Doris Humphrey, An Artist First
An AutobiographyBook - 1995
This landmark book about Doris Humphrey, one of the most influential pioneers in the development of modern dance, tells of her struggles and triumphs in exploring new forms of dance; of Humphrey's break with Denishawn to establish her company with Charles Weidman; of creating a new dance technique which has been seminal to the training of modern dancers; of choreographing in the 1930s, 1940s, and 1950s; and of creating a choreographic aesthetic that has been a primary influence on subsequent generations of dancemakers.
Publisher: Pennington, N.J. : Princeton Book Co., 
Edition: Centennial edition
Copyright Date: ©1995
Branch Call Number: 793.32 HUMPHRE 1995
Characteristics: xiv, 305 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm