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Via Lois Greenfield Photography : Dance Photography : Carmen De Lavallade

Blackbeauty, Carmen de Lavallade - iconic dancer, choreographer, professor and stage and film actress - at

Katherine Dunham(Photo: Anonymous)

Cumbe celebrates Women’s History month with Pearl Primus! Primus was a dancer, choreographer and anthropologist. Primus played an important role in the presentation of African dance to American audiences. She can be attributed to why studios like.

Janet Collins. First Black PrimaBallerina Janet Collins (March 7, 1917 in New Orleans, Louisiana – May 28, 2003 in Fort Worth, Texas) was a ballet dancer, choreographer, and teacher. She performed on Broadway, in films, and appeared frequently on television. After moving to Los Angeles at the age of 4, Collins, received her first dance training at a Catholic community center. Collins studied primarily with Carmelita Maracci, Lester Horton, and Adolph Bolm, who were a few ballet teachers...

Janet Collins, one of the few classically trained Black dancers of her generation. In at age she auditioned with success for the prestigious Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo, but because she was.

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Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater: My favorite dance company of all time!

She has nothing to think about except reaching for the heavens! Miss that freeing feeling!

Silhouette Ballet dancing is known for its grace and elegance, as ballerinas seem to glide across the stage almost effortlessly.

Alvin Ailey piece set to African spirituals & blues recounting the history of slavery to Freedom.

Hip Hop in Motion

Today post, a collection of incredible dancers portrait photographs by Alexander Yakovlev. His flour photography shots are awesome, but that is far from

"Swallows" (1930s) by photographer Vladimir Tolman. via art & vintage on flickr

vintage photo of dancers by Vladimir Tolman 1930 / women's athletic body / jump / strenght / balance / dance


Art, Ballet, Soloing, Dancing, Glitter, Art Background, Dance, Kunst, Dance Ballet

Janet Collins, Juba, 1952

The time to tell Janet Collins' story is NOW.

Love this!

and this position

Gregory Hines ~ This guy. Is so awesome. One of the BEST tap dancers ever!!

Gregory Hines - What a smile! Birth Name: Gregory Oliver Hines. Born: 14 February 1946 Died: 9 August One of the greatest tap dancers ever. Bet you are still tap dancing for the angels.

© Richard Calmes, www.richardcalmes.com #PoleDanceSilhouette

Richard Calmes {Part Silhouette Dancers

Photo by @ayakovlevcom Congratulatins for this outstanding image #favselect

Photo by Congratulatins for this outstanding image

beautiful movement, wow

National Ballet of Canada's Heather Ogden, photographed by Aleksandar Antonijevic.

ARTHUR MITCHELL challenged the idea that black bodies were not suited to classical ballet.  He danced with George Balanchine's New York City Ballet in the 1950's and 1960's, the first Black dancer to become a leading dancer with a Ballet Company.

In 1955 Arthur Mitchell became the first African American dancer with the New York City Ballet. Founder of Dance theater of Harlem.