From the Archive: Maria TallchiefDaniel Hautzinger
November 16, 2020
Maria Tallchief, a half-Osage dancer considered one of the epitomes of American ballet in the twentieth century, was recently honored in a Google Doodle that featured footage from WTTW's archive, in honor of Native American Heritage Month.
Chicago-based Dancer Ruth Page's "Bewildering Array of Activities"Daniel Hautzinger
August 21, 2020
Anna Pavlova, Irving Berlin, Serge Diaghilev, George Balanchine, Rudolf Nureyev: the choreographer and dancer Ruth Page worked with them all, plus brought Americana into ballet, built artistic institutions in her home base of Chicago, and choreographed over 100 ballets.
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