Bird's Eye View : Dancing With Martha Graham and on Broadway (Paperback)

Author: Bird, Dorothy

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Product Overview

An autobiography of Martha Graham's protoge who went on to work with every major Broadway choreographer of the 1930s and 40s. It provides invaluable insights into Graham's teaching while telling anecdotes about working on the Great White Way.

Specifications

Publisher University of Pittsburgh Press
Mfg Part# 9780822957911
SKU 31022867
Format Paperback
ISBN10 0822957914
Release Date 4/10/2007
Physical
Dimensions (in Inches) 8.25H x 5.75L x 0.75T
Praise
"A fascinating glimpse of life inside Graham's charmed circle, and a moving record of one dancer's determined pursuit of a career."
From the Publisher
Annotation One of Martha Graham's early students remembers her first lesson, in 1930, and the way Graham changed her life--for better and for worse. Dorothy Bird left Graham's company to become an acclaimed dancer in Broadway musicals and a teacher of dance, but her memoir focuses on her memories of and her admiration for the great choreographer.
Editors Note Presents a dancer's perspective as a member of the Graham Group in the 1930s and a Broadway dancer during and after the second World War, sharing insights into the prestigious teacher's educational methods while describing period dance, theater, and politics. Reprint. (Performing Arts)
Editors Note 2 Presents a dancer's perspective as a member of the Graham Group in the 1930s and a Broadway dancer during and after the second World War, sharing insights into the prestigious teacher's educational methods while describing period dance, theater, and politics. Reprint. (Performing Arts)
Product Attributes
Book Format Paperback
Number of Pages 0261
Publisher University of Pittsburgh Press
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