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The contributions of Martha Hill to American dance and dance education, 1900-1995

Author: Elizabeth M McPherson
Publisher: Lewiston [N.Y.] : Edwin Mellen Press, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book looks at the life of Martha Hill, the prominent educator and founding director of three pivotal degree-granting college dance programs or departments and two summer festivals. The first-hand narratives provide in-depth perspectives on Hill's life and legacy. This book contains 28 black and white photographs.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biographies
History
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
McPherson, Elizabeth M.
Contributions of Martha Hill to American dance and dance education, 1900-1995.
Lewiston [N.Y.] : Edwin Mellen Press, ©2008
(DLC) 2008012477
(OCoLC)213846104
Named Person: Martha Hill; Martha Hill; Martha Hill; Martha Hill, Tänzerin.
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth M McPherson
ISBN: 9780773421479 0773421475
OCLC Number: 810933963
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (vi, 179 pages, 28 pages of plates) : illustrations
Contents: An overview of the history of dance in higher education in the United States --
Hill's youth and early career: growing up in the Bible Belt (1900-1930) --
Developing a dance program in the School of Education in New York University (1930-1951) --
Establishing a place for dance in a liberal arts setting at Bennington College (1932-1951) --
Moving dance into mainstream American thought at the Bennington School of the Dance and the Connecticut College School of the Dance/American Dance Festival (1934-1952) --
Creating and nurturing a conservatory program in dance at Juilliard (1951-1995) --
Martha Hill through the eyes of her students --
Hill's legacy.
Responsibility: Elizabeth McPherson ; with a foreword by Joseph W. Polisi.
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This book looks at the life of Martha Hill, the prominent educator and founding director of three pivotal degree-granting college dance programs or departments and two summer festivals. The first-hand narratives provide in-depth perspectives on Hill's life and legacy. This book contains 28 black and white photographs.

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