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Dawn Fay Oral History, 2021

Interview over Zoom with Dawn Fay conducted by Julia Wilkinson-Manley. Dawn Fay is a native of Memphis, TN. She received her professional training at the North Carolina School of the Arts followed by…

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David Andrews Highlight Reel

Highlight reel from interview with David Andrews conducted by Joan Brown. This video covers his start in photographing dance, his techniques, his time photographing Denver dance companies, and the…

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Kathy Hill Highlight Reel

Highlight reel from interview with Kathy Hill conducted by Joan Brown. Kathy talks about dancing with Hope Moore Wagonner, her studio, Colorado Timesteps company, and second career with DPL.

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Nancy Cranbourne Highlight Reel

Highlight reel from Zoom interview with Nancy Cranbourne conducted by Nancy McElroy. This video covers her start in dance and theater in college, her time in Seattle and Bill Evans Dance Company, her…

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Maria Vazquez Highlight Reel

Highlight reel from Zoom interview with Maria Vazquez conducted by Joan Brown. This video covers her start in Spanish dance and teaching in Spain, her move to Denver, the start of her studio and…

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Maria Vazquez Oral History, 2020

Interview with Maria Vazquez conducted by Joan Brown. Interviews for 2020 Legends of Dance were conducted over Zoom due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Maria Vazquez has taught and performed flamenco…

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Jan Justis Oral History, 2020

Interview with Jan Justis conducted by Sandra Minton. Interviews for 2020 Legends of Dance were conducted over Zoom due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Jan Justis danced professionally with the Nikolais…

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Aspen Santa Fe Ballet Oral History, 2011

Interview with Valerie (Bebe) Schweppe conducted by Glenn Giffin. In 1996, Aspen Santa Fe Ballet Founder Bebe Schweppe invited Tom Mossbrucker and Jean-Philippe Malaty to create a ballet company in…

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Patricia Renzetti Oral History, 2010

Interview with Patricia Renzetti conducted by Glenn Giffin.

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Pheobe Smedley Oral History, 2010

Interview with Pheobe Smedley conducted by Sandra Minton. Phoebe is from Arlington Heights Chicago. She came to Denver in 1949 as a freshman at Colorado Women’s College. After finishing her…

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Hannah Kahn Oral History, 2009

Interview wih Hannah Kahn conducted by Sandra Minton. Hannah Kahn began dancing in her hometown of Ithaca, New York. After high school, she attended Julliard as a modern dance major. After…

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Nancy Spanier Oral History, 2007

Interview with Nancy Spanier conducted by Sandra Minton. This interview was conducted over the phone. Nancy Spanier grew up on New York and had the opportunity to dance with Alfredo Corvino,…

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Family of Beverly Elinoff Oral History, 2009

Interview with the Family of Beverly Elinoff conducted by Joan Brown. Beverly Elinoff was born in 1930 and passed in June 2009. She started dancing at an early age studying ballet, tap, and piano.…

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David Taylor Oral History, 2008

Interview with David Taylor conducted by Michelle O'Bryan Hamel. David Taylor began choreographing in the 1970s. By 1979 he founded David Taylor Dance Theatre, an innovative contemporary ballet…

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Gwen Bowen Oral History, 2005

Denver, Colo. native Gwen L. Bowen relates her life in dance, beginning with her early childhood education and dance classes studying under Claire Denne and Lillian Cushing. She participated in…

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Mary Wohl Haan Oral History, 2012

Interview with Mary Wohl Haan conducted by Joan Brown. Mary Wohl Haan, modern dancer and choreographer, is artistic director of Boulder’s HAAN Dances. Since moving to Boulder in 1990, her…

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