorya Kaufman Presents Dance at The Music Center promises to seat you at the flashpoint of dance’s explosive power. All the vibrant storytelling, sinuous movement and sensual pleasure of this living art form are here for all to enjoy. (July 13, 2013)

Cedars-Sinai/USC Glorya Kaufman Dance Medicine Center

“Because I love dancers, it is especially important to know that these beautiful athletes have a place like the Dance Medicine Center to keep them healthy so they can continue to provide joy to audiences.”- Glorya Kaufman

The Cedars-Sinai/USC Glorya Kaufman Dance Medicine Center is dedicated to educating professional, student and amateur dancers on how to prevent and minimize dance-related injuries. An innovative partnership between Cedars-Sinai and the University of Southern California's Glorya Kaufman School of Dance, the center is led by Glenn Pfeffer, MD, a board-certified orthopedic surgeon and Director of the Foot and Ankle Program at the Cedars-Sinai Orthopedic Center and Margo Apostolos, PhD, Associate Professor of Dance at the USC Glorya Kaufman School of Dance...

The Center offers specialized therapies for injured dancers at the Cedars-Sinai Orthopedic Center. The goal of treatment is to rapidly return patients to their prior level of activity with no permanent limitation. The center emphasizes an educational approach, with physicians taking the time to fully explain to each patient the steps he or she must take to make a full recovery and avoid future injury along with taking full advantage of Cedars-Sinai’s diagnostic, therapeutic, and rehabilitative resources.

University of Southern California, Commencement 2013

Honoring Glorya Kaufman

November 12th, 2012, Four Seasons Hotel at Beverly Hills

Boris Eifman

Fordham University, Commencement 2011

Glorya Kaufman Presents Dance At The Music Center

Groundbreaking Ceremony for the Mar Vista Family Youth Center.

Glorya Kaufman Dance Theater UCLA Opening Gala

Alvin Ailey Kids

Inner City Arts