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TO INTRODUCE DANCING IN CHURCH AS A
PHASE OF DIVINE WORSHIP
Ted Shawn, classic dancer, appearing in robes for religious dancing.
He proposes to reintroduce the ancient dancing choir as a serious phase of
BY TED .SHAWN
Famous Classic Dancer and Dancing
Partner of Ruth St. Denis His Wife.
In the city of Seville, Spain, there
is a dancing choir in the cathedral.
Thus Seville finds herself in the
curious position of being both be
hind and ahead of the times.
Behind, because this church has
.during the last 700 years retained the
dancing choir which was abolished'
by all other Christian churches dur
ing the middle ages.
Ahead, because the dancing 'choir
is coming back some day to take its
place as a serious part of the divine
worship of Christian religion.
Recently I confided to a friend
that I am planning to reintroduce
this form of worship a form which.