Women -- Education (Higher) -- United States
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Charlotte York Irey Oral History, 2005
Abstract Charlotte Irey talks about her lifetime in dance. She had her first taste of modern dance at the age of 17 when she traveled to Dresden, Germany to study with Mary Wigman. Modern dance was in its infancy at this time (1930s). The dance training that she had did not prepare her for the non-technique modern dance taught by Wigman. Irey enjoyed the study and realized only a few years later how important modern dance class was to her. Irey earned her degree from the University of Wisconsin. Irey...