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Kirn, Marda


b. Columbus, Ohio, . Graduated from Sarah Lawrence Coll., with a year abroad at the Univ. Freiburg im Breisgau. Related names: Boulder Ballet Company; Community Free School (Boulder, Colo.); Colorado Dance Festival.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Colorado Dance and Marda Kirn, 1982

Identifier: D018.03.0012.0001
Abstract Subject file relating either a dance topic, individual, or company. Folder contains articles, correspondence, documents, notes, and ephemera.
Dates: 1982

Colorado Dance Festival Records

Identifier: D010
Abstract The Colorado Dance Festival was organized in 1978 as a dance film series under the umbrella of the Boulder Dance Alliance. Founder Marda Kirn served as artistic director in 1978. In 1980 the film series was renamed the Independent Boulder Dance Festival. The name was again changed in 1982 to the Colorado Dance Festival, and featured workshops, classes and performances. The festival spearheaded the American tap dance revival. Unable to finance further seasons, the festival closed in 2001....
Dates: 1979-2001