• Born date: 1879-12-15
  • Born in: Austria-Hungary
  • Death date: 1958-07-01
  • Death in: England
Rudolf von Laban

Rudolf von Laban aka Rudolf Laban (Hungarian: Rezső Lábán de Váraljas, Lábán Rezső, Lábán Rudolf) (15 December 1879 – 1 July 1958) was a dance artist and theorist, notable as one of the pioneers of modern dance in Europe. His work laid the foundations for Laban Movement Analysis, Labanotation (Kinetography Laban), other more specific developments in dance notation and the evolution of many varieties of Laban Movement Study.