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!
Isadora Duncan was considered by many to be the founder of modern dance. It was she who paved the way for Martha Graham’s more serious and technical approach to modern dance. Duncan’s life, as well as her approach to dance, was characterized by the unconventional. She was the first dancer to move away from the strict discipline of ballet and toward a much freer style of movement. Her idea was to connect emotion to movement which was under-scored by her […]