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Olympiad: A Suite of Sports Dances / Ted Shawn
American pioneer of modern dance, choreographer, educator, promoter and impresario
I believe that dance communicates man's deepest, highest and most truly spiritual thoughts and emotions far better than words, spoken or written.
Premiere Date: 1938
Music: Jess Meeker
Costume Design: George Horn
Lighting Design: Michael Wellborn
Staging: Norman Walker
Costume Realization: Christine Smith
Rehearsal Direction: Hannah C. Wiley
Musicians: Michael Cava
Dance 1: The Banner Bearer
Dancers: Rip Parker
Dance 2: The Cheer Leaders
Dancers: Christian Cederlund, Steven Edwards, Héctor Véga
Dance 3: Decathlon
Dancers: Christian Cederlund
Dance 4: Fencing
Dancers: Rip Parker, Stanley Perryman
Dance 5: Boxing
Dancers: Héctor Véga
Dance 6: Basketball
Dancers: Christian Cederlund, Steven Edwards, Tommy Bergerson, Rip Parker, Stanley Perryman
Performance Date: February 1994
Performance Location: Meany Theater, University of Washington
Ted Shawn Works:
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Mevlevi Dervish Hannah C. Wiley 1929, Carnegie Hall,...
The Dances of Ted Sh...