Manning, Katharine (1904–1974)

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Manning, Katharine (1904–1974)

American modern dancer and teacher. Born Nov 11, 1904; died Aug 13, 1974, in Chicago, IL.

Trained at Denishawn school in New York City under Doris Humphrey and Charles Weidman; danced in original cast of Humphrey-Weidman Concert Group, where she appeared in numerous premieres, including Humphrey's Water Study (1928), The Shakers (1930) and With My Red Fires (1936), and Weidman's Happy Hypocrite (1931), Color Harmony (1930) and Quest (1936); taught at University of Chicago.

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