Oral history interview with Helen B. Knight [electronic resource], 1979.
|Creator: ||Knight, Helen B.||Project: ||Bennington Summer School of the Dance project. |
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|Phys. Desc. :||sound file : digital preservation master, WAV files (96 kHz, 24 bit)|
|Location: ||Columbia Center for Oral History|
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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.