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Dance Famous People

Subjects : performing-arts, dance
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1. Choreographed 'Revelations'






2. Choreographs Snowflakes Act I of the Nutracker & Swan Lake






3. Choreographed Dying Swan 1905 for Anna Povlova






4. Father of Russian ballet






5. Considered the greatest male dancer of the romantic era






6. First lady of modern dance






7. Known for her 'Pagan' style of dance






8. Starred in Prince of Whales






9. Named the mother of modern dance






10. Choreographed Giselle but not given credit






11. La Spectre de la Rose






12. Designed costumes and set of Afternoon of a Faune






13. Modern dance company that started in 1971






14. Teaches people can do whatever they want choreographically as long as you explain your proces






15. AVANT GARDE -CHOREOGRAPHED AUREOLE






16. Opened a Wigman school in NYC in 1931 - brought German dance to U.S. but Americanized her technique.






17. EVERYDAY DANCE MOVES INSPIRED FROM REAL LIFE






18. Directed the Paris Opera until he died from AIDS 1993






19. REBELLED AGAINST IDEA THAT DANCE HAD TO HAVE MEANING






20. Noted for his use of African elements






21. First black man (hired by Balanchine to perform at NYCB) to break race barrier






22. Director of St. Petersburg Ballet School in 1738






23. Petrouchka






24. African astheic choreography






25. Points in Space -Composer: John Cage(partner) -Taught by Martha Graham






26. Choreographed Deeply There in 1988 in response to the AIDS epidemic






27. First female ballet choreographer of the 20th century






28. He was a 'quadruple threat' he created the choreography - the lighting - the costumes and the music all himself -Tensile Involvement






29. Listed as choreographer of Giselle because He was widely respected






30. Choregraphed (the sleeping beauty and nutcracker - swan lake)






31. 1st principal dancer with Royal Ballet






32. 1st Albrecht






33. Leading dancer/choreographer for Ballet Russe






34. Turned profits by slashing salaries of ballerinas so jockey club friends could have them as mistresses






35. Developed new ways to use light and movement in her choreography






36. D Man in the Water






37. Choreographed Parade & Three-Cornered Hat






38. His theory of 'decentrailization' involved inhibiting the dancer with abstract props and costumes so that the dancer could discover themselves.






39. Dancing couple that portrayed the American Depression Modern Style






40. In love with Carlotta Grisi






41. Horeography didn't necessarily go with music - simply occupied at the same place and time -






42. Acts of Light






43. Professional tennis player Who was known for using ballet skills on the court






44. Becomes chief ballet master after Petipa






45. Performed Monkshood Farewell






46. Movement in hips






47. Defected from Russia and asked for political asylum in Paris






48. PRINCIPLE OF FALL AND RECOVERY - KINETIC PANTOMIME






49. United States nurse who campaigned for birth control and planned parenthood






50. Shortened skirt to show off pointe work - starred in La Sylphide