Explore Trev Neo’s board “Delsarte System of Expression” on Pinterest. | See more ideas about Burlesque, Drawing poses and Theatre. The Project Gutenberg EBook of Delsarte System of Oratory, by Various This eBook is for the use .. Art is the expression of the beautiful in ideas; it is the true. Genevieve Stebbins, a student of Mackaye, publishes The Delsarte System of Expression. Delsarte practice has degenerated into a culture of.

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Francois Delsarte born in France.

Apprenticed to a porcelain painter. Enters the Conservatory to study music. Improper voice coaching having wrecked his voice, Delsarte becomes, with the help of influential friends, a music professor.

It is an instance hit and becomes widely diluted, distorted and commercialized. Delsarte practice has degenerated into a culture of posing.


If remembered at all, it is usually as a subject of ridicle at worst, and historical curiosity at best. Yet, it is the historically acknowledged source of the inspiration of Isadora Duncan, Ruth St. Dennis, and the entire Dennishawn School, which included students, Martha Grapham, Doris Humphrey, and thereby, syetem entire second generation of early modern dancers.

It was studied by Rudolph von Laban and taught by F. Mathias Alexander before they each developed their own methods.

Delsarte System of Expression

It was the mehtod used to establish the first acting school in the US. Delsarte’s work was praised by xystem of the greatest minds of the day, from scientists, to religious scholars, musicians, and artists.

Even renowned yogis mentioned it with the greatest respect. He travels across the US and internationally giving classes and workshops and also teaches in his home base in NYC.

Art of Oratory, written by a student after Delsarte’s death. Americanized Delsarte Culture Dynamic Breathing and Harmonic Gymnastics Your links to this content are much appreciated. Lost but now Found