All posts tagged: contemporary dance

La Palucca

You have to be a seriously grande dame to be known simply as ‘La Palucca’. Dance in the 1920s in Europe underwent something of a revolution. With bauhaus emerging, the idea of breaking from the convention was ready to take flight. Gret Palucca felt constricted […]

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Martha Graham

Back to my heroines of contemporary dance – this time we’re not talking meak flower on the wall of dance history, but tackling the uber influential Martha Graham – we are talking THE mother of modern dance. She believed in the deep meaning of movement […]

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