13 November 1886, Hanover – 18 September 1973
Mary Wigman was a German dancer, choreographer, notable as the pioneer of expressionist dance, dance therapy, and movement training without pointe shoes. She is considered one of the most important figures in the history of modern dance. She became one of the most iconic figures of Weimar German culture and her work was hailed for bringing the deepest of existential experiences to the stage.
Mary Wigman (1886-1973) – Dancer, Choreographer and Pioneer of Expressionist Dance