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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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.
- Bennington College.
- Bowers, Theresa, interviewer.
- Campbell, Marian Van Tuyl--Interviews.
- Dance teachers.
- Goldner, Nancy, interviewer.
- Graham, Martha.
- Hill, Martha.
- Holm, Hanya, 1893-1992.
- Horst, Louis.
- Humphrey, Doris, 1895-1958.
- Modern dance.
- Oral histories.
- Weidman, Charles.