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In Memoriam

Claudia Gitelman, died on 08/07/2012. Professor Emerita of Dance Gitelman was a member of the Mason Gross School of the Arts / Dance Department.

Gitelman's daughters are organizing a celebration of her life in early September.

The artist and scholar, aka "Golden Claudia," served as an associate professor of dance at the Mason Gross School of the Arts from 1985 to 1998. She authored the book Dancing With Principle: Hanya Holm in Colorado, 19411983 and was long associated with Holm. Gitelman danced internationally, on Broadway and as an original member of Nikolais Dance Theatre.

Special Requests

In lieu of flowers, donations in Gitelman's name may be made to the New York Public Library by using this link. At the very bottom of the form, please specify that your donation go specifically to the Library for the Performing Arts where Claudia spent many hours and which she held in high regard.

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