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The Dances of Ted Shawn / 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.
Lighting Design: Michael Wellborn
Costume Realization: Christine Smith
Rehearsal Direction: Hannah C. Wiley
Dance 1: Olympiad: A Suite of Sports Dances
Dancers: Rip Parker, Christian Cederlund, Steven Edwards, Héctor Véga, Christian Cederlund, Stanley Perryman, Tommy Bergerson
Music: Jess Meeker
Musician: Michael Cava
Premiere Date: 1938
Performance Date: February 1994
Performance Location: Meany Theater, University of Washington
Dance 2: Olympiad (original footage)
Music: Jess Meeker
Premiere Date: 1938
Dance 3: Mevlevi Dervish
Dancers: Leslie Partridge
Music: Anis Fuleihan
Musician: Paul Moore, Mark Oesterle
Premiere Date: 1929, Carnegie Hall, New York City
Performance Date: February 1998
Performance Location: Meany Theater, University of Washington
Dance 4: Mevlevi Dervish (original footage)
Music: Anis Fuleihan
Premiere Date: 1929, Carnegie Hall, New York City
Dance 5: Gnossienne (original footage)
Dancers: Barton Mumaw
Premiere Date: 1919
Ted Shawn Works:
Title Staging Premiere Date
Mevlevi Dervish Hannah C. Wiley 1929, Carnegie Hall,...
Olympiad: A Suite of... Norman Walker 1938
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