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Meet The Artists

Artists from Turn of the Century

Allan, Maud
The Vision of Salomé / libel suit / international star
Balanchine, George
choreography / neoclassicism / New York City Ballet
Cecchetti, Enrico
pedagogy / character roles
Diaghilev, Serge
Ballets Russes / impresario / modernist experimentation
Duncan, Isadora
emotion / spirituality / “The Dancer of the Future”
Fokine, Michel
Ballets Russes / choreography / dance theory
Fuller, Loie
special effects / dance copyright
Jaques-Dalcroze, Émile
music training / rhythmic gymnastics / eurhythmics / improvisation
Laban, Rudolf von
dance theory / Labanotation / movement choirs
Massine, Léonide
choreography / Ballets Russes / dance films / dance writing
Nijinska, Bronislava
Ballets Russes / modernist choreography / gender-related themes
Nijinsky, Vaslav
Ballets Russes / revolutionary choreography
Pavlova, Anna
legendary performer / The Dying Swan / dance films
Petipa, Marius
choreography / Imperial Russian Ballet
Shawn, Ted
Denishawn / Ted Shawn and his Men Dancers / dance writing
St. Denis, Ruth
vaudeville / Denishawn / music visualizations
Wigman, Mary
Ausdruckstanz / structured improvisations / Witch Dance