Mary Wigman In Witch Dance

Mary Wigman, a German dancer and choreographer, is considered one of the pioneers of modern dance. One of the most notable dancers in Europe’s history, Wigman was known also for movement training and dance therapy. Wigman danced in bare feet either without music or to music with non-Western influence. Accompaniment might include bells, drums, cymbals, or fifes. Tribal masks were often used in her choreography as well. Wigman’s frightening facial expressions and unpredictable, unnatural movements are much of what define […]

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