‪McCarter History: Ruth St Denis

2335   12 years ago
kblake | 0 subscribers
2335   12 years ago
The first dancer to set foot on the stage of McCarter Theatre (if one doesn't count the Triangle Club kickline) was none other than the great Ruth St. Denis herself, who appeared in a solo evening on March 7, 1930 and returned that same fall with Ted Shawn and the full troupe of the pioneering Denishawn dancers. ...THIS VIDEO: Ruth St Denis, pioneer of modern dance in America, is seen here performing the Indian Noche (1932) one of her most famous pieces. She is in the persona of street dancing girl.
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