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us: Bennington School of the Dance


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    • us: Bennington (Vt.). Bennington School of the Dance
    • us: Bennington, Vt. School of the Dance
    • us: Bennington (Vt.). School of the Dance
  • Later Established Forms

    • us: Bennington School of the Arts
  • Related Terms

    • us: Bennington College
    • us: Connecticut College American Dance Festival
  • Earlier Established Forms

      Bennington, Vt. School of the DanceBennington, Vt. School of the Dance
  • Sources

    • found: Its Catalog, 1934-39.
    • found: Kriegsman, S.A. Modern dance in America--The Bennington years, 1981: CIP galley (Bennington School of the Dance)
    • found: Its catalog, 1934-39 (Bennington School of the Dance)
    • found: WWW site for the American Dance Festival, viewed Mar. 1, 2005: (the Bennington School of Dance, the precursor of the American Dance Festival, was founded in 1934 at Bennington College; remained in Bennington until 1942 (with a one-year sojourn to Mills College, California, in 1939, after which, in 1940 the School of Dance returned to Bennington and incorporated under The School of the Arts); in 1948 program moved to Connecticut as the New York University/Connecticut College School of Dance [no publs. in LC database]; in 1950, the affiliation with NYU was terminated and the name became Connecticut College School of Dance/American Dance Festival; for the 1969 season the name became the American Dance Festival)
    • found: Information from 678 converted Dec. 16, 2014 (initiated in 1934; Superseded in 1940 by the Bennington School of the Arts)
  • Change Notes

    • 1981-12-03: new
    • 2014-12-16: revised
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