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 Hanya Holm - Definition, explanation
Hanya Holm (1893 – 1992) dancer, choreographer and teacher Holm was one of the pioneers of modern dance.
A student of Mary Wigman and instructor at the Wigman School in Dresden Holm founded the New York Wigman School of Dance in 1931 (which became the Hanya Holm Studio in 1936) introducing Wigman technique, Laban's theories of spacial dynamics and later her own dance techniques to American modern dance.
Holm's dance work Metropolitan Daily was the first modern dance composition to be televised on NBC and her labanotation score for Kiss Me, Kate (1948), was the first choreography to be copyrighted in the United States.
www.calsky.com /lexikon/en/txt/h/ha/hanya_holm.php   (162 words)

  
 Hanya Holm Summary
Hanya Holm (born Johanna Eckert; 1893-1992) successfully moved from Germany to America, from modern dance to the Broadway musical in a unique rise to prominence.
Hanya Holm was born Johanna Eckert on March 3, 1893, in Worms, a small town near Frankfurt am Main in Germany.
Holm was one of the pioneers of modern dance.
www.bookrags.com /Hanya_Holm   (1195 words)

  
 Hanya Holm - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Holm, Hanya, professional name of Johanna Eckert (1893-1992), German American choreographer and teacher, known for her integration of dance and...
Holm, Eleanor (1913-2004), American swimmer, who won a gold medal in the 100-meter backstroke event at the 1932 Olympic Games in Los Angeles.
Hanya Holm (3 March 1893, Worms, Germany – 3 November 1992, New York City) was the professional name of Johanna Eckert, dancer, choreographer, and teacher.
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 Dance Books Ltd: Dancing with principle, Hanya Holm in Colorado, 1941 - 1983.
Dancing with principle, Hanya Holm in Colorado, 1941 - 1983.
In 1941, Hanyha Holm, the German-American dancer and educator who would later become a celebrated Broadway choreographer, created a sanctuary for dance in the shadow of the Rocky Mountains at Colorado College.
This is the story of her work during an amazing forty-three years, during which her School of Dance educated many thousands on both sides of the footlights in the art of modern dance.
www.dancebooks.co.uk /titles/1498.asp   (114 words)

  
 UW Press - : Liebe Hanya: Mary Wigman's Letters to Hanya Holm, Compiled and edited by Claudia Gitelman
Her disciple Hanya Holm took Wigman's aesthetic philosophy to the United States in 1931, effectively adapting it to the American temperament, and ultimately became a celebrated choreographer of Broadway musicals such as Kiss Me, Kate and My Fair Lady.
A dancer and choreographer trained in the Wigman/Holm tradition, she appeared on Broadway and the concert stage and taught with the Nikolais/Louis Dance Theatre Lab in New York City.
She is the author of Dancing with Principle: Hanya Holm in Colorado, 1941–1983.
www.wisc.edu /wisconsinpress/books/2261.htm   (376 words)

  
 Hanya Holm Biography (1893–1992) (originally Johanna Kuntzenée Eckert) Online Encyclopedia Article About Hanya Holm ...
Hanya Holm Biography (1893–1992) (originally Johanna Kuntzenée Eckert) Online Encyclopedia Article About Hanya Holm Biography (1893–1992) (originally Johanna Kuntzenée Eckert)
Hanya Holm Biography (1893–1992) (originally Johanna Kuntzenée Eckert)
She is best known for her choreography for Broadway musicals such as Kiss Me Kate (1948) and My Fair Lady (1956).
encyclopedia.jrank.org /Cambridge/entries/049/Hanya-Holm.html   (165 words)

  
 Bennington College
She slogged through it for hours, frame by frame, in order to identify thirteen minutes of precious footage of modern dance pioneers.
Included are fleeting moments of Doris Humphrey, Martha Graham, Hanya Holm, Charles Weidman, Erick Hawkins, John Martin, and Ted Shawn, hanging out on the Bennington campus.
Jose Limon, so young that he looks unsure of himself, is already using his shoulders with the deep axial twist that gave him such emotional sensitivity later on.
www.bennington.edu /front_dance.asp   (443 words)

  
 Liebe Hanya, Mary Wigman’s Letters to Hanya Holm -- Review
Wigman’s Letters to Hanya reveal so much of the personalities of the two women, their drive for artistic stature, their business acumen, their tenderness and toughness, their faithful, caring friendship.
The letters span a time in which the world saw the growing foment of World War II, the devastation of Germany, the post-war schism of ideologies, the gradual healing.
(What we see of Hanya in them is through Wigman’s eyes.) We see Wigman striving endlessly to create works, to rebuild a school, to keep health and dignity under desperate conditions.
bearnstowjournal.org /letterstohanya-rev.htm   (314 words)

  
  The Dance Heritage Coalition : Publications : Learning Applications to Document Dance
One of the legendary pioneers of American modern dance in the 1930s, Hanya Holm (1893-1992) was born in Germany and studied at the Dalcroze Institute in Hellerau.
In 1931 Holm settled in New York to direct the Wigman Institute founded at the behest of Sol Hurok; in 1936, in response to rising antifascist sentiment, it was renamed the Hanya Holm School of Dance.
Holm's teaching emphasized space, and in choreographing—even for Broadway—she made regular use of improvisation.
www.danceheritage.org /publications/treas_blurbs05.html   (1920 words)

  
  Hanya Holm - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Holm, Hanya, professional name of Johanna Eckert (1893-1992), German American choreographer and teacher, known for her integration of dance and...
Holm, Eleanor (1913-2004), American swimmer, who won a gold medal in the 100-meter backstroke event at the 1932 Olympic Games in Los Angeles.
In 1912 Sjöström was contracted to work for Svenska Biografteatern, a Swedish film company, where he acted in and directed a large number of motion...
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 ipedia.com: Hanya Holm Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Hanya Holm dancer, choreographer and teacher Holm was one of the pioneers of modern dance.
Hanya Holm (1893 – 1992) dancer, choreographer and teacher Holm was one of the pioneers of modern dance.
Holm's dance work Metropolitan Daily was the first modern dance composition to be televised on NBC and her labanotation score for Kiss Me, Kate (1948), was the first choreography to be copyrighted in the United States.
www.ipedia.com /hanya_holm.html   (204 words)

  
 Trend (Choreographic work : Holm
Hanya Holm - dancer, teacher, choreographer - is recognized as one of the four early pioneers of modern dance in the United States, as well as one of the 20th century's most sought-after choreographers of musical theater.
Holm enrolled and was affiliated with the Wigman Central Institute from 1921-1931, becoming assistant instructor in 1922, receiving her diploma in 1923, becoming chief instructor in 1924 and Director in 1929.
Holm's and Wigman's mutual devotion is further demonstrated in letters from colleagues regarding the celebrations Holm organized in honor of Wigman's 70th, 75th and 80th birthdays.
www.nypl.org /research/manuscripts/dance/danholmpapers.xml   (3180 words)

  
 In the shadow of the Reich: modern dance in Hitler's Germany.(Dance
Liebe Hanya ("Dear Hanya") chronicles the relationship between the radical German dance pioneer Mary Wigman (1886-1973) and her disciple Hanya Holm (1893-1992) over a fifty-year period.
Holm, once a teaching assistant at Wigman's school in Dresden, became the harbinger of German expressionism in New York by directing the Wigman outpost there.
In her letters to Holm, not one word is uttered about the destruction of the Jews at the hands of the Nazis.
www.encyclopedia.com /doc/1G1-119951385.html   (1433 words)

  
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Hanya Holm came to the United States in 1931 from her native Germany to establish a branch school for Mary Wigman, the great German modern dance pioneer.
Holm won a place beside Martha Graham, Doris Humphrey and Charles Wiedman as one of the "Big Four" founders of American modern dance.
Hanya Holm was a recipient of all three national dance awards, the Capezio Award, the Dance Magazine Award and the American Dance Festival Scripps Award.
www.angelfire.com /fl2/contracheck/H.Holm.html   (193 words)

  
 ArtsAlive.ca - Dance : Meet the Artists
Hanya Holm, whose birth name was Johanna Eckert, was an influential German-born choreographer.
Unlike her contemporaries in the United States, Holm did not develop a technique that became identified with her name.
Holm had her own company from 1936 until 1944.
www.artsalive.ca /en/dan/meet/bios/artistDetail.asp?artistID=170   (235 words)

  
 Hanya Holm   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Hanya Holm (1893 –; 1992) dancer, choreographer andteacher Holm was one of the pioneers of modern dance.
A student of Mary Wigman and instructor at the Wigman School in Dresden Holm founded the New York Wigman School of Dance in 1931 (which became the Hanya Holm Studio in 1936) introducing Wigman technique, Laban's theories of spacial dynamics and later her own dance techniques toAmerican modern dance.
Holm's dance work Metropolitan Daily was the first modern dancecomposition to be televised on NBC and her labanotation score for Kiss Me,Kate (1948), was the first choreography to be copyrighted in the United States.
www.therfcc.org /hanya-holm-131276.html   (144 words)

  
 In the shadow of the Reich: modern dance in Hitler's Germany Dance Magazine - Find Articles   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Liebe Hanya ("Dear Hanya") chronicles the relationship between the radical German dance pioneer Mary Wigman (1886-1973) and her disciple Hanya Holm (1893-1992) over a fifty-year period.
Holm, once a teaching assistant at Wigman's school in Dresden, became the harbinger of German expressionism in New York by directing the Wigman outpost there.
In her letters to Holm, not one word is uttered about the destruction of the Jews at the hands of the Nazis.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m1083/is_8_78/ai_n6142337   (844 words)

  
 Wylliams/Henry Danse Theatre Spring Concert 13, 14 May 2005
Holm is considered one of the "Big Four" founders of American modern dance along with Martha Graham, Doris Humphrey and Charles Wiedman.
In Her native Germany Hanya Holm as a student of and an instructor for Mary Wigman at the Wigman School in Dresden.
Holm's 1948 Labanotation score for Kiss Me, Kate, was the first copyrighted choreography in the United States.
www.kcdance.com /Dancing/whdt_May05.asp?idkey=   (703 words)

  
 Caroline Locke Wegelin bio, March 1993   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
She toured with the Hanya Holm Dance Group; she founded a touring company with Elizabeth Waters; she taught dance at North Carolina College for Negroes, Goucher College, Smith College, and in many other venues, and for a year served as Acting Director of Dance in Theatre at Smith; she married and raised a family.
Caroline first took classes with Holm; later she danced in her group and went on several tours with her, giving dance demonstrations and performing dances in college gymnasiums and theatres.
Hanya saw this, and composed a duet for them to perform as part of a larger dance.
wegelin.ucdavis.edu /CarolineLocke/2003-10-05-WegelinCaroline-biography-1999-03-02.htm   (3807 words)

  
 Amazon.co.uk: Dancing with Principle: Hanya Holm in Colorado, 1941-1983: Books: Claudia Gitelman   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
In 1941, Hanya Holm, a German-American dancer and educator who would later become a celebrated Broadway choreographer, created a sanctuary for dance in the shadow of the Rocky Mountains at Colorado College.
The Hanya Holm/Colorado College Summer School of the Dance in Colorado Springs educated many thousands on both sides of the footlights in the art of modern dance.
With exhortations to understand what they were doing and stick with their principles, Holm helped thousands of students with their craft.
www.amazon.co.uk /Dancing-Principle-Hanya-Colorado-1941-1983/dp/0870816446   (463 words)

  
 Hanya Holm
Hanya Holm (1893 – 1992) was the professional name of Johanna Eckert, dancer, choreographer and teacher.
Hanya dengan mendaftar dan anda akan memperoleh duit.
Saya mulai membuat BEMO sejak saya kecil, hanya diedarkan di keluarga saya.
www.omniknow.com /common/wiki.php?in=en&term=Hanya_Holm   (856 words)

  
 Franklin & Marshall Magazine
In Holm's studio, in particular, he learned an analytical way of approaching movement.
Holm would discuss exactly how the quadriceps were used, or why the underside of the leg was important in lifting it.
After dancing with Holm, Tetley was invited to be in Graham's company and she created works specifically for him.
magazine.fandm.edu /autumn00/au00_story2.html   (1448 words)

  
 University Press of Colorado
In 1941, Hanya Holm, a German-American dancer and educator who would later become a celebrated Broadway choreographer, created a sanctuary for dance in the shadow of the Rocky Mountains at Colorado College.
The Hanya Holm/Colorado College Summer School of the Dance in Colorado Springs educated many thousands on both sides of the footlights in the art of modern dance.
Fascinated by her own work with Hanya Holm in Colorado, both as a student and as one of Holm’s assistants, Gitelman examined archives held by the Holm family and interviewed more than fifty of Holm’s students, associates, and observers of the program.
www.upcolorado.com /bookdetail.asp?isbn=978-0-87081-651-2   (208 words)

  
 Dance Channel TV- Modern  Channel
Hanya Holm - A student of Mary Wigman and instructor at the Wigman School in Dresden Holm founded the New York Wigman School of Dance in 1931 (which became the Hanya Holm Studio in 1936) introducing Wigman technique, Laban's theories of spatial dynamics and later her own dance techniques to American modern dance.
Holm's dance work Metropolitan Daily was the first modern dance composition to be televised on NBC and her labanotation score for Kiss Me, Kate (1948), was the first choreography to be copyrighted in the United States.
Alwin Nikolais - a student of Hanya Holm, not only pre-empted postmodern dance but also dance technology (as did Loie Fuller) before Judson Dance Theater in the 1960s.
www.dancechanneltv.com /video/modern/modern.htm   (2028 words)

  
 Rutgers University: Douglass College Home Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
In writing about choreographers Alwin Nikolais, Hanya Holm, and Mary Wigman, Professor Emerita Claudia Gitelman grounds her research in historical, political, and moral contexts.
Her Dancing with Principle: Hanya Holm in Colorado, 1941-1983 was published in 2001.
Liebe Hanya: Mary Wigman’s Letters to Hanya Holm is due in fall 2003.
www.douglass.rutgers.edu /academics/programs/scholars_seminars_sp04.asp   (564 words)

  
 Hanya Holm Dance Reconstruction   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Hanya Holm's setting of Gustav Mahler's Kindertotenlieder (Songs on the Death of Children)
A recording of Kathleen Ferrier and the Vienna Philharmonic, Bruno Walter conducting, was used for rehearsing.
Two sections of Holm's dance, a solo she created for
hanyaholm.rutgers.edu   (176 words)

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