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Reminiscences of Marian Van Tuyl Campbell : oral history, 1979.

Creator: Campbell, Marian Van Tuyl
Project: Bennington Summer School of the Dance project.
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Phys. Desc. :Transcript: 145 pages Sound recording: 1 reel
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Dancer, choreographer; interviewee married Douglas Campell.

Scope and Contents

Early experiences in dance; career as teacher at University of Michigan and University of Chicago; early training in New York with Martha Hill and Louis Horst; study in Graham, Holm, and Humphrey/Weidman studios; impact of Bennington Summer School; rehearsals for PANORAMA; impressions of choreography presented at school; physical education teachers at Bennington; Ballet Caravan performances; social life at the summer school; impressions of Martha Graham, Louis Horst, Mary Jo Shelly; work as a fellow of the school, 1938; John Martin and the class in dance criticism; Mills College idea; subsequent dance experiences.

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