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|Named Person:||Brenda Dixon Gottschild; Mary Anthony; Pearl Primus; Robert Farris Thompson; Hellmutt Gottschild|
|Material Type:||Audio book, etc.|
|Document Type:||Sound Recording|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Brenda Dixon Gottschild; Monica Moseley
|Notes:||Recorded on April 30, 2001 and May 7, 2001 in Philadelphia, Pa. For transcript see *MGZMT 3-2315.
Interview conducted by Monica Moseley.
|Description:||4 sound cassettes (ca. 270 min.) + transcript (137 leaves).|
Cassette 2. 5/07/01 (90 min.): Dixon-Gottschild continues to discuss her family background; racial issues; her life in the late 1960s; more on her work with the Open Theater and deciding to leave; her trip to Tunisia; marrying Esty Stowell; getting a job at Bennington College and leaving after a year; the beginnings of her work as a writer; her graduate work; working for the College of New Rochelle.
Cassette 3. 5/07/01 (90 min): Dixon-Gottschild discusses the development of her teaching [interview pauses and resumes that evening]; her academic work in anthropology; thoughts on Katherine Dunham; various people she may have known or seen perform in New York, including Pearl Primus, Robert Farris Thompson, and Allegra Fuller Snyder; the 1990 Dance Critics Association conference; Richard Schechner; teaching criticism; John Szwed and Roger Abrahams; developing the doctoral program at Temple University; her own research; Philadelphia Dance Company; the work of her husband Hellmutt Gottschild; their work together.
Cassette 4. 5/07/01 (10 min.): Conversation continues about her work with Hellmutt Gottschild, the scope of her touring and her work internationally.