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Maxine Munt Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: D026
Maxine Munt was a modern dancer and dance educator who studied at the Bennington School of the Dnace at Bennington College in Bennington, Vermont. In 1952, Munt and her husband, Alfred Brooks, opened the Munt-Brooks Studio in New York. In 1966, Munt and Brooks moved to Denver, Colorado and founded a theater called The Changing Scene. Munt died in 2005. The bulk of the collection contains material documenting Munt's time at the Bennington School of the Dance at Bennington College in Bennington, Vermont. The collection includes photographs, programs, and newspaper clippings.

Dates

  • Other: 1938-1949

Creator

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright restrictions may apply.

Extent

1.5 Linear Feet (1 container)

Scope and Contents

This collection contains (1) scrapbook.

Biographical / Historical

Maxine Munt was a modern dancer and dance educator who studied at the Bennington School of the Dnace at Bennington College in Bennington, Vermont. Teachers at Bennington included: Charles Weidman, Hanya Holm, Doris Humphrey, and Martha Graham. Munt went on to teach dance at Adelphi College in Long Island, New York. In 1952, Munt and her husband, Alfred Brooks, opened the Munt-Brooks Studio in New York. In 1966, Munt and Brooks moved to Denver, Colorado and founded a theater called The Changing Scene. Munt died in 2005.

Arrangement

This collection is unarranged.

Creator

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and Archives Repository

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