Please join me in celebrating the centennial of Denishawn in 2015.  Ruth St. Denis and Ted Shawn created this groundbreaking modern dance performing ensemble and school, first in Los Angeles and subsequently in New York.

                                                             - Johannes Holub

                                     Links to the FACSIMILE:

                                      VOLUME ONE:  Text

                        VOLUME TWO:  Plates


“I had already had a school in Los Angeles, and the idea of a school had for years been in Ruth St. Denis’s mind.  It now took shape again, and at Los Angeles, in the summer of 1915, we founded Denishawn.”

                                                                         - Ted Shawn

                                                                          Ruth St. Denis:

                                                                 Pioneer & Prophet

                                                                          Volume I