Judith Chazin-Bennahum is a dancer, choreographer, researcher, and educator. She has collaborated with a range of leading choreographers, including Antony Tudor, Pearl Lang, Alexandra Danilova, Todd Bolender, John Taras, and studied with many teachers, including Margaret Craske and Martha Graham. Chazin-Bennahum became principal soloist with the Metropolitan Opera Ballet Company during Antony Tudor’s tenure as director of ballet. Recently, she has taken on the co-presidency of the University of Mexico (UNM) Friends of Dance and was appointed to the advisory board of Dance Chronicle, the foremost journal of dance history. Her sixth book, a biography titled René Blum and the Ballets Russes: In Search of a Lost Life, was published in June 2011 by Oxford University Press. In 2018, she served as a Center LOI panelist in Performance.