March 28, 2015

Amazing Vintage Photos of Loie Fuller Dancing from the Late 19th Century

Loie Fuller (1862 – 1928) was a pioneer of both modern dance and theatrical lighting techniques. She began her theatrical career as a professional child actress and later choreographed and performed dances in burlesque (as a skirt dancer), vaudeville, and circus shows. An early free dance practitioner, Fuller developed her own natural movement and improvisation techniques. Fuller combined her choreography with silk costumes illuminated by multi-coloured lighting of her own design.


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