Steve Paxton is a dancer and choreographer known as one of the founders of contact improvisation (a dance form in which two or more people move while remaining in constant and spontaneous contact). He has researched the fiction of cultured dance and the 'truth' of improvisation for
Yvonne Rainer is a dancer, choreographer and filmmaker. She helped start the Judson Dance Theater, and was at the forefront of the postmodern dance movement in the 1960's. She is known for stripping dance of frill and narrative. The emphasis being on everyday, or pedestrian movement, i
Paul Taylor is an American choreographer well-known for his classical style of modern dance.
Taylor began his dance training at Juilliard and Connecticut College. He studied with Martha Graham in whose company he was a soloist from 1955 to 1962. In 1954, Taylor had founded his own dance compa