Jean Erdman

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Erdman in the 1970s

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.[1]

Erdman died on May 4, 2020 in Honolulu, aged 104.[2]

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  1. 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
  2. "Jean Erdman, Choreographer and Theater Director, Dies at 104". Archived from the original on 2020-05-07. Retrieved 2020-05-07.

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