Maud Allan was a Canadian dancer who became known for her Dance of the Seven Veils. She studied piano at the Hochschule für Musik and became a piano teacher. She later abandoned the piano in favor of dance. She was very creative as a dancer and even designed her own costumes. She became a dance teacher in her later years.
Ping Chong is an American theater director, choreographer, and installation artist. A pioneer of interdisciplinary theater, Chong has achieved international fame as the creator of interdisciplinary theater work. Ping Chong is also widely regarded as an influential figure in the Asian American arts movement.