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Soaring / Doris Humphrey
American dancer, choreographer, educator, and company director
There is only one thing to dance about: the meaning of one’s personal experiences
Doris Humphrey
View a video of this performance at the UW Media Center.
Premiere Date: 1920
Music: Robert Schumann, Aufschwung
Lighting Design: Michael Wellborn
Staging: Lois Rathvon from Labanotation
Rehearsal Direction: Lois Rathvon and Hannah C. Wiley
Musicians: Michael Cava
Dancers: Ursula Miller with Victoria Anderson, Dorienne Gantar, Kara O’Toole, Leslie Partridge
Performance Date: January 30, 1999
Performance Location: Meany Theater, University of Washington
Doris Humphrey Works:
Title Staging Premiere Date
Air for the G String Lois Rathvon from La... 1928
Invention Jonathan Riedel 1949
The Shakers––Dance o... Karena Birk 1930
Two Ecstatic Themes Lois Rathvon from La... 1931
Water Study Lois Rathvon from La... 1928