Ted Shawn

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United States dancer and choreographer who collaborated with Ruth Saint Denis (1891-1972)


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This experience ultimately led to the making of Honsa's award-winning 1985 documentary The Men Who Danced, the story of Ted Shawn and the first all-male dance company in America.
The concerts were an unqualified hit, and the current festival at the Ted Shawn Theatre, an eclectic mix of dance, continues to be a summertime attraction in the Berkshires.
The Men Who Danced: The Story of Ted Shawn's Male Dancers, 19331940 is a thirty-minute video focusing on the fiftieth anniversary of the found-ing of Ted Shawn and His Men Dancers, a celebration that took place at Jacob's Pillow in 1983.
Responsibility for this lack of awareness can be assigned to Pillow founder Ted Shawn (1891-1972), whose very livelihood depended upon keeping the full story under wraps.
When we look at the roots of what we now refer to as modern dance--the early days--there was Ted Shawn, and yes, there were other men, but there were a whole lot of women.
But wherever one marks the beginning of the stereotype, it was in full force in the 1930's when Shawn founded what was to become a popular touring company called Ted Shawn and His Men Dancers, housed at the site of the present-day dance festival Jacob's Pillow in western Massachusetts.
Denis and Ted Shawn are pictured, as are works by Twyla Tharp, Jawole Willa Jo Zollar, Lucinda Childs, Suzanne Linke, Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker, Ohad Naharin, and more.
Guest artists often joined our classes, as did our teachers Thalia Mara, Arthur Mahoney, and Elizabeth Waters; sometimes Ted Shawn (founder of Jacob's Pillow) himself.
The youngest and last surviving Denishawn dancer, Jane Sherman was a passionate advocate for the artistic legacies of Ted Shawn and Ruth St.
Denis and Ted Shawn among the many pioneers of dance.
The company, made up of high school and college students and professional dancers, gave its first performance in February, with works by Humphrey, Isadora Duncan, Ted Shawn, Donald McKayle, and David Parsons.
Those of us who are sacred dancers appreciate the recognition for this ancient art that often is overlooked and yet has been practiced by Isadora Duncan, Ted Shawn, and Ruth St.
It featured William Trevitt in a towel, straight-facing it through powerful, iconic poses recalling Greek godliness, or at least Ted Shawn.
I would be remiss as a dance educator to omit Hawkins as I speak about the evolution of modern dance alongside Isadora Duncan, Martha Graham, Doris Humphrey, Ted Shawn, Jose Limon, and Merce Cunningham.