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Oral history interview with Helen B. Knight, 1979.

Creator: Knight, Helen B.
Project: Bennington Summer School of the Dance project.
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Phys. Desc. :Transcript: 111 pages Sound recording: 1 reel
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Modern dance instructor.

Scope and Contents

Early ballet experience, Chicago; dance instructor positions; student, New York University summer camp 1930-33; Bennington Summer School, 1935; classes of Martha Hill, Norman Lloyd and Louis Horst; augmented group, Holm's TREND, summer 1937; comparison of Bennington, Mills and Connecticut College summer schools; Graham technique; dance and politics; physical education circuit; recollections of several dancers.

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