Jean Erdman (February 20, 1916 – May 4, 2020) was an American dancer and choreographer. She was born in Honolulu, Hawaii. She won a Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Choreography in 1972 for her work in The Two Gentlemen of Verona. She was known for her works as Ideal Spectator in Every Soul is a Circus, the Speaking Fate in Punch and the Judy and the One Who Speaks in Letter to the World.
Erdman died on May 4, 2020 in Honolulu, aged 104.
References[change | change source]
- ↑ Martin, John, The New York Times, 1946, Quoted in Erdman, Jean, Jean Erdman Papers, 1925-2001, New York Library for the Performing Arts, Jerome Robbins Dance Research Collection, New York, New York, Box 48, Folder 10, Call#: MGZMD 170
- ↑ "Jean Erdman, Choreographer and Theater Director, Dies at 104". Archived from the original on 2020-05-07. Retrieved 2020-05-07.
Other websites[change | change source]
- Jean Erdman on IMDb
- Jean Erdman Papers, 1925-2001 - The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts
- Modern Innovator Erdman Honored
- The Grande Dame of Dance Archived 2016-04-30 at the Wayback Machine
- Dance: A Survey of Jean Erdman Choreography Since '42 - New York Times
- Dance: Jean Erdman's Works at the Open Eye - New York Times