Sonia Serova: Greek Dance Come to Life by David Soren

This series comprises five items related to modern dance, most including musical scores. Sonia Serova (1889-1943) trained in dance at the Wordsworth School in London, and was influenced by ancient Greek sports and vase paintings, as a disciplined approach that...

Joe Cook: The One-Man Vaudeville Show by David Soren

Of all the forgotten geniuses of vaudeville, Joe Cook (born Joseph Lopez in Evansville, Indiana 1890 – died New York State, May 15, 1959) is arguably the greatest. A master of versatility, he could sing, dance, act, juggle Indian clubs, perform acrobatics,...

Joe Frisco: The First Jazz Dancer by Barbara Quintana-Bernal

Joe “Frisco” Rooney, was born as Louis Joseph in Milan, Illinois in 1889, and died in Woodland Hills, California in 1958. Joe was not one of the most famous entertainers or dancers in American History, but most of his legacy was left as stories from other show people...