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Meet The Artists

Artists from 1500s - 1700s

Beauchamps, Pierre
danse d’ecole / l’Académie Royale de Musique et de Danse / comédie-ballet
de Beaujoyeulx, Balthazar
choreography / French court
de Camargo, Marie-Anne de Cupis
costume reform / star status / dance rivalry
de Medici, Catherine
Queen of France / dance and politics
Didelot, Charles-Louis
pedagogy / aerial ballets / costume reform
Louis XIV, Louis XIV
French court / The Sun King / l’Académie Royale de Musique et de Danse
Noverre, Jean-Georges
aesthetic rebellion / dance writing / ballet d’action
Sallé, Marie
dance rivalry / costume reform / ballet d’action
Weaver, John
pantomime / dance writing / ballet d’action