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Roberta Thornsberry Oral History, 2008

Identifier: D009.07.0004.00009


Interview with Roberta Thornsberry conducted by Joan Brown.


  • 2008


Digital Repository

Roberta Thornsberry Oral History

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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.


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


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


reformatted digital

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and Archives Repository

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