Florence Fleming Noyes

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Florence Fleming Noyes circa 1913

Florence Fleming Noyes (1871–1928) was an American classical dancer.[1]


In 1912 she opened her first dance studio in Carnegie Hall and in 1913 she dressed as Liberty at the Capitol in Washington, D.C. as part of a living tableaux to bring publicity for the cause of women's right to vote.[2][3] In 1921 she founded two dance camps in Portland, Connecticut. They were the Shepherd's Nine for women, and the Junio.[2] She died in 1928.[4]



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  1. ^ a b Thompson, Nancy (August 8, 1995). "Dancers Tap". Hartford Courant. Retrieved 2008-12-12. Noyes School of Rhythm ... Florence Fleming Noyes, a contemporary of Isadora Duncan and a dancer in the early years of the 20th century, saw rhythm, movement and free dance as a way ... 
  2. ^ a b c "The Noyes School of Rhythm". The Noyes School of Rhythm. Archived from the original on May 14, 2008. Retrieved 2008-12-20. Classes have been offered continuously in New York City (until 2002) since 1912 when Florence Fleming Noyes opened her first studio in Carnegie Hall. In 1921 she founded two camps in Portland, Connecticut: Shepherd's Nine for women, and the Junior School with separate programs for children, families, and men. 
  3. ^ "No Flimsy, Flowing Robes in Coming Washington Tableaux.". New York Times. February 7, 1913. Retrieved 2008-12-12. Florence Fleming Noyes, the classical dancer, who will impersonate Liberty. will wear sandals, no matter how cold it is. 
  4. ^ Photo, Mishkin (February 12, 1928). "Stars of the Old Ballets Now Living in the ...". New York Times. Retrieved 2008-12-20. The death of Florence Fleming removes from the field of rhythmic education one ...