Kōrero: Contemporary dance

Maud Allan, 1914

Maud Allan, 1914

Canadian-born dancer Maud Allan introduced New Zealand audiences to the emotive tropes of modern dance when she visited in 1914. Here, she poses with her arms upraised, wearing simple classical robes adorned with flowers.

Te whakamahi i tēnei tūemi

Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: Eph-A-DANCE-1914-01-09

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Marianne Schultz, 'Contemporary dance - Origins of modern dance', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/42583/maud-allan-1914 (accessed 20 January 2020)

He kōrero nā Marianne Schultz, i tāngia i te 22 Oct 2014