Katherine Dunham

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American dancer, choreographer, songwriter, actress and activist

Why Is Katherine Dunham Influential?

According to Wikipedia, Katherine Mary Dunham was an American dancer, choreographer, creator of the Dunham Technique, author, educator, anthropologist, and social activist. Dunham had one of the most successful dance careers in African-American and European theater of the 20th century, and directed her own dance company for many years. She has been called the "matriarch and queen mother of black dance."

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