A Choreographic Offering

Energetic with great feeling abound through time in these clips from Jose Limon’s ballet, A Choreographic Offering, created in 1964. The music is Johann Sebastion Bach. The ballet was created as a tribute to his mentor, Doris Humphry. The piece is based on his adaptation of movement’s, variations, paraphrases and motifs from Humphry’s own dances. Jose Limon was one of the great pioneers of Modern Dance. He was born in Mexico and moved with his family to the United States/California [...]

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