The Dance Oral History Channel: Wendy Whelan Interview, Excerpt
The Interview with Wendy Whelan, conducted by Nancy Reynolds, was video recorded by François Bernadi on October 12, 2011, for the Speaking of Dancing Oral History Project.
This excerpt begins with Nancy Reynolds posing a question about a mid-career turning point noted by many of Wendy Whelan’s fans. In her surprising and inspiring answer, Whelan discusses how events in her personal life manifested themselves in artistic blossoming and changes in her quality of movement.
The Speaking of Dancing Oral History Project was made possible by a gift from Anne H. Bass. 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.