Women in Dance
Biographies: Women of Dance
A list of biographies of women dancers and choreographers, many on this site.
She began dancing in vaudeville and jazz revues in the 1920s. Her exotic dancing took her to France. Later in life, financial difficulties and continuing racism plagued her, though she had a successful comeback just before her death.
Isadora Duncan brought modern dance to the world, living (and dying) with personal tragedy.
Profile of Fanny Fanny Elssler, ballerina.
Dancer and choreographer best known as a leader of the modern dance (expressionist) movement, expressing emotion through dance. A biography and links for more information on the Net.
Jill Johnston Quotes
Quotes by Jill Johnston - part of an extensive collection of quotations by notable women.
A delicate Russian ballerina, Anna Pavlova's classical style won acclaim worldwide.
Anna Pavlova - Two Swans
Photograph of Anna Pavlova, known for her role as a swan, with another swan, at her home in London in 1927.
Maria Tallchief, a Native American ballet dancer, achieved a number of firsts as an American ballerina.
Maria Tallchief Picture Gallery
Native American ballet dancer Maria Tallchief is shown in pictures.