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Ballet

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

Gloria Kubel (Winber) Oral History, 2007

 Item
Identifier: D009.06.0005.00011
Overview Gloria Kubel recounts her early dance training and dance classes at Sarah Lawrence College where she studied under Bessie Schonberg, and guest teachers, Charles Weidman, Alwin Nikolais, Ruth Currier and Kathryn Litz. Her degree was in education but after marrying in 1957 and moving to Denver, Colorado in 1959 she decided to work in the field of dance. Kubel discusses taking classes from and teaching under Rhoda Gersten. She began teaching dance in 1965. In 1971 Rita Berger, the head of the...

Gwen Bowen Oral History, 2005

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Identifier: D009.04.0005.00006
Overview Denver, Colo. native Gwen L. Bowen relates her life in dance, beginning with her early childhood education and dance classes studying under Claire Denne and Lillian Cushing. She participated in Denne's summer dance programs at Elitch Gardens in Denver. In 1946, when a high school junior, Bowen was a soloist in the Denver Post Opera. She injured her ankle but kept dancing through several performances. She had torn all of the tendons in her foot and was told she would never dance again. Because...

Legends of Dance Honorees, 2017

 Series
Identifier: D009.16
Scope and Contents This series contains oral histories and materials from the 2017 'Legends of Dance' honorees. Oral histories were conducted with Gene GeBauer, Celeste Grynberg, Maria Mosina, Fran Page, Deborah Reshotko, and Damian Woetzel.

Lillian Covillo Oral History, 2003

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Identifier: D009.03.0005.00002
Overview Lillian Covillo recounts her early years growing up in Denver, Colorado and attending St. Philomena's parochial school where she was first exposed to ballet through teacher, Lucille Brush. She discusses her early professional experiences, including assuming Brush's responsibilities for teaching dance at Cathedral High School, her association with the Denver Grand Opera Company, and her initial introduction to Freidann Parker and modern dancing through the Martha Wilcox modern dance group. She...

Lillian Covillo Oral History Transcript, 2004

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Identifier: D009.03.0002.0003.00001
Overview Lillian Covillo recounts her early years growing up in Denver, Colorado and attending St. Philomena's parochial school where she was first exposed to ballet through teacher, Lucille Brush. She discusses her early professional experiences, including assuming Brush's responsibilities for teaching dance at Cathedral High School, her association with the Denver Grand Opera Company, and her initial introduction to Freidann Parker and modern dancing through the Martha Wilcox modern dance group. She...

Mosina, Maria, 2017

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Identifier: D009.16.0007.0003