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Boulder Jazz Dance Workshop Oral History, 2018

Identifier: D009.17.0007.0007.00001


Interview with Lara Brannen conducted by Nancy McElroy.


  • 2018


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Biographical / Historical

Created in 1978 by Lara Branen and Michael Geiger, BJDW celebrated its 40th anniversary in 2018 with Lara serving as co-director or director for all 40 years. BJDW provides an annual 2-week intensive summer dance workshop to train Colorado dancers in a wide range of jazz dance styles. Today, students receive diverse technique classes led by unique dance artists and repertory from these professional teachers. A commerical dance weekend, student choreographic opportunities, and auditions for the professional company (Interweave Dance Theatre) and cruise ships lines are offered.


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Scope and Contents

From the Series: This series contains DVDs and release forms for the 2018 Legends of Dance honorees: Boulder Jazz Dance Festival, Ana Claire, Denver Ballet Guild, Nada Diachenko, Kathy Hill, and Jane Spain.

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