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The Bennington school of the dance : a history in writings and interviews

Author: Elizabeth M McPherson
Publisher: Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, [2013] ©2013
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The story of this groundbreaking summer dance program is told through the voices of staff, faculty, and students. Administrative director Mary Josephine Shelly's previously unpublished writings form a key summary of eight of the nine summer sessions. The Bennington School of the Dance was held from 1934 to 1942"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth M McPherson
ISBN: 9780786474172 0786474173
OCLC Number: 820788126
Description: viii, 332 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Bennington: An Historic Milepost --
1933: Planning the School --
Summer of 1934: The Beginning --
Summer of 1935: The Workshop Began --
Summer of 1936: The First Festival --
Summer of 1937: The Final Workshop Program, the Fellowships --
Summer of 1938: Culmination of a Plan, or "the Year of the Tent" --
Summer of 1939: From East to West --
Summer of 1940: First Summer of the School of the Arts --
Summer of 1941: Last Summer of the School of the Arts --
Summer of 1942: Bennington College Summer Session --
Looking Back: Group Discussion on the Bennington School of the Dance, 1959 --
Recollections and Anecdotes.
Responsibility: compiled and edited by Elizabeth McPherson ; foreword by Charles Reinhart.

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"The story of this groundbreaking summer dance program is told through the voices of staff, faculty, and students. Administrative director Mary Josephine Shelly's previously unpublished writings form a key summary of eight of the nine summer sessions. The Bennington School of the Dance was held from 1934 to 1942"--Provided by publisher.

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