Interview with Hanya Holm, 1977
NamesHolm, Hanya, 1893-1992 (Interviewee)Wiesner, Theodora (Interviewer)National Dance Association (Contributor)American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance (Contributor)
Dance Audio Archive
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1977-11-16
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZTCO 3-600
TopicsHolm, Hanya, 1893-1992Dance teachers
NotesContent: Title supplied by cataloger.Venue: Recorded byTheodora Wiesner 1977, November 16 New York (N.Y.)Funding: The conservation and cataloging of this recording was made possible in part by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature. The support of the National Endowment for the Arts is also gratefully acknowledged.Acquisition: Gift American Alliance of of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and DanceContent: Streaming audio file 1 (approximately 31 minutes). Hanya Holm speaks with Theodora Wiesner about her teaching career in the United States beginning with the school created under the auspices of Sol Hurok; performing lecture-demonstrations on the so-called gymnasium circuit; the Bennington College Summer School of the Dance; teaching at Colorado College; the students; her work in musical comedies; [ends abruptly but continues on streaming audio file 2].Content: Streaming audio file 2 (23 minutes). Hanya Holm continues to speak about her work in musical comedy; her work in opera and on the film, The vagabond king (1956); the problem with too much emphasis on technique; the principles behind her teaching and what she looks for in her students.
Physical DescriptionAudiocassetteExtent: 1 audiocassette (approximately 54 min.)Sound quality is fair. The recording is marred by "tape hiss" and occasional short gaps.
DescriptionInterview with Hanya Holm conducted by Theodora Wiesner on November 16, 1977, at Holm's home in New York (N.Y.) for the oral history archives of the National Dance Association of the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance.
Type of ResourceSound recording
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 81501511NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12118413Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 51cc9180-7958-0136-b2ad-0cd61f631f76
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