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

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Format: Paperback
ISBN-10: 0822957914
ISBN-13: 9780822957911
Sku: 31022867
Publish Date: 4/10/2007
Dimensions:  (in Inches) 8.25H x 5.75L x 0.75T
Pages:  261
Age Range:  NA
 
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.
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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)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)
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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.

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"A fascinating glimpse of life inside Graham's charmed circle, and a moving record of one dancer's determined pursuit of a career." 07/15/1997

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Product attributeBook Format:   Paperback
Product attributeNumber of Pages:   0261
Product attributePublisher:   University of Pittsburgh Press
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