Ruth St. Denis News

Also Credited As: Ruth Dennis
 
Date Of Birth:
January 20, 1878
Date Of Death:
July 21, 1968 (90)
Birth Place:
Newark, NJ, USA
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Date of Birth: January 20, 1878
Date of Death: July 21, 1968 (90)

Birth Place: Newark, NJ, USA
Dancer/Choreographer Deborah Zall Passes AwayDancer/Choreographer Deborah Zall Passes Away
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2018

Dancer/choreographer Deborah Zall, a well known dramatic dancer and choreographer trained at the Martha Graham School passed away of pneumonia on December 11th in New York City. (more...)

Theater Resources Unlimited Announces Next Writer-Producer Speed DateTheater Resources Unlimited Announces Next Writer-Producer Speed Date
by BWW News Desk - Jul 3, 2018

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) announces a one-on-one networking event with commercial and indie producers, Writer-Producer Speed Date onJuly 15, 2018 with coaching sessions at 4:30pm and 5:30pm at Studios 353,353 W 48th St, NYC. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2018

Sokolow Theatre/Dance Ensemble presents MODERN  REBELS A program of dances by Talley Beatty, Jane Dudley, Isadora Duncan, Doris Humphrey, Anna Sokolow, Ruth St. Denis and contemporary dances by Ray Ballard, Stanley Love, Jaime Blanc (more...)

Sokolow Theatre/Dance Ensemble Presents MODERN REBELSSokolow Theatre/Dance Ensemble Presents MODERN REBELS
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2018

Sokolow Theatre/Dance Ensemble presents MODERN  REBELS (more...)


by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2018

Sokolow Theatre/Dance Ensemble presents MODERN  REBELS A program of dances by Talley Beatty, Jane Dudley, Isadora Duncan, Doris Humphrey, Anna Sokolow, Ruth St. Denis and contemporary dances by Ray Ballard, Stanley Love, Jaime Blanc (more...)

Jacob's Pillow To Exhibit Never-Before-Seen Dance CostumesJacob's Pillow To Exhibit Never-Before-Seen Dance Costumes
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2018

Dance We Must: Treasures from Jacob's Pillow, 1906-1940 explores the contributions of Jacob's Pillow founder Ted Shawn and the iconic Ruth St. Denis to American modern dance. Gathering over 350 materials, including more than 30 costumes and accessories, over 200 photographs, five original antique costume trunks, and a dozen original artworks from both the Jacob's Pillow Archives and Williams College Special Collections, the exhibition contextualizes the pioneering work of Shawn and St. Denis within the scope of American art history through artifacts that have never been seen before. Dance We Must will be on view at Williams College Museum of Art (WCMA) from June 29 through November 11, 2018. The opening celebration will take place on July 2, featuring performances by Adam H. Weinert and Williams College Artist-in-Residence in Dance Erica Dankmeyer. (more...)

The Sokolow Theater/Dance Ensemble Presents MODERN REBELSThe Sokolow Theater/Dance Ensemble Presents MODERN REBELS
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2018

The Sokolow Theater/Dance Ensemble is proud to present Modern Rebels, a collection of rarely seen dances ranging from the groundbreaking works of modern dance pioneers Isadora Duncan, Doris Humphrey, Ruth St. Denis, Anna Sokolow, Talley Beatty, and Jane Dudley, to contemporary artists whose artistic lineage is a direct continuation of modern dance tradition.   Two performances, May 29 & 30, at The Tank, 312 West 36th Street.   (more...)

Ocean Grove Resident Michael Trusnovec To Perform With Paul Taylor Dance CompanyOcean Grove Resident Michael Trusnovec To Perform With Paul Taylor Dance Company
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2018

Axelrod Performing Arts Center proudly presents the full company of 18 dancers of the Paul Taylor Dance Company (PTDC) to its stage on Saturday, April 14 at 8:00 p.m (more...)

Paul Taylor American Dance Company Comes to Axelrod Performing Arts CenterPaul Taylor American Dance Company Comes to Axelrod Performing Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2018

Paul Taylor American Dance Company comes to Axelrod Performing Arts Center for one night only on Saturday, April 14 at 8:00 p.m. (more...)

PORTRAITS OF THE WORLD: SWITZERLAND Set for Smithsonian's National Portrait GalleryPORTRAITS OF THE WORLD: SWITZERLAND Set for Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2017

'Portraits of the World: Switzerland' is the inaugural exhibition in a series that will highlight the global context of American Portraiture. (more...)

PORTRAITS OF THE WORLD: SWITZERLAND Set for Smithsonian's National Portrait GalleryPORTRAITS OF THE WORLD: SWITZERLAND Set for Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2017

'Portraits of the World: Switzerland' is the inaugural exhibition in a series that will highlight the global context of American Portraiture. (more...)

Dance Currents, Inc. to Present 100 YEARS OF MODERN DANCE/THE TEST OF TIMEDance Currents, Inc. to Present 100 YEARS OF MODERN DANCE/THE TEST OF TIME
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2017

'100 Years of Modern Dance/The Test of Time,' a dance concert presented by Dance Currents Inc., is presenting nine pieces by historic modern choreographers and a panel discussing how Modern Dance withstands the test of time. (more...)

Boston Dance Alliance presents ONE HUNDRED YEARS OF MODERN DANCEBoston Dance Alliance presents ONE HUNDRED YEARS OF MODERN DANCE
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2017

Enjoy the experience of traveling back in time to 1903, Isadora Duncan's Narcissus 1906, Ruth St. Denis' Incense , 1920, Ted Shawn's, Mazurka and Tango , 1964, Charles Weidman's Three Brahms Waltzes and 1981 Anna Sokolow's The Pond in the Cage . Break into the harsh realities of modern life with Dance Currents interpretations and adaptations of Donald McKayle's Rainbow Etude (1996), David Parsons Parsons Etude (1999), Carla Maxwell's L m n Etude (2001-2) and Robert Battle's Battle Etude (2003). (more...)

Dance Currents, Inc. to Present 100 YEARS OF MODERN DANCE/THE TEST OF TIMEDance Currents, Inc. to Present 100 YEARS OF MODERN DANCE/THE TEST OF TIME
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2017

'100 Years of Modern Dance/The Test of Time,' a dance concert presented by Dance Currents Inc., is presenting nine pieces by historic modern choreographers and a panel discussing how Modern Dance withstands the test of time. (more...)

Dance Currents Inc. Presents 'One Hundred Years of Modern Dance/A Test of Time'Dance Currents Inc. Presents 'One Hundred Years of Modern Dance/A Test of Time'
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2017

Dance Currents Inc. is presenting a concert of nine Modern dances by famous choreographers as well as a panel following the performance discussing how Modern dance does or does not withstand the test of time. (more...)

Paul Taylor Selects Choreographer Bryan Arias For Taylor Company CommissionPaul Taylor Selects Choreographer Bryan Arias For Taylor Company Commission
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2017

Paul Taylor has selected Bryan Arias to create a dance on the Paul Taylor Dance Company as part of the “Taylor Company Commissions” program of Paul Taylor American Modern Dance (PTAMD). (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2017

Trisha Brown Dance Company (TBDC) performs at Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival in the Ted Shawn Theatre, August 16-20, representing the work of one of the seminal choreographers of the 20th century. Since Brown's passing this past March, witnessing TBDC in an evening-length program is an increasingly rare experience. Echoing Brown's choreographic innovation, timeless aesthetic, and 1960s postmodern approach to dance making, TBDC will perform a version of Opal Loop (1980) prepared especially for Jacob's Pillow, featuring former dancers of the company and an original cast member. Acknowledging Brown's more recent choreography, TBDC will also perform Groove and Countermove (2000) and L'Amour au théâtre (2009). As the company ventures into a new era, viewing Brown's work in a proscenium venue “feel[s] increasingly essential” (The New Yorker). (more...)

Paul Taylor Dance Commissions Work from Doug Varone
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2017

Paul Taylor has selected Doug Varone to create a dance on the Paul Taylor Dance Company as part of the 'Taylor Company Commissions' program of Paul Taylor American Modern Dance (PTAMD). (more...)

AteNine and Ballet Hispanico Come to Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2017

Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival presents AteNine in the Doris Duke Theatre, July 26-30. AteNine, formerly Ate9dANCEcOMPANY, is led by Artistic Director and choreographer Danielle Agami, named “choreography's It girl” by the LA Times. A former dancer and rehearsal director of the world-renowned Batsheva Dance Company, Agami draws from her background in Gaga movement practice to create bold, innovative work. The program will include two works: Exhibit b and excerpts from vickie. AteNine dancers move with an intense clarity praised as “odd, fleeting, and gorgeous, it left you wanting much, much more” (Janet Smith, The Georgia Straight). (more...)

Paul Taylor Dance Company and the U.S. Debut of Roy Assaf Dance at Jacob's Pillow
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2017

Based in Israel, Roy Assaf Dance makes its U.S. debut with a program of clever and heartfelt works in the Doris Duke Theatre July 12-16. A rising choreographic star, Assaf has been commissioned by companies across the globe including Batsheva Dance Company, The Royal Swedish Ballet, National Dance Company Wales, and LA Dance Project. The program opens with Assaf's embracing duet Six Years Later which is praised for its "beauty, nuances, and intricate, astute movements" (Ora Brafman, Jerusalem Post), and closes with his powerful all-male trio The Hill, inspired by veterans' experiences and based on the Hebrew song "Givat Hatachmoshet". (more...)

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