Reminiscences of William Bales 1979

 

Name
Bales, William, 1910-1990 (Interviewee)
Bowers, Theresa (Interviewer)
Title
Reminiscences of William Bales 1979
Abstract
Family background; drama and dance studies at Carnegie Tech, 1934; dance instructor with sister in Carnegie and Washington, PA; dance instructor, Irene Kaufman Settlement House; choreography to commemorate Edwin L. Drake's capping of oil well; debut at Radio City Music Hall; study with Jose Limon and Martha Hill; association with Humphrey-Weidman Company; Bennington Summer School of the Dance, 1936 , 1938; start of dance program at Bennington; recollections of Cecil Kitkat, Doris Humphrey, Martha Hill, Martha Graham, Robert Devore Leigh, Arch Lauterer.
Collection Name
Bennington Summer School of the Dance project
Subjects
Educators; Choreographers; Dancers; Modern dance; Bales, William, 1910-1990; Bennington College
Format
oral histories
Genre
Interviews
Date
1979
Physical Description
110 pages
Note (Biographical)
Dancer, choreographer, educator.
Note
Interviewed by Theresa Bowers on March 5, 1979.
Note (Provenance)
William Bales, Gift 1979
Language
English
Library Location
Columbia Center for Oral History, Columbia University
Browse Location’s Digital Content
Catalog Record
13617228
Also In
Oral History Archives at Columbia
Time-Based Media
Time-Based Media
Persistent URL
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-8gjh-r719
Related URLs
Available digital content for this interview.