Don Herbison-Evans
(updated 31 July 2011)

Rock drawing of dancers,
from Tassili, Algeria, ca. 3,500 B.C.
Rock drawing of dancers,
from Sefar, Tassili n'Ajjer, Algeria.
Acrobatic Dancers
From the tomb of Mehu, Saqqara, Egypt,
ca. 2400 B.C.
(see The Perception of the Fleeting Moment in Dance)
Dancing Girls
From the tomb of Antefoker,
Thebes, Egypt,
Dynasty XII,
ca. 1950 B.C.

Etruscan Funeral Dance, Tomb of Ruvo, Naples, ca. 350 B.C.
(see: Line Dancing in Australia)

 Janganpa Dance Group
Janganpa Dance Group

(Australian Aboriginal Dancers)

Engravings of Peasants dancing, Hans Sebald Beham(1537).

Peasant Dance, 1565-67,
Pieter Bruegel the Elder 1525-1569.
Wedding Dance 1566,
Pieter Bruegel the Elder 1525-1569.
Catherine de Medicis
receiving Polish Ambassador
Tapestry by Francois Quesnel, 1575,
Uffizi, Florence.
Illustration from
Fabrito Caroso's Il Ballarino
dancing manual, 1581.

Queen Elizabeth I doing a leaping turn of the 'Volta',
assisted by Earl of Leicester
Oil Painting by unknown artist, ca. 1600 A.D.
in collection of Viscount De L'Isle,
Penshurst Place, Kent, U.K.
(copyright: Viscount De L'Isle)

Louis XIV (1643-1715)
dancing the Minuet at Versailles.
The 9 steps of the German Waltz,
Thomas Wilson, 1816.
(see History of Modern Ballroom Dancing)
A Program Card for the Ballarat Ball, 1867.
(see Gender and Choreography: an Irrational Tango)

Sculptures and Paintings by Edgar Degas (1834-1917):
(see The Perception of the Fleeting Moment in Dance).

Spanish Dance, by Edgar Degas, 1882-95,
Bronze, height 43 cms., Musee du Louvre (Paris).
Little Dancer Fourteen Years Old,
1881, Musee d'Orsay, Paris.
Dancer, 1877-80,
pastel, height 90 cms.
L'Etoile (The Star), 1887,
Musee d'Orsay, Paris.
Le Foyer de la Danse
a l'Opera de la Rue le Pelletier,
The Dance Class, 1874.

Francois Delsarte, ca. 1850 ; and Emile Jacques-Dalcroze, ca. 1900
originators of creative dance exercise programs for ladies.
(see Gender and Choreography)

Poster for La Goulue,
Toulouse-Lautrec 1891.
(see The Perception of the Fleeting Moment in Dance)
Isadora Duncan(1878-1927).
Irene and Vernon Castle, ca. 1912
Music Cover, ca. 1925.
(see A Revised Grammar for the Foxtrot)
The Charleston.
Cover of Life Magazine
18 February 1926,
by John Held Jr.
Rudolph Valentino & Beatrice Dominguez
dancing the Tango in the 1921 film
The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse
(see History of Modern Ballroom Dancing)
Fred Astaire
Ginger Rogers
The modern Landler.
Dancing the Ceroc
The author dancing the Modern Cha Cha
with partner Anna Piper.
(see History of Latin & American Dancing)
The author with Anna Piper
dancing the Throwaway Oversway
in the Modern Waltz
(see History of Modern Ballroom Dancing)
The author doing the Underarm Swing with Anna Piper
(see Exhibition Dancing)
The author doing the Lucille Waltz
The author doing the La Bomba

The author doing the Charmaine and the Twilight Waltz

The 27 directions of space in Labanotation.
(see A Labanotation editor and Interpreter)

A Fouette-en-Tournant
Benesh Notation.
A Fouette-en-Tournant

A Digital Duet
at the 10th Australian Computer Conference, 1983.

(Numerical Utility Displaying Ellipsoid Solids)
Fred Fortran and Ginger Gigabyte
attempting to dance
Reverse Turns in the Viennese Waltz,

Preparation for a Fouette-en-Tournant,
in 3-D as a Hybrid Wallpaper Autosterogram
(see Four Dimensional Computer Output).

Ditto as an anaglyph (red=left; green=right)
(see Four Dimensional Computer Output).
Computer Animation of the Merrilyn.

A random pattern repeated
4 times compared with it reflected
4 times.

An arbitrary rhythm repeated compared with it reflected.
(see Symmetry and Dance)

Dance Company

Susana Menotte
El Duende
(see Dancing in Australia)