TTP Dance History Timeline

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Ballet - 1st Year

La Fille Mal Gardée

1789

Jean Dauberval

La Sylphide

1832

Fillipo Taglioni

La Sylphide

1836

August Bournonville

Giselle

1841

Jean Coralli & Jules Perrot

Napoli

1842

August Bournonville

Ondine

1843

Jules Perrot

La Esmeralda

1844

Jules Perrot

La Vivandière

1844

Arthur St-Léon

Pas de Quatre

1845

Jules Perrot

Konservatoriet

1849

August Bournonville

Le Conservatoire, or A Marriage by Advertisement

Coppalia

1870

Arthur St-Léon

Ballet - 2nd Year

Marius Petipas

1818 - 1910

Sergei Diaghilev

1872 - 1929

Mikhail Fokine

1880 - 1942

Vaslav Nijinsky

1890 - 1950

Bronislava Nijinska

1891 - 1972

Léonide Massine

1896 - 1979

Ballet - 3rd Year

Katti Lanner

1829 - 1908

Adeline Genée

1878 - 1970

Marie Rambert

1888 - 1982

Ninette de Valois

1898 - 2001

Frederick Ashton

1904 - 1988

George Balanchine

1904 - 1983

Antony Tudor

1908 - 1987

Jerome Robbins

1918 - 1998

John Cranko

1927 - 1973

Kenneth MacMillan

1929 - 1992

Jiri Kylian

1947 - Present

William Forsythe

1949 - Present

Expressionism & Modern Dance

Isadora Duncan

1877 - 1928

Rudolf von Laban

1879 - 1958

Mary Wigman

1886 - 1973

Martha Graham

1894 - 1991

Kurt Jooss

1901 - 1979

Birgit Cullberg

1908 - 1999

Roland Petit

1924 - 2011

Mats Ek

1945 - Present

Post-Modernism & 20th/21st Century

Merce Cunningham

1919 - 2009

Bob Fosse

1929 - 1987

Alvin Ailey

1931 - 1989

Yvonne Rainer

1934 - Present

Pina Bausch

1940 - 2009

Twyla Tharp

1941 - Present

Matthew Bourne

1960 - Present