what is modern dance?
Martha Graham,Gene Kelly, and Mary Wigman
Martha Graham is considered the queen of modern dance. She is considered as one of the greatest dancers of the twentieth century. She choreographed one hundred and fifty dances in her life time and even today her legacy lives on.
Gene Kelly is one of the biggest stars of "Hollywood's golden age of musicals" He brought dance to the big stage. Also being a big influence on the music video industry.
Mary Wigman was considered one of the greatest European dancers of the 20th century.
she called the style of her dances "dark and expressive" she tried to bring real human emotions into her dances. Her style was brought to America by one of her students who started a school in New York called The Mary Wigman School of Dance.