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Title The history of modern dance / produced, directed and edited by James Holzknecht ; Castalia Media
Published New York, NY : Distributing by Insight Media, [2008]


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Description 1 videodisc (DVD) (52 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
Contents Introduction -- Early dance pioneers in the United States (1900-1940) -- Experimentation in ballet (1900-1930s) -- Foundations of modern dance (1910-1940s) -- The second generation of modern dance (1935-1980s) -- New directions for modern dance (1940-present) -- The growth & development of modern dance education (1920s-present)
Summary Includes interviews, archival photographs, and footage of dance rehearsals and performances to explore the history of 20th century dance. Features discussion of topics such as shoeless dancing in ballet, the Graham technique, the contributions of the African and Caribbean movements, the use of technology, the role of academia, and more
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Originally produced in 2008
Credits Choreography, Jessica Lindberg ; videography, Leah Ross, Mary Luker
Performer Dana Tai Soon Burgess, Michelle N. Burkhart, Jose Bustamante, Paul Emerson, Judith Lynne Hanna, Jessica Lindberg, Allison Orr, Nancy Reynolds, Nejla Yatkin
Notes No rating given
Available to Deakin staff and students only
Subject Modern dance -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Dance -- History -- 20th century.
Modern dance -- Study and teaching -- History -- 20th century.
Genre/Form Documentary films.
Nonfiction films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Video recordings.
Author Holzknecht, James, director, producer
Castalia Media (Firm)
Insight Media (Firm)