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Dance on: Anna Sokolow [electronic resource]

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Anna Sokolow, choreographer and dancer, discusses her childhood years; Russian parents who were very poor Jews; themes that she uses, such as struggle and rebellion; the Depression; support from trade unions; 1960's protest; attitude towards work; travels and work in Mexico and Israel; dancers at the Juilliard School.
Online
2006; 1981
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Dance on: Lucas Hoving [electronic resource]

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In this program, dancer, choreographer, and teacher Lucas Hoving talks about his career and connections with Yvonne Georgi, Kurt Jooss, Agnes de Mille, and José Limón.
Online
1986
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Dance on: Mary Anthony [electronic resource]

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Mary Anthony, dancer, choreographer, and teacher, talks about mounting her work Threnody (1956) during a residency at the University of Kansas in Lawrence, Kansas. She discusses the play that inspired it, Synge's Riders to the sea; her chance discovery of its Britten score; and teaching the dancers how to handle the props required by the piece. Looking back upon her long career, she recalls her arrival in New York, her close association with choreographer Hanya Holm, the establishment of her own company and studio, and her contributions to the religious television programs Lamp unto my feet and Look up and live. She concludes by discussing the need for today's dancers to develop soul as well as technical facility.
Online
1996
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Dance on: Alwin Nikolais [electronic resource]

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Alwin Nikolais speaks about beginning his career as a piano accompanist at a dance studio. Seeing Mary Wigman for the first time he realized that he wanted to be a dancer, not an accompanist. Billie Mahoney and Alwin Nikolais discuss his work with other dancers, his travels and his career as choreographer and teacher.
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1982