Jean Idelle with her feather fans “Jean Idelle was one of the most sort after Exotic Dancers of her time. Ms. Idelle studied dance at the Katherine Dunham School of Dance in New York City. After a brief stint in Dunham’s experiemental troupe, Ms. Idelle was discovered and made a headliner for Minsky’s Burlesque Shows between 1950 to 1964. Ms. Idelle made her mark by performing in White and Black Shows across the U.S. and Canada
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