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The Joffrey Ballet : Robert Joffrey and the making of an American dance company

Author: Sasha Anawalt
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : University of Chicago Press edView all editions and formats
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Provides a lively history of the Joffrey Ballet Company and a portrait of Robert Joffrey, the creative maverick who led and inspired it. Traces the history of the American dance scene from the 1950s to the present day, when government funding supports dance companies. Is it worth the politics that come with that support.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Named Person: Robert Joffrey; Robert Joffrey
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Sasha Anawalt
ISBN: 0226017559 9780226017556
OCLC Number: 37030917
Notes: Originally published: New York : Scribner, ©1996.
Awards: Commended for Independent Publisher Book Awards (Performing Arts) 2007
Description: 466 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Sasha Anawalt.
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This is a comprehensive history of the American dance troupe, the Joffrey Ballet, and a portrait of Robert Joffrey, the creative personality who inspired it. Written in anecdotal style, the book  Read more...

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