Nancy Cranbourne Oral History
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Interview with Nancy Cranbourne conducted by Nancy McElroy. Interviews for 2020 Legends of Dance were conducted over Zoom due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Nancy Cranbourne is a performer, teacher, choreographer, producer, and writer for work both on stage and in films. She is well known for her popular community jazz dance classes in Boulder and performances of 40 Women Over 40. Nancy has also taught at CU, CSU, University of Washington, Cornish College, the National Theater Conservatory, and at national dance festivals including 39 summers with the Boulder Jazz Dance Workshop. As an award-winning writer and actress, her collaborative work Two Women Avoiding Involuntary Hospitalization garnered her the Best Actress Award from Westword Magazine and was named Best New Play by the Denver Drama Critics Circle. One Big Yes Productions is the company she created to produce the variety of work she creates.