History of Contemporary Dance Quiz

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Who is considered to be the founder of contemporary dance?

Which dance school was founded by Ruth St. Denis and Ted Shawn?

Who developed a dance technique based on the contraction and release of the torso?

In which year did Martha Graham found her own dance company?

Who was the first choreographer to develop an independent attitude towards modern dance?


Test your knowledge of the history of contemporary dance! Explore the origins of this expressive art form and learn about its early pioneers such as Isadora Duncan and the Denishawn School of Dancing. Challenge yourself with questions on key historical events and influential figures in the development of contemporary dance.

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