WorldCat Identities

Hill, Martha 1900-1995

Overview
Works: 48 works in 57 publications in 1 language and 2,931 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Nonfiction television programs  Documentary television programs  Documentary films  Biographical films  Nonfiction films  Outlines and syllabi  Chronologies  Interviews 
Roles: Director, Interviewee, Dancer, Author, Speaker
Classifications: GV1785.H54, 792.8092
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Martha Hill
Miss Hill : making dance matter( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Martha Hill was a visionary who fought against great odds to make contemporary and modern dance a legitimate art form in America. In a career spanning most of the twentieth century, she became a behind-the-scenes leader in the dance world, and the founding director of Juilliard's Dance Division. Here is a celebration of dance and an examination of the passion to keep it alive
Historical chart of the dance and related fields by Bennington College( Book )

1 edition published in 1934 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Of sun, moon, stars( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The Juilliard Dance Ensemble( Visual )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

On land( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The stone garden (1979)( Visual )

1 edition published in 1979 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Restless land : a piece in 6 parts for chorus of mixed voices, dance group, and piano by Norman Lloyd( )

1 edition published in 1951 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Martha Hill Photographs( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Twenty photographs of Martha Hill from childhood through 1990; filmed with voices in the background, probably Martha Hill and Janet Soares
Martha Hill memorial tribute( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

General administrative records by Juilliard School( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Correspondence, reports, newsclippings and other material relating to the activities of the Dance Division, chiefly dating from the administration of Martha Hill as Division Director (1951-1985)
Antony Tudor by Viola Aberlé( Visual )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Anthony Tudor revolutionized ballet by replacing princes and princesses with ordinary people who display universal human emotions. Interspersed with interviews with Tudor and friends and colleagues are excerpts from several of Tudor's works
[Mark Ryder, Martha Hill interviewed by Sali Ann Kriegsman by Mark Ryder( Recording )

1 edition published in 1977 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Interview conducted by Kriegsman for her book Modern dance in America--the Bennington years
Estancia (premiere performances)( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Dance: a symposium sponsored by the Institute of International Education( Recording )

1 edition published in 1970 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Disc 1 (approximately 41 minutes). [Ambient noise]. Walter Terry, as moderator, introduces the focus of the symposium: dance as a medium for international cultural exchange, and speaks about past government-sponsored international exchange programs; Martha Hill (with a few interpolated comments from Antony Tudor) speaks about visits by foreign artists to the United States, in particular at the Juilliard School; and about using the interest in American Indian traditional dance and song to promote cultural exchange; Terry speaks about the presenting of American Indian dance to non-Indian audiences; Katherine Dunham speaks about various socio-economic aspects of dance, in particular in urban areas, and the importance of developing an audience [continues on disc 2]
A special homage to Martha( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Interview with Martha Hill( Visual )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

First interview: Martha Hill discusses visiting the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts and her relationship with students and staff; her background and growing up in East Palestine, Ohio; attending college in Battle Creek, Mich.; attending a Martha Graham concert in New York and changing her focus from ballet to modern dance; the graduate dance program at NYU, 1926; developing the dance program at Bennington College (first summer, 1934); seeing premiere of Martha Graham's Panarama and Doris Humphrey's With my Red Fires; talking about Humphrey as a colleague and as the head of the Juilliard Dance Theatre in 1950. Second interview: Martha Hill discusses the partisanship myth at Bennington and interacting with Humphrey, Charles Weidman, and Graham; the progress of dance in higher education; how socialism and Hitler affected choreographers in the 1930's; being a student of Bessie Schönberg's at University of Oregon; Doris Humphrey's dances performed at the Hong Kong Academy including Passacaglia and Fugue, The Shakers, and Day on Earth. Third interview: Martha Hill talks about Carl Wolz (Dean of Dance, Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts) being her student at Juilliard; and concludes by talking about the Hong Kong Academy and its reputation around the world
Ragini [Devi] book release( Visual )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Martha Hill [at Barbara] Morgan exhibit( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Martha Hill walks through the photograph exhibition while commenting of Barbara Morgan's photographs which include the choreographic works of American Document and With my red fires. She discusses Charles Weidman, Doris Humphrey, Martha Graham, Jane Dudley and Margaret D'Houbler, her own career and childhood influences, the Bennington years, what she expects from dancers today and concludes with her speaking informally with students
Magritte, Magritte (excerpt) The ideas of the acrobat( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Martha Hill interview( Visual )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Martha Hill discusses Martha Graham, beginning with Martha Graham's lost solo that opened many concerts; how she heard about and met Graham; Lincoln Kirsteins generousity when Hill started Bennington School of the Dance; why and how she started Bennington School; the first summer dance program with teachers including Martha Graham, Doris Humphery, Charles Weidman, and Hanya Holm; creating Panorama with Graham; her first impression of Erick Hawkins joining the Martha Graham Dance Company and Hawkins being at Bennington to perform American document; why not many men were dancing at that time; Martha Graham and Erick Hawkins falling in love; how Graham's work changed when Hawkins began dancing in the company; description of Graham's Primative mysteries; how Graham worked with dancers when creating works; performing on stage with Graham; Lydia Lopokova visiting Bennington College and meeting Graham; working with Louis Horst; how Graham gave up dancing and how difficult it was for her; patrons who helped Graham throughout her career; Miss Ruth's influence on Graham; how Graham developed her technique and movement; Graham sitting with Horst when he was in the hospital; Hills strongest personal memory of Graham and Graham's greatest contribution
 
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Alternative Names
Hill, Grace Martha 1900-1995

Martha Hill Amerikaans danseres (1900-1995)

Martha Hill amerikanische Tänzerin und Tanz-Pädagogin

مارتا هیل رقاص آمریکایی

Languages
English (44)

Covers
The contributions of Martha Hill to American dance and dance education, 1900-1995