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Roberta Thornsberry Oral History, 2008

 Item
Identifier: D009.07.0004.00009

Abstract

Interview with Roberta Thornsberry conducted by Joan Brown.

Dates

  • 2008

Creator

Digital Repository

Roberta Thornsberry Oral History

Rights and Usage Statement

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Biographical / Historical

Roberta Thornsberry grew up in Denver and began dancing at age 5. She began her training with Clare Denny at Elitch Gardens in the summer and at the Republic Building's dance studio. After attending North High School, Roberta moved to Hollywood to begin a career in motion picture and dance. She soon returned to Denver and began teaching at the downtown YMCA and then in the Park Hill neighborhood. In 1956, she began teaching in her home and in 1958, she opened a studio, the Little Theatre Cultural Center.

Extent

1 Items (sound tape cassette)

Scope and Contents

From the Series: This seris contains oral histories, transcripts, photos, and clippings.

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Good 1 cassette tape

Provenance

Gift of the Friends of the Carson Brierly Dance Library, 2004.

General

reformatted digital

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and Archives Repository

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