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The Incense / Ruth St. Denis
Early modern dance pioneer
Remembering that man is indeed the microcosm, the universe in miniature, the Divine Dance of the future should be able to convey with its slightest gestures some significance of the universe.
Ruth St. Denis
View a video of this performance at the UW Media Center.
Premiere Date: 1906
Music: Harvey Worthington Loomis
Lighting Design: Michael Wellborn
Set Design: Michael Wellborn
Staging: Lois Rathvon from Labanotation
Costume Realization: Christine Smith
Rehearsal Direction: Lois Rathvon and Hannah C. Wiley
Musicians: Asta Vaicekonis
Dancers: Rebecca Enghauser
Performance Date: February 17, 2001
Performance Location: University of Washington Meany Theater
Ruth St. Denis Works:
Title Staging Premiere Date
Kashmiri Nacht Lois Rathvon from La... 1908
Soaring Lois Rathvon from La... 1920
White Nautch Lois Rathvon from La... circa 1925