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Ruth Dennis was born in 1879 on a New Jersey farm.
According to St. Denis' biographer Suzanne Shelton, Duncan sought "the Self in the Universe," and St. Denis sought "the Universe in the Self." For St. Denis, the exotic worlds she intended to interpret could be seen from the vantage point of her body.
Ruth St. Denis was the first American dancer to incorporate the traditions and practices of the vaudeville stage into the world of serious concert dance.
www.pitt.edu /~gillis/dance/ruth.html   (825 words)

  
  Ruth St. Denis - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Ruth St. Denis (January 20, 1878- July 21, 1968) was an early modern dance pioneer.
According to St. Denis' biographer Suzanne Shelton, Duncan sought "the Self in the Universe," and St. Denis sought "the Universe in the Self." For St. Denis, the exotic worlds she intended to interpret could be seen from the vantage point of her body.
Ruth St. Denis was the first American dancer to incorporate the traditions and practices of the vaudeville stage into the world of serious concert dance.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Ruth_St._Denis   (901 words)

  
 DanceWorks SideSteps - People: Ruth St Denis   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Denis began her professional career in New York City in 1892, where she worked as a skirt dancer in a dime museum and in vaudeville houses.
Denis looked on dance as a life experience and considered popular Western dance to be superficial and more concerned with skill than spirit.
After Denishawn, St. Denis semi-retired until 1940, when she teamed with La Meri (one of the most versatile and dedicated of the American born Ethnological dancers) and found new interest in Hindu and Oriental dance.
www.danceworksonline.co.uk /sidesteps/people/stdenis.htm   (1067 words)

  
 Ruth St. Denis - Bio
Ruth began her professional career in New York City in 1892, where she worked in a dime museum and in vaudeville houses as a "skirt dancer", a female dancer whose legs were visible under her short skirt.
Denis’ career as a solo artist began in 1905 with Radha, and continued to blossom the following year when St. Denis and her mother went to Europe and traveled the continent performing her "dance translations", which by now included The Cobra, Incense, The Nautch, and The Yogi.
According to St. Denis’ biographer Suzanne Shelton, Duncan sought "the Self in the Universe", and St. Denis sought "the Universe in the Self".
www.ruhaniat.org /lineage/RSDBio.php   (1455 words)

  
 Ruth St. Denis Biography / Biography of Ruth St. Denis Biography Biography
Ruth St. Denis (1877-1968), American dancer and choreographer, was one of the founders of modern dance.
Ruth St. Denis, whose name was originally Ruth Dennis, was born in Newark, N.J., on January 20, probably in 1878, the daughter of an inventor father and a physician mother.
Miss St. Denis was delivered from this dilemma when she discovered an advertising poster for Egyptian Deities cigarettes showing the goddess Isis sitting on a throne.
www.bookrags.com /biography-ruth-st-denis/index.html   (663 words)

  
 The University of NC at Greensboro Archives - Physical Education and Dance Collections
Note: Ruth St. Denis claimed she was born in 1878; Ted Shawn claimed it was 1880; her brother claimed it was 1879.
In 1904, touring with David Belasco’s “Madame Dubarry,” Ruth was inspired by a cigarette poster depicting the Egyptian goddess Isis and by her readings in Eastern philosophy and mysticism to turn her career toward the exploration of dance as a serious art form.
During the late 1940s and 1950s, St. Denis devoted most of her time to the Ruth St. Denis Foundation, an organization to establish a church in which dance and related arts were dedicated to religious service; she also performed frequently at Jacob’s Pillow both as a solo artist and with Ted Shawn.
library.uncg.edu /depts/archives/physed/St.Denis.html   (637 words)

  
 Ruth St. Denis and Dances of Universal Peace
Ruth St. Denis, noted modern dancer, was a teacher and colleague of Murshid Sam Lewis, the founder of Sufi Dancing (Dances of Universal Peace).
A pioneering solo dancer, choreographer and teacher, Ruth St. Denis (1878-1968) was a pivotal figure in American modern dance.
Denis began her career as a "skirt dancer" in vaudeville in the 1890s.
www.towardtheone.com /sufidance/RuthStDenis.htm   (1482 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: Modern dance   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Only Ruth St. Denis retuned to the United States to continue her work, Isadora Duncan died in Paris in 1927 and Fuller's work received little support outside Europe.
In 1915 Ruth St. Denis founded the Denishawn school and dance company with her husband Ted Shawn.
Whilst St. Denis was responsible for most of the creative work, Shawn was responsible for teaching technique and composition.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Modern-dance   (6628 words)

  
 Ruth St. Denis   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Ruth Ruth family history including searchable cemeteries, surnames and census information.
Ruth St. Denis (1879-1968) An article on the career of the first dancer who successfully combined theatrical and concert dance traditions.
Ruth Rehmann: Fremd in Cambridge Herbert Huber rezensiert den Roman von Ruth Rehmann.
www.serebella.com /encyclopedia/article-Ruth_St._Denis.html   (279 words)

  
 St. Albans Messenger Daily Evening Newspaper :
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 Rust St. Denis and the Dances of Universal Peace   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Ruth St. Denis 1878-1968 was a pioneer of contemporary dance in America.
She was a sensation in her early years performing individual dances like Radha and Incense, Ruth St. Denis entered the inner realisation of the figures of divinity that she chose to perform - like Mary, Kwan Yin, the Yogi, O-Mika and others and from that feeling danced a vision of perfection.
By choosing figures from many different cultures, Ruth St. Denis presented a wordless show of unity before thousands of audiences all over the world through-out her life.
www.dancesofuniversalpeace.org.uk /msruth.html   (209 words)

  
 Wisdom Comes Dancing - Ruth St. Denis   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
At the turn of the 20th century, St. Denis had a vision of a new form of dance, with its roots in the past but its expansive ideas firmly in the present.
Denis' students, Martha Graham, Doris Humphreys, and Charles Weidman, took the life-giving substance of inspiration from their mentor's hands, moulded it in ever expanding ways, and created contemporary modern dance.
Throughout her long life, Ruth St. Denis wrote poetry, essays, and gave talks to express her unique vision of creativity, spirituality, and women's wisdom.
www.dancesofuniversalpeace.org.uk /ruthbook.html   (301 words)

  
 Ruth St. Denis - Encyclopedia.WorldSearch   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Ruth St. Denis (January 20, 1878- July 21,1968) was an early modern dance pioneer.
Ruth St. Denis: A Biography of the Divine Dancer (American Studies Series)
Dance Was Her Religion: The Spiritual Choreography of Isadora Duncan, Ruth St. Denis and Martha Graham
encyclopedia.worldsearch.com /ruth_st._denis.htm   (139 words)

  
 St. Denis, Ruth
Ruth Dennis was born in Newark, New Jersey, on January 20, 1879 (some sources give 1877, 1878, 1880).
Denis, who retired briefly from public performance, founded the Society of Spiritual Arts and devoted much of the rest of her life to promoting the use of dance in religion.
Denis had a profound influence on the course of modern dance in America, particularly through Denishawn, which was the first major organized center of dance experiment and instruction in the country and whose students included Martha Graham and Doris Humphrey.
search.eb.com /women/articles/St_Denis_Ruth.html   (483 words)

  
 AXE - Special Collections - Louise Brooks - Louise Brooks and the Denishawn Dancers
Denis has originated, is the use of draperies in such a way that the flowing and billowing chiffons and silk are just as ex- pressive of the mood and meaning of the dance as the steps and bodily movements employed.
The first consisted of what Miss St. Denis calls 'Music Visualizations'; the second contained the 'Spanish Suite' and 'In the Garden'; the last two were representations of various civilizations, both ancient and modern.
Miss St. Denis appeared as a dashing Spanish girl in the first number of the interlude, handling her gorgeous shawl with its rich embossing of huge red flowers with inimitable coquetry.
library.pittstate.edu /spcoll/dance.html   (3569 words)

  
 Rust St. Denis and the Dances of Universal Peace   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Ruth St. Denis was a pioneer of contemporary dance in America.
Ruth St. Denis entered the inner realisation of the figures of divinity that she chose to perform - like Mary, Kwan Yin, the Yogi, O-Mika and others and from that feeling danced a vision of perfection.
By choosing figures from many different cultures, Ruth St. Denis presented a wordless show of unity before thousands of audiences all over the world throughout her life.
www.geh.org /link/sn/ruth-stdenis.html   (229 words)

  
 Ruth St. Denis (1879-1968)
Ruth St. Denis (1879-1968) Ruth Dennis was born in 1879 on a New Jersey farm.
Ruth St. Denis (1879-1968), dancer and choreographer, was born...
Ruth St. Denis (1879-1968) An American dancer and teacher, who started her career as a vaudeville, musical comedy dancer and actor.
www.mesofun.com /Detailed/593.shtml   (560 words)

  
 dance.net - Ruth St. Denis (2837875) - Read article: Ballet, Jazz, Modern, Hip Hop, Tap, Irish, Disco, Twirling, Cheer: ...
Ruth Denis was born on January 20th 1879 on a New Jersey farm to Tom and Emma Dennis.
Lastly, she established a church, St. Denis Religious Art Church, whose mission was the realization of the Divine through the form of the Arts.
Ruth continued to dance until the 1960’s in which many of her famous dances were recorded on film for future generations to experience.
www.dance.net /read.html?postid=2837875&replies=5&page=1   (899 words)

  
 St. James Encyclopedia of Pop Culture: Ruth St. Denis
Born Ruth Dennis in Newark, New Jersey, she began her dance career as a teenager and took the stage name Ruth St. Denis.
Denis traveled extensively, performing on the vaudeville circuit in the United States and using her visits abroad to learn about the dances of other countries.
Denis will be remembered for her teachings and often religious choreographic works that helped to establish modern dance as a serious artistic genre for later generations.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_g1epc/is_bio/ai_2419201179   (309 words)

  
 Additional Reading (from St. Denis, Ruth) --  Encyclopædia Britannica
Born Ruth Dennis in Newark, N.J., Saint Denis was a United States pioneer in freeing dance from rigid rules of traditional ballet.
She was a concert and interpretive dancer known for her exotic themes for dance pieces based on mythology and Oriental cultures and for her “music visualizations” based on...
The capital and largest city of the Canadian province of Newfoundland and Labrador, St. John's is one of the oldest and most easterly cities in North America.
www.britannica.com /eb/article-93753?tocId=93753   (787 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Ruth St. Denis: A Biography of the Divine Dancer (American Studies Series): Books: Suzanne Shelton   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
The turbulent career of Ruth St. Denis embraced the whole creative flux of artistic and spiritual movements in the early 20th century.
Ruth's story as a pioneer of American dance is mesmerizing, from how the St. came to be in her name to her travels across the U.S. and the globe, her feminism and her frailty.
Ruth was convinced she danced to express the divine, and performances usually portrayed her as a goddess - Eastern, Western, even a sea spirit - with her handsome husband Ted Shawn, 12 years her junior, enacting the role of mortal acolyte.
www.amazon.com /Ruth-St-Denis-Biography-American/dp/0292770464   (1018 words)

  
 St. Denis, Ruth --  Encyclopædia Britannica
From an early age Ruth Dennis displayed a marked interest in the theatre and especially in dance.
The Denishawn School of Dancing and Related Arts was a dance school and company founded in the United States in 1915 by Ruth St. Denis and her husband, Ted Shawn.
Isadora Duncan was trained in ballet but later found that these movements did not allow her as much expression of herself as she desired.
www.britannica.com /eb/article?tocId=9064835&query=St.&ct=   (843 words)

  
 Dancer History Archives by StreetSwing.com - Ruth St. Denis - Main Page
Miss Ruth, as she was affectionately called, started acting out theater and ballet as a little child.
Ruth started out as a cloak model, a six day bicycle race participant, a skirt dancer, Toe dancer and actress.
Ruth St. Denis and Ted Shawn had a major impact on dance, Ballet, and Modern especially.
www.streetswing.com /histmai2/d2ruth1.htm   (303 words)

  
 Ruth St Denis   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
The poster, propped on the shoe's ankle straps, advertised a lecture and recital by Ruth St. Denis, a vaudeville pioneer of American modern dance.
Ruth Yoder Tiffany from Zachary J. Diguardi, property in Johnstown 8th Ward...
In dance, Duncan and Ruth St. Denis explored similar frontiers, where simpler, flowing moves ruled.
www.wikiverse.org /ruth-st-denis   (120 words)

  
 University of Denver, Penrose Library
Ruth St. Denis with Ted Shawn in "Tillers of the Soil," part of a Greek Pageant held at the University of California, 1916.
The Suzanne Shelton Buckley Collection contains materials from her research and writing about Ruth St. Denis (1879-1968), a dancer and choreographer who was a seminal figure in modern dance.
The Correspondence (1959-1961, 1975-1885) sub-series contains original letters and a postcard from Ruth St. Denis to Phillip Baribault; notes and correspondence with individual and repository sources; and notes, correspondence and forms regarding her dissertation and defense.
library.du.edu /About/collections/SpecialCollections/Buckley   (580 words)

  
 WisdomComes
She gave birth to this new form in the theater but designed it to be a communication on a spiritual level.
Denis' students, Martha Graham, Doris Humphreys, and Charles Weidman, took the life-giving substance of inspiration from their mentor's hands, molded it in ever-expanding ways, and created contemporary modern dance.
Throughout her long life, Ruth St. Denis wrote poetry, essays, and talks to express her unique vision of creativity, spirituality, and women's wisdom.
www.abwoon.com /WisdomComes.html   (300 words)

  
 Ruth St Denis
Ruth St. Denis entered the inner realisation of the figures of divinity that she chose to perform - like Mary, Kwan Yin, the Yogi, O-Mika and others and from that feeling danced a vision of perfection.
By choosing figures from many different cultures, Ruth St. Denis presented a wordless show of unity before thousands of audiences all over the world throughout her life.
In her unpublished book The Divine Dance (1933), Ruth St. Denis wrote of her vision of a future dance for life and peace:
www.dancesofuniversalpeace.org /ruth.htm   (197 words)

  
 Ruth Harwood Correspondence and Drawings   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
The Ruth Harwood Correspondence and Drawings (1888-1958 and 1976, bulk 1917- 1952) is composed of material collected by Madge Tomsic relating to Ruth Harwood (1896- 1959), a Utah poet and artist who became best known for her works that described and symbolized the striving of the human soul.
Denis (1844-1968); letters of affection from Ruth Harwood's friends and admirers; and artwork and poetry of Ruth Harwood, including painted stationery, a calendar, and pamphlets.
Also present is correspondence between James T. Harwood and Ruth Harwood's mother, Harriet (Hattie), that document their pre-engagement courtship during the time James was studying in Paris and Hattie remained in Salt Lake City, and correspondence between Ruth St. Denis, a pioneer of American modern dance, and Ruth Harwood.
www.lib.utah.edu /spc/mss/ms672/672.html   (185 words)

  
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Ruth St. Denis was born on 20 January 1878 in Newark, New Jersey, USA and died 21 July 1968 in Hollywood, California, USA.
Ruth, AKA Ruth Dennis, appeared in The Cheat (1931) (choreographer) (uncredited), Look Your Best (1923) (dance supervisor), Intolerance: Love's Struggle Through the Ages (1916) (choreographer) (uncredited), and The Lily and the Rose (1915) (dance: Miss Dolly).
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 MSN Encarta - Multimedia - Ruth St. Denis
MSN Encarta - Multimedia - Ruth St. Denis
Dancer and choreographer Ruth St. Denis is considered a founder of modern dance in the United States.
Denis also popularized nonballetic dance, and with her husband, American dancer Ted Shawn, she trained leading dancers of the ensuing generation, including Americans Martha Graham, Doris Humphrey, and Charles Weidman.
encarta.msn.com /media_461519082/Ruth_St_Denis.html   (73 words)

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