Olga Szentpál

One of the most memorable personality of Hungarian Dance Art History 

Olga Szentpál (Bp., 14 December 1895 - Bp., 31 October 1968): teacher, dance teacher, valuable artist (1958). Her husband, Marius Rabinovszky, was an art historian. The Budapest Music. He graduated in art from the piano department (1916) and then studied at the Jaques-Dalcroze Institute in Hellerau (Germany) (1914–17). Teacher of Dalcroze rhythm in National Music (1919-31). During his own school years, he taught children's and adult dances, academically trained teachers, and artists (1919-24). Between 1920 and 1925, he performed on stage with Dalcroze and made choreographies for the St. Paul's Dance Group from 1925. The Academy of Performing Arts dance teacher (1924–35). From 1937, when the People's Front program was announced, in the anti-fascist movements: the János Vajda Society, the Independent Stage, the initiative of the Szeged Youth Art College, the Working Women's Club and the Vasas Headquarters. His home was a meeting place for left-wing creative intellectuals. After 1945, her dance group, organized by the Workers' Culture Association, participated in the events of the M. Women's Democratic Association (MNDSZ) and the MKP. In 1947, he reopened his school. Dance teacher at the College of Drama (1945–52), while head of the choreography department (1949–52). The College of Physical Education. Head of the Department of Dance Education (1947–48), in 1952–68 the Liszt Ferenc College of Music. teacher of the main department of singing (dance, test training, Dalcroze rhythm, historical ballroom dancing). The Stand. He taught historical ballroom dancing at the Ballet Institute (1952–57). He conducted movement analysis studies from 1924, which focused on the synthesis of ballet and modern dance. From the 1930s to the 15th and 16th centuries. Ballroom dances of the 15th century, then 15–19. based on contemporary sources dealing with the reconstruction of historical ballroom dances of the 19th century; He went on folk dance collecting trips (1946–50), from 1951 he carried out the reconstructive processing of Hungarian ballroom dances of the 19th century and fashionable foreign ballroom dances on Mo. After his retirement (1957), he studied dance. His last pedagogical work was the Dalcroze course in Miskolc (1967).