The evening's second expressive movement was a performance by earth-goddess dancer Dages Keates, whose too-brief sensuous organic movements and swaying limbs evoked 19th century nymphic statuary, and seemed to conjure up in seance the prototypical 20th century modern dance pioneers Isadora Duncan and Ruth St.
The two ur-pioneers were Nijinsky and Isadora Duncan in the early decades of the last century, and as we travel through Ruth St.
20, is a chorus line of great dancers and choreographers: John Bubbles as Sportin' Life in Porgy and Bess, Ruth St.
Shawn, who had been married to choreographer Ruth St.
Tomko's second chapter unpacks the notion of "women's cultural practices" (39) for the era by focusing on the work of some prominent figures in modern concert dance: Loie Fuller, Isadora Duncan, and Ruth St.
Farrell details this court musician's humbly having to accept the ignominious role of playing for the "fake oriental" dancers Ruth St.
In early modern dances by Loie Fuller, Isadora Duncan, Ruth St.
In 1980 he formed his own company and set to creating dances that unabashedly hearken back to the work of modern dance's founders: the naturalism of Duncan, the exoticism of Ruth St.
But true fame and fortune came in 1914 after he traveled to New York and formed a partnership with the legendary Ruth St.
She was the first of the American modern dancers to forge the path that other modern dance pioneers, such as Isadora Duncan and Ruth St.
most for his work in the shadow of his exotic wife, Ruth St.
In addition, other notables including Charles Saunders Peirce, Frederic Remington, Thomas Eakins, Lincoln Steffens, Lester Ward, Frederick Taylor, Ruth St.