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Ted Shawn

Ted Shawn, c. 1918,
photographed by Arthur F. Kales
Born Edwin Myers Shawn
(1891-10-21)October 21, 1891
Kansas City, Missouri, U.S.
Died January 9, 1972(1972-01-09) (aged 80)
Occupation Dancer

Dance is the only art of which we ourselves are the stuff of which it is made.
Ted Shawn
I believe that dance communicates man's deepest, highest and most truly spiritual thoughts and emotions far better than words, spoken or written.
Ted Shawn
I wanted to see if the American man in plain brown pants and a bare torso could speak profound things.
Ted Shawn