Salomè is the protagonist of one of the biblical events that most impressed the collective imagination: the famous beheading of John the Baptist. Her seductive dance embodies evil.
Ruth St. Denis is considered one of the pioneers of modern American dance. Her research is characterized by a reinterpretation of non-European dance traditions, with a mystical and spiritual approach.
Known for her dark beauty and sensual performances, Mata Hari breaks the norms of the twentieth century by triumphing as an exotic dancer inspired by oriental dances. She dances naked.
For a long time I thought that still today, both oriental dancers and geishas, in the collective imagination of some many people are more or less covertly considered a sort
Among the Greeks, Artemis was one of the twelve major gods of Olympus. Daughter of Zeus and Leto and Apollo's twin sister, Artemis represented the Moon, Apollo impersonified Sun.