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Kathleen Hill Papers

 Collection
Identifier: D032

Abstract

This collection contains choreography notes, programs, materials from various workshops and performances attended by Kathleen (Kathy) Hill, photos of Hill Academy of Dance and Dramatics (HADD) performances, dance related newspaper and magazine articles, personal correspondence, HADD board meeting notes, and scrapbooks.

Dates

  • 1977-2011

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Biographical / Historical

Kathleen Hill was born in 1959. She was a Denver native, graduating from South High and received a BA in Theater Arts & Dance from Colorado Women’s College in 1977. She studied with Hope Moore Waggoner through her childhood and school days and at the age of 21 bought Hope's studio. At Hill Academy of Dance she taught tap, ballet, jazz and lyrical. She is an experienced competition judge and has taken her performing company “The Colorado Timesteps” to many competitions in the US. Summer dance training included the Ailey School and Joffrey Ballet plus training with noted tappers Fayard Nicholas, Louis DaPron, Buster Brown and Jerry Ames. She served as President and was a Board member of the Colorado Dance Alliance for many years. She has taught tappers of all ages including seniors at Windsor Gardens—“The Duchesses of Windsor." As a dancer and actress she performed with The Denver Post Opera, Bonfils Theater, and throughout Colorado in numerous productions and industries. After she closed her dance school, Kathy went back to school to earn her Large Care Center Director License and her Colorado State Early Childhood Coaching Credential and most recently was employed by the Denver Public Schools as the Licensing and Program Quality Coordinator. Kathy passed away in September 2018 from leukemia.

Extent

11.25 Linear Feet (15 containers)

Scope and Contents

This collection contains choreography notes, programs, materials from various workshops and performances attended by Kathleen (Kathy) Hill, photos of Hill Academy of Dance and Dramatics (HADD) performances, dance related newspaper and magazine articles, personal correspondence, HADD board meeting notes, and scrapbooks.

Arrangement

This collection is arranged by type and alphabetically by name of the conference.
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Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and Archives Repository

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