It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.
Hedi Pope (1920-present) is a dancer, choreographer, and performer who founded the professional, modern dance company CODA (Contemporary Dancers of Alexandria). Born in Vienna, she studied the arts with Hedy Pfundmayr and Grete Wiesenthal performing at the Burgtheatre and in a film called Silhouette before coming to the U.S. in 1939. Here, she performed in a Broadway cabaret revue called From Vienna sponsored by Irving Berlin and George Kaufman. Beginning in 1947 and lasting for thirty-five years, she ran her own dance studio, CODA, in Washington D.C.