Dance modern rev notes

Dance modern rev notes - Revolution in Dance 1888-1927 I....

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Revolution in Dance 1888-1927 I. Loie Fuller (1862-1928) a. Pioneer of modern dance and lighting techniques b. Actress/singer and Serpentine dancer c. Manipulated light-could create images i. Stood on glass with lots of silk illusion she was on fire d. 1 st dancer on film II. Isadora Duncan (1877-1927) a. Obsessed with Greece because they were last culture to appreciate human form b. Amazing dancer, feminist and pioneer of modern dance i. Performed in Russia c. Wanted natural movement that took the inner soul included the solo- splexes. i. Danced barefoot, skipped, leaped and jumped d. “mother of modern dance”- torso moves freely III. Ruth St. Denis (1879-1968)- emerged in America as solo performer a. Influenced by the technological dances of Loie Fuller and modern dance performance of Isadora Duncan (danced with Duncan) i. Influenced by Duncan’s music 1. Expressed in moving (sadness) ii. Recognized what Duncan was doing= radical 1. She was doing something similar b. Taught gymnastics, yoga, ideas of Duncan, theater-acting, costume
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