The Contributions of Martha Hill to American Dance and Dance Education, 1900-1995

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  • Copyright: 2008-05-01
  • Publisher: Edwin Mellen Pr
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Author Biography

Elizabeth McPherson is a faculty member of Long Island University-Brooklyn campus and The Ethical Culture Fieldston School.

Table of Contents

Introductionp. 1
An Overview of the History of Dance in Higher Education in the United Statesp. 5
Hill's Youth and Early Career: Growing Up in the Bible Belt (1900-1930)p. 15
Developing a Dance Program in the School of Education at New York University (1930-1951)p. 27
Establishing a Place for Dance in a Liberal Arts Setting at Bennington College (1932-1951)p. 35
Moving Dance into Mainstream American Thought at The Bennington School of the Dance and The Connecticut College School of the Dance/American Dance Festival (1934-1952)p. 43
Creating and Nurturing a Conservatory Program in Dance at Juilliard (1951-1995)p. 55
Martha Hill Through the Eyes of Her Studentsp. 79
Hill's Legacyp. 139
Martha Hill Timelinep. 159
Bibliographyp. 161
Indexp. 175
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