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The Fantabulous Feet of Hovey Burgess

Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, children of all ages! Step right up, and see the fabulous feats—and fantabulous feet!—of the human marvel of circus instruction, Hovey Burgess, who for a hundred semesters has served as the teacher of spectacular (well, rudimentary) acrobatics to the students in the three-year Graduate Acting program at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts. A hundred semesters! Since 1966, the students have been required to take the course, and Burgess has been the one, and only one, to teach it…

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