- Additional Authors
- 1 sound cassette (85 min.)
- Oral History Archive.
- Interviewed by Lesley Farlow 27 Aug. & 25 Sept. 1991 at the Dance Collection of the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Lincoln Center.
- The questions for the interview were written by Jenifer Craig, professor of dance at the University of Oregon in Eugene, as part of the research for her forthcoming book on Bella Lewitzky.
- Access (note)
- Permission required from Jenifer Craig.
- SUMMARY: Marjorie Perces discusses her dance background; meeting Lester Horton and Bella Lewitzky; joining Lester Horton's Dance Theatre; working with Horton on El Rebozo, Salome, Bench of the lamb; Lewitzky as a dancer and teacher; Lewitzky's departure from Dance Theatre; teaching children at Lewitzky's school, Dance Associates; philosophical differences between Horton and Lewitzky; participating in Lewitzky's rehearsals; Viviran (Lewitzky); dancing in Lewitzky's first company; Legendes (Lewitzky); Women of Innisfree (Lewitzky); leaving Dance Associates; starting her own company; teaching at the Alvin Ailey School in New York and other recent projects; Lewitzky's contribution to dance in codifying and developing Horton technique; other Horton teachers.
- Call Number
- *MGZTC 3-1515
Perces, Marjorie B., 1921- Interviewee
Interview with Marjorie Perces [sound recording]
Permission required from Jenifer Craig.
- Local Subject
Modern dance -- Technique -- Horton.
Audiotapes -- Perces, M.
- Added Author
Farlow, Lesley. Interviewer
Craig, Jenifer P.
- Research Call Number