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theatre, film & tv past and present 2001-2008 & 2013…

Director and Choreographer Dame Gillian Lynne Passes Away at 92

It has been announced today via her official Twitter that trailblazing dancer, director, and choreographer Dame Gillian Lynne has passed away. According to the tweet, she passed away tonight, July … Continue reading

07/01/2018 · 1 Comment

The Ups and Downs of Lina Basquette | Travalanche

Lina Basquette (Lena Copeland Baskette) was born on April 19, 1907. Basquette was a star of stage and screen through several different phases but is perhaps best remembered today for … Continue reading

06/04/2017 · 1 Comment

Vintage Photos of Berlin Cabaret Artists (1920s-1930s) | FROM THE BYGONE

Marlene Dietrich (1901-1992). Her earliest professional stage appearances were as a chorus girl on tour with Guido Thielscher’s Girl-Kabarett vaudeville-style entertainments, and in Rudolf Ne… Source: Vintage Photos of Berlin Cabaret Artists … Continue reading

05/11/2017 · 1 Comment

Leïla Bederkhan – Kurdish Modern Dancer

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Leyla Bedirhan (1903-1986) was born in Istanbul. She was the daughter of a kurdish Prince and his Polish wife. She studied ballet in Germany.…

09/07/2015 · Leave a comment

Alicia Markova – Prima Ballerina Assoluta

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Dame Alicia Markova DBE (1910 – 2004) was an English ballerina and a choreographer, director and teacher of classical ballet. Most noted for her…

08/20/2015 · 2 Comments

Nietzschean Influences in Isadora Duncan’s Dance Philosophy

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On the 27th of May 1877, the great American dancer, considered the creator of modern dance, Isadora Duncan, was born in…

06/02/2015 · Leave a comment