Modern Dance (World of Dance (Chelsea House Hardcover))

Janet Anderson

glossy dance used to be a flow that begun on the flip of the 20 th century while American dancers Loie Fuller, Isadora Duncan, and Ruth St. Denis broke from formal dance traditions with their very own own imaginative and prescient of circulate. quickly, their visions developed via Martha Graham, Doris Humphrey, and Charles Weidman, who could all pass directly to educate their equipment and current smooth dance as a major artwork shape. Avant-garde choreographers, together with Merce Cunningham and Paul Taylor, stripped dance right down to the essence of circulation itself, whereas Alwin Nikolais, Alvin Ailey, and Twyla Tharp integrated unconventional affects and parts to create a various and particular tapestry of dance. In glossy Dance, moment variation, scholars can examine the innovators who formed this dance shape.

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