Dance and Futurism in Italian Silent Cinema

Thaïs Galitsky and Ileana Leonidoff in “Thaïs” (Anton Giulio Bragaglia, 1916).

Dance and Futurism in Italian Silent Cinema, in “Futurist Cinema. Studies on Italian Avant-garde Film”, edited by Rossella Catanese. Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press, 2017, pp. 89-101.

“Ileana Leonidoff was a performer as well as a theorist: in April 1918, she published her own artistic manifesto in the magazine Il Mondo, entitled Il mimodramma, exposing her peculiar choreographic conception, between pantomime and dance”.

Elisa Uffreduzzi