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Loie Fuller and the Serpentine

- November 6, 2019 in choreography, Culture & History, dance, dancing, Drama, Loie Fuller, serpentine

With her "serpentine dance" — a show of swirling silk and rainbow lights — Loie Fuller became one of the most celebrated dancers of the fin de siècle. Rhonda K. Garelick explores Fuller’s unlikely stardom and how her beguiling art played out onstage the era's newly blurred boundaries between human and machine.