The seamed pantyhose give it that authentic Filipino cultural touch.
It's not much of a dance, but Trisha Brown
could certainly have had a career as a sign-language interpreter in South Africa.
Oh, yes, recipient of MacArthur "genius grant."
If you can watch all ten minutes of this without feeling the urge to quit or fast-forward, you are made of tougher stuff than I.
of the "artist."
One only hopes that the current ill will towards Russia does not prevent the 2014 tour of The Big Ballet.
The Ginger Rogers of Nazi Germany.
More on Marika Rokk here
Melinda Ring is trying to raise $13,000 on KickStarter so that she can stage her dance project, Forgetful Snow
It's one of those things where it's kinda hard to tell if it's real or satire. But my gut instinct tells me it's for real. Of course, I have no knowledge of contemporary dance, so a more discerning viewer might instantly recognize this as a masterpiece.
The video is safe for work, despite the video thumbnail showing a hint of skin.
Unfair career advantage: he had to buy only half the number of tap shoes of other dancers.
From The Fort Wayne Sentinel - Jan 24, 1914:
New York, Jan 24 — Because she didn't like the tango, Mrs. Stuyvesant Fish hired its most noted exponents, the Castles, to invent a denaturized form of this dance. She calls it the "Innovation." The dancers take position 12 inches away from each other, look into each other's eyes, but never touch each other during the dance. Her guests on whom it was sprung were NOT madly crazy about it.
I found a picture on wikipedia of Vernon and Irene Castle
demonstrating what appears to be this No Touch Tango developed by them at Mrs. Fish's request: