3 Legends Who Danced Like No One Was Watching

3 Legends Who Danced Like No One Was Watching

Dance history is inundated with risk-takers, but these three legends took it to a whole other level, pushing the boundaries of what was possible. For today’s #ThrowbackThursday, take a moment to remember these three iconic figures. Vaslav Nijinsky: 1890–1950...
Yvonne Rainer: Ushering in postmodern dance

Yvonne Rainer: Ushering in postmodern dance

Yvonne Rainer is a New York City–based choreographer who was a leading member of Judson Dance Theater, the 1960s avant-garde dance collective that rejected modern dance. In 1965 Rainer wrote her famous “No Manifesto,” a public dismissal of the qualities...

3 Online Archives to Inspire You

Jacob’s Pillow Dance Interactive Check out rare footage filmed at Jacob’s Pillow, America’s longest running dance festival, dating as far back as the 1930s. From the celebration of the male dancer in Ted Shawn’s Men Dancers to the present-day tap dance pyrotechnics of...

Judson Dance Theater: The Rebels Who Redefined Modern Dance

“When they entered, they were hidden by huge winglike constructions made from parachutes. Carolyn Brown moved down the center line of the rink on pointe, while the men rolled down the edges of the rink and, having reached the opposite end, spiraled around, switched...

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