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Doris Humphrey, an artist first

an autobiography

by Doris Humphrey

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Published by Princeton Book Co. in Pennington, N.J .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Humphrey, Doris, 1895-1958.,
    • Dancers -- United States -- Biography.,
    • Modern dance -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited and completed by Selma Jeanne Cohen ; introduction by John Martin ; foreword by Charles Humphrey Woodford ; chronology by Christena L. Schlundt.
      ContributionsCohen, Selma Jeanne, 1920-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGV1785.H8 A3 1995
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 305 p. :
      Number of Pages305
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL805338M
      ISBN 100871272016
      LC Control Number95041891

      1 Doris Humphrey, quoted in Ernestine Stodelle, The Dance Technique of Doris Humphrey and its Creative Potential. (Princeton, NJ: Princeton Book Company, ), 3–4. 2 Lesley Main. Directing the Dance Legacy of Doris Humphrey: The Creative Impulse of Reconstruction. (Madison, WI: University of Wisconsin Press, ), 9. 3 Ibid, Author: Shelley Berg.


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Doris Batcheller Humphrey (Octo – Decem ) was an American dancer and choreographer of the early twentieth century. Along with her contemporaries Martha Graham and Katherine Dunham, Humphrey was one of the second generation modern dance pioneers who followed their forerunners – including Isadora Duncan, Ruth St.

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While Martha Graham was a contemporary whose career lasted longer and had a broader influence, Humphrey, an early abstractionist, like George Balanchine, had an equally important role in.

Doris Humphrey was influenced by a variety of people growing up in Illinois. The two most important of those people were her parents.

Her mother, Julia Ellen Wells was a trained concert pianist, who also taught piano for extra income. Her father, Horace Buckingham Humphrey, was a journalist and a one-time hotel manager for vaudeville : Chelsea Bushman. Doris Humphrey, Doris Humphrey Doris Humphrey One of the first modern dance choreographers, American Doris Humphrey () played a large role in determining th Judith Jamison, Jamison, Judith – Dance choreographer, artistic director Since Judith Jamison has been at the helm of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Modern Dance, modern dance, serious theatrical dance.

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The Begi Alvin Ailey Jr, Ailey, Alvin December 1, Born in. Included are the manuscripts of The Art of Making Dances, her unfinished autobiography published as “New Dance” in Dance Perspectives and later as the first part of Selma Jean Cohen's Doris Humphrey: An Artist First, and “Dance Drama,” an essay written for Walter Sorell's The Dance Has Many Faces.

Humphrey, Doris ( – ): A Major Artist of the Modern Dance Leaves a Living Heritage. Dance Magazine (Feb. ): Doris Humphrey Collection, – (Folder Z8), Dance Collection, New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, New York City, New : Barbara Hausler.

- Explore clemens's board "doris humphrey", followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Modern dance, Dory and Dance pins. Her book The Art of Making Dances was written a while before her death in and is still considered one of the most important books of its kind.

It is a choreography manual, full of instructions and advices that comes from Humphrey’s 50 years of experience in the field. It is the first modern book on the art of choreography, a guide for modern dance as well as any other stage creation.

Abstract. Water Study was the first major ensemble work Doris Humphrey choreographed following her departure from Denishawn in and it continues to be staged today, most recently in New York City and Turin, Italy, in 1 The Humphrey-Weidman Company first performed Water Study on 28 October at the Civic Repertory Theater, New York.

Mary F. Watkins, dance critic at the New York Author: Lesley Main. Humphrey, D. and Cohen, S. Doris Humphrey: an artist first - Wesleyan University Press - Middletown, Conn. her technique.

Humphrey passed on to her students an academic approach to dance and!!!!. 10 Marcia B. Siegel, Days on Earth: The Dance of Doris Humphrey. (New Haven: Yale University Press, ), 11 Doris Humphrey and Selma Jeanne Cohen, Doris Humphrey: An Artist First.

(Pennington, N.J.: Princeton Book Co., ), Author: Gina Marie Borden. The Petrified Forest by Sherwood, Robert (Bogart, Humphrey) and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at People with the surname Arts and entertainment. Bobbi Humphrey (born ), American jazz flautist and singer; Doris Humphrey (–), dancer; Earl Humphrey (–), American jazz trombonist, brother of Willie and Percy; Jake Humphrey (born ), television presenter; Maud Humphrey (–), American illustrator; Nene Humphrey (born ), American artist.

Doris Humphrey Humphrey-Weidman company / “fall and recovery” / dance writing () Doris Humphrey had a significant influence on the development of modern dance in the United States.

She began her professional career in as a member of the Denishawn company. Humphrey, Doris/ Pollack, Barbara (Editor)/ Humphrey, Doris (Editor)/ Van Veen, Tjaart Schillhorn (Illustrator) Published by Princeton Book Co Pub () ISBN ISBN A modern dance pioneer One of the big four Did you know.

In when Jose Limon created his company he asked Doris Humphrey to be the artistic director. This partnership continued until she passed away in Did you know. Americas first major dance critic John Martin who was one of her biggest supporters said New Dance is “one of the most exciting pieces in the modern repertoire.

Charles Weidman, in full Charles Edward Weidman, Jr., (born JLincoln, Nebraska, U.S.—died JNew York, New York), major innovator of American modern dance, noted for the abstract, rhythmic pantomime he developed and employed in his comic and satiric works.

Weidman became interested in dance after seeing Ruth St. Denis and Ted Shawn perform, and after studying. extent with regard to style, and examples from the first generation are, for Doris Humphrey, Ernestine Stodelle, member of the Humphrey- Weidman Company between ; for Charles Weidman, Nona Schurman, who performed with Humphrey- Weidman and continued to.

Doris Batcheller Humphrey was born Octoin Oak Park, Illinois. She was the only child of Horace Buckingham Humphrey, a hotel manager, compositor, newspaperman, and photographer, and his wife, Julia, a musician and housekeeper at the theatrical hotel her husband managed.

Humphrey's ancestors included author Ralph Waldo Emerson. At his request, these materials were made exclusively available first to Selma Jeanne Cohen for completion of her bio graphy, “Doris Humphrey: An Artist First” (reviewed on.

Doris Humphrey, an Artist First: An Autobiography, edited and completed by Selma Jeanne Cohen. Heightstown, N.J.: Princeton Book Company, Includes an introduction by John Martin and a foreword by Charles Humphrey Woodford, son of Doris Humphrey.

International Encyclopedia of Dance, 6 vols., edited by Selma Jeanne Cohen and others. New. period, alongside the Doris Humphrey-Selma Jeanne Cohen An Artist First, Humphrey's The Art of Making Dances, and Ernestine Stodelle's The Dance Technique of Doris Humphrey.

The aims, the impetus, and the possibilities for the dancers of. [PDF Download] Dance Technique of Doris Humphrey and Its Creative Potential [Download] Online.

In the Denishawn Company, Weidman worked with other young American dance artists who were beginning to explore their own kinds of movement and choreography, including Martha Graham and Doris Humphrey. In Weidman and Humphrey left the Denishawn Company to form their own school in New York. A year later they presented their first concert.

Descripción: Princeton Book Company Publishers. Paperback. Condición: Good. A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. Doris Humphrey: an artist first: An autobiography, Doris Humphrey.

Publicado por Wesleyan University Press. ISBN ISBN. Doris Humphrey an artist first, an autobiography: Doris Humphrey, the collected works.

Kunst, Tänze zu machen zur Choreographie des Modernen Tanzes: Lysistrata. Muyong anmubeop: New dance: Omanut ʻaśiyat ha-maḥolot: Shakers: Sosaku dansu no giho. Taniec jako ekspresja doświadczeń amerykańskiego społeczeństwa I połowy XX wieku.Doris Humphrey: An Artist First.

Middletown, CT: Wesleyan University Press, Dance Research Journal 28/2, fall pp Eight papers presented in connection with the Doris Humphrey Centennial Celebration in New York, Humphrey, Doris.

The Art of Making Dances. New York: Grove Press, Humphrey, Doris.Jose Limon acquires his bases for dance technique from Doris Humphrey. Her companion Charles Weidman teaches him pantomime and expression. He faithfully develops and complements all dancing principles from Humphrey, to which he adds the characteristics of .