April 1892

In April of 1892, Loie Fuller had begun performing her original Serpentine Dance at theaters all over New York City, including Madison Square Theater(New York Hoyt’s company), Palmer’s Theater and Madison Square Garden Concert Hall. By the end of the month, she’d added a flower dance to her repertoire. Unfortunately, her unique dance was so …

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When Loïe Met Marie: Marie Curie and Loïe Fuller’s Documented Interactions

Because I wanted Radiant- The Dancer, The Scientist and a Friendship Forged in Light to read like a novel, I decided to forgo footnotes and place my sources in an extensive bibliography at the end of the book. To make it easier to locate primary documents specifically related to interactions between Marie Curie and Loïe …

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Photos from Liz’s Loie Fuller collection

While writing the RADIANT, I collected old postcards, along with antique magazine and newspaper articles featuring Loie Fuller. Here are a few images of La Loie, including a trading card photo of her famous butterfly skirt, and a magazine print of Loie climbing into a London cabby. If you share the images, please credit LizLeeHeinecke.com …

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RADIANT

My newest book- RADIANT, The Dancer, The Scientist, and a Friendship Forged in Light– comes out in February of 2021. I’ll be sharing photos and other interesting documents that didn’t make thier way into the book on this website, so you can take a closer look at the lives of Loie Fuller and Marie Curie. …

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