Vaudeville and Modern
Modern Dance was born in America during the turn of the 20th century when a number of choreographers and dancers rebelled against the two forms of dance that were prevalent at the time, ballet and vaudeville. Loie Fuller, Isadora Duncan, Ruth St. Denis, and Ted Shawn are considered to be the pioneers of modern dance in America. Modern dance is a style of western and concert dance which began in the late 19th century and early 20th century. It focuses on the serious expression of inner emotions, with a free-flowing, interpretative style.
She is said to be the mother of all modern dances. Her techniques deviation from classical ballet.
He is considered a precursor by modern dance history because he created the theory about having a relationship between your movements and emotions.
Mary was the first modern dance figure reported in Europe.
He was the first presenter to present commercially successfully "clean" variety. Pastor was a devoted catholic and all he wanted to was share family-friendly entertainment.
In 1935, Julie was born into a vaudeville family. Her parents, both vaudeville performers, discovered her amazing voice and immediately got her started with a singing career. In 1954, she came to Broadway with her first show "The Boy Friend".
Juggler and comedian who also shared a duo with his wife, Portland Haffa. His original act consisted of him as a ventriloquist, the comedy coming from his lack of talent. Later, he was a clumsy juggler.