Category: dance

Dancers perform a Lakhon play. This is a Thai genre of dance-drama, where stories are told through dance. Lakhons may illustrate the Hindu epic Ramakien,
the stories of the Hindu god Krishna, ancient Buddhist Jataka stories, or folk-tales.

Dancers work the floor to the sound of Humphrey Lyttelton and his New Orleans-style jazz band at the 100 Club in Oxford Street, London, November 1949. Photographed by Charles Hewitt.

Fred Astaire and sister Adele Douglass dance under a white chandelier, 1947. Photographed by Gjon Mili-LIFE.

An outdoor ball, at Maxe’s, Joinville-le-Pont, 1947. Photographed by Willy Ronis.

Three Polish immigrants in Britain perform a traditional folk-dance in their backyard, October 22, 1955. Photographed by Bert Hardy.

Girls make the finishing touches to one another’s costumes before the night’s performance with one of France’s most famous revue dance-teams, the Ballet Avila, in a show at Alexandra Palace in London, July 31, 1948. Photographed by Bert Hardy.

Eiffel tower 100th anniversary, Paris, France, 1989. Photographed by Elliott Erwitt.

Eiffel tower 100th anniversary, Paris, France, 1989. Photographed by Elliott Erwitt.

Audrey Hepburn with dance instructor Lucien Legrand during the filming of ‘Funny Face,’ Paris, 1956. Photographed by David Seymour.