One of the most famous dancers of the world, Ukrainian Sergei Polunin, will begin his career in Hollywood. In 2017 year he will participate in two ambitious Hollywood projects: the adaptation of the novel by Agatha Christie’s “Murder on the Orient Express” by British director Kenneth Branagh, and spy drama “Red Sparrow”. In the first his …
vintagegal: “ Ann Miller and her collection of famous dancers shoes. (1944) Among famous names on her shoe collection are Nijinsky, Pavlova, Irene Castle, Rita Hayworth, Fred Astaire, Gilda Gray and Mae Murray. ”
Maud Allan (1873-1956) was a famous dancer who was born in Canada as Beulah Maude Durrant, raised in San Francisco, and who later trained in piano in Berlin. When her brother was hanged in 1898 for the murder of two women in San Francisco, the trauma affected her for the rest of her life. She changed her name to Maud Allan and became a dancer. In 1906 she premiered her Vision of Salome, based on Oscar Wilde’s play Salome. Especially notorious was her Dance of the Seven Veils.
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