Modern Dance

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Modern dance

Modern dance is a broad genre of western concert dance, primarily arising out of both Germany and the United States in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

Leader of Moder dance

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Martha Graham was an American modern dancer and choreographer whose influence on dance has been compared with the influence Picasso had on the modern visual arts.

Explaination of the dance

"It was in this atmosphere that a 'new dance' was emerging as much from a rejection of social strictures as from a dissatisfaction with ballet."

Citation

"Modern Dance." - Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia. N.p., n.d. Web. 05 Dec. 2014.