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The Dance Oral History Channel: Marya Warshaw Interview, Excerpt

March 19, 2012

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The Interview with Marya Warshaw, conducted by Eva Yaa Asantewaa, was audio recorded on March 19 and 26, 2012.

In this opening segment of the interview (approximately 48 mins.), Marya Warshaw describes her parents and family background as well as important early teachers and mentors in her life including June Finch.  She remembers studying at the New Dance Group studio and working with Charles Weidman.  Warshaw describes the social and cultural climate of her childhood and her appreciation of the diverse creative education she received.

The Oral History Project Interview with Marya Warshaw  was made possible with assistance from the New York State Council on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts.  You can listen to the interview in its entirety on-site on the third floor of the Library for the Performing Arts.  A full description of the interview, including a content summary, can be found here.