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The Isadora Experience with Jeanne Bresciani

  • The School of Contemporary Dancers 211 Bannatyne Avenue Winnipeg, MB, R3B 1M3 Canada (map)

Isadora Duncan: the Muse of Modernism
Sunday, October 18th, 2:00pm

Please join us for a moving exploration of art and ideas in celebration of the Isadora Legacy. 
Suitable for all levels of movers, ages 16 and above.

Stemming from primordial, ancient and classical inspiration, Isadora as the Mother of Modern Dance, a revolutionary in art and life and, arguably, the first 'citizen' of the world', laid claim on behalf of all humanity to the birthright of beauty, freedom and strength at the threshold of the 20th century.  In Isadora's 'Divine Philosphy' she conjoined ideals for 'the highest intelligence of the freest body' while merging the energies of art, life and love as the great guides and guardians to creativity.

2:00-4:00 Workshop with Jeanne Bresciani, Artistic Director of The International Isadora Duncan Institute in New York City
Followed by an Artist Talk with Jeanne Bresciani and conversation on mythic and historical elements

Anticipated end time, approximately 5:00pm
Cost: $15/person

Payable by cash, in person at the workshop, or in advance to Jolene Bailie

You may reserve a spot in the workshop by emailing Jolene at:

This workshop is made possible with financial subsidy from a private donation and the volunteer efforts of Jolene Bailie. The School of Contemporary Dancers has generously donated studio space for this event. The School of Contemporary Dancers is located at Suite 104-211 Bannatyne Ave., in Winnipeg's Exchange District.

About the Jeanne Bresciani:
Jeanne Bresciani, M.A., M.A., I.M.A., Ph.D., the main protégée of Maria Theresa Duncan, adopted daughter of Isadora Duncan, serves as Artistic Director for the Isadora Duncan International Institute, Inc. (IDII), founded by Maria-Theresa Duncan, ‘the last dancing Isadorable’ and Kay Bardsley in 1977. Jeanne is recognized nationally and internationally as a solo performer, choreographer, educator and scholar of unparalleled authority on Isadora Duncan’s life, works and performance repertoire. Her lineage encompasses years of intensive study and performance with Hortense Kooluris and Julia Levien of the Anna and Irma Duncan heritage, as well as childhood dance training and young adulthood internship with Anita Zahn of the Elizabeth Duncan School.

To read more about Jeanne Bresciani and the International Isadora Duncan Institute please visit: