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Reminiscences of Claudia Moore Read : oral history, 1979.

Creator: Read, Claudia Moore
Project: Bennington Summer School of the Dance project.
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Phys. Desc. :Transcript: 156 pages Sound recording: 1 reel
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Modern dance instructor.

Scope and Contents

Physical education and dance training at University of North Carolina at Greensboro, 1930-1934; Bennington Summer School of the Dance, 1934: classes with Graham, Humphrey, Holm and Hill, Dalcroze Eurhythmics; teaching summer school techniques at University of Nebraska; studies at Mary Wigman School, Germany, summer of 1936; Bennington Summer School of the Dance, 1938: inter-company rivalries, PASSACAGLIA; Mills College Summer School, 1939; Bennington Summer School of the Arts, 1940-1942; DECADE; importance and demise of Bennington Summer School; reminiscences of Doris Humphrey, Charles Weidman and many others.


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Copyright by the Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, 1982.

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