The Contributions of Martha Hill to American Dance and Dance Education, 1900-1995

The Contributions of Martha Hill to American Dance and Dance Education, 1900-1995

By: Elizabeth McPherson (author), Joseph W. Polisi (foreword_author)Hardback

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About Author

Dr. McPherson received her Ph.D. from New York University. She is a faculty member of Long Island University-Brooklyn campus and The Ethical Culture Fieldston School.

Contents

Foreword; Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1 An Overview of the History of Dance in Higher Education in the United States; 2 Hill's Youth and Early Career: Growing Up in the Bible Belt (1900-30); 3 Establishing a Dance Program in the School of Education at New York University (1930-51); 4 Establishing a Place for Dance in a Liberal Arts Setting at Bennington College (1932-51); 5 Moving Dance into Mainstream American Thought at The Bennington School of the Dance and The Connecticut College School of the Dance/American Dance Festival (1934-52); 6 Creating and Nurturing a Conservatory Program in Dance at Juilliard (1951-95); 7 Through the Eyes of Hill's Students; 8 Hill's Legacy; Appendix; Bibliography; Index.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780773451223
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 228
  • ID: 9780773451223
  • ISBN10: 0773451226

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