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Dance / Drama: Dance Contemporary

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History of Modern Dance

In this program, such dance historians, modern dance instructors, and choreographers as Judith Lynne Hanna, Michelle Burkhart, Paul Emerson, Nancy Reynolds, and Dana Tai Soon Burgess trace the evolution of modern dance and postmodern dance. They discuss the influence of early modern dance pioneers, the experimentation in ballet, the foundations of modern dance, the second generation of modern dance, new directions for modern dance, and the growth of modern dance education. The featured experts also and consider the challenges facing contemporary modern dance.

Duration: 4:15

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