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Follow the links below and read the information about Doris Humphrey. Take thorough notes as you read.
Watch the videos below and take notes on the quality and style of movement.
Answer the following questions about doris humphrey.
1. When and where was Doris Humphrey born?
2. What famous dance school did Doris join?
3. With whom did Doris open a school and company?
4. What does her famous quote, "the arc between two deaths" mean?
5. How did her work grow more complex after she established her dance form?
6. What ailment caused her to retire from performing in 1944?
7. After retiring from performing, she became the artistic director of which company?
8. What book did Doris write?
9. Name three of her notable pieces.
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