Wendy Sutter : solo cello Taken from Serpentine Dance, Lumiere Brothers film.. Choreographed and danced by Loie Fuller.. Loie Fuller started her career as a child actress, later choreographing and dancing as a skirt dancer in burlesque and vaudeville. Her innovative and improvisational approach to movement and theater as well as her creative use of lighting are what captivated audiences while touring in Europe. A beautiful cello solo to which was added an old clip of Loie Fuller’s Serpentine Dance… […]
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Loie Fuller was known as the skirt dancer. In this video of her Danse Serpentine you’ll see why. Watch as the feet and hands drive the beautiful, ever-changing patterns of the fabric. The patterns are further enhanced by the way they capture the different colored lighting, lighting that Fuller herself designed. Stop the video every few seconds or so to enjoy the shapes and colors made by Fuller’s movements. Share this short video with your friends. It’s a wonderful diversion!