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Gender Project : interview with Delia Peters.

Author: Delia Peters; Joanna Mendl Shaw
Publisher: 2000.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : Manuscript   Archival Material : English
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Peters speaks about her career beginning with her early ballet training in Queens, New York City and at the School of American Ballet; her love of performing as a stimulus to her career choices; dancing with the New York City Ballet while studying at Fordham University; working as an archivist and a photographer/videographer at City Ballet after retirement as a dancer; entering the School of Law at Columbia  Read more...
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Named Person: Delia Peters; Delia Peters
Material Type: Biography, Manuscript
Document Type: Book, Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Delia Peters; Joanna Mendl Shaw
OCLC Number: 122616378
Notes: Transcript of interview with Delia Peters by Joanna Mendl Shaw at Shaw's home in New York City, recorded on Feb. 29, 2000.
Typescript.
The transcript may contain misspellings.
Description: 30 leaves ; 29 cm.

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Peters speaks about her career beginning with her early ballet training in Queens, New York City and at the School of American Ballet; her love of performing as a stimulus to her career choices; dancing with the New York City Ballet while studying at Fordham University; working as an archivist and a photographer/videographer at City Ballet after retirement as a dancer; entering the School of Law at Columbia University and her new career as an attorney; her sense of humor as a coping mechanism; gender disparities at City Ballet; sexual tension experienced as a dancer and as an attorney; using her gender to her advantage; the predominance of male artistic directors in ballet; advising dancers facing retirement; the pragmatic basis of her decision to become an attorney.

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