Where did Lester Horton grow up?
Considering this, where did Lester Horton study dance?
In preparation for his performance, Horton traveled to Santa Fe, New Mexico, to learn dances and chants from Native American performers. After the production traveled to Los Angeles, Horton chose to remain there and to continue studying dance.
Secondly, when did Lester Horton die? November 2, 1953
Similarly, you may ask, when did Lester Horton start dancing?
Lester Horton (January 23, 1906 – November 2, 1953) was born and raised in Indianapolis, Indiana. As a young boy, Horton was fascinated by the American Indian, which later inspired him to study Native American dance and influenced his movement style. His interest in dance began in 1922 when Ted Shawn and Ruth St.
What style of dance did Lester Horton do?
In the 1920s, '30s and '40s, dancer/choreographer Lester Horton developed a dance technique based on Native American dances, anatomical studies and other movement influences. (Horton technique also incorporates lyrical, circular movements focusing on stretching in opposite directions.)