Thirties Throwback

July 17, 2012

Last weekend, I ventured to Jacob’s Pillow for a one-time-only event honoring Ted Shawn, who founded the festival 80 years ago. (See my blog post on The Men Dancers: From the Horse’s Mouth here.) Thanks to YouTube, though, you didn’t have to be there to see this part of the show, a clip of Shawn and his Men Dancers in the militant, muscular Kinetic Molpai (1935) which opened the performance: