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Gifted Dancer Will Interpret Haitian Scene: Katherine Dunham Will Present All-Negro Ballet Tomorrow
Gifted Dancer Will Interpret Haitian Scene: Katherine Dunham Will Present All-Negro Ballet Tomorrow
TitleGifted Dancer Will Interpret Haitian Scene: Katherine Dunham Will Present All-Negro Ballet Tomorrow
DescriptionKatherine Dunham returning to home town to give ballet with troupe. Impressions of the tropics, native dancers; rhythm of drums and other native instruments.
CollectionSCRC Text (Southern Illinois University Carbondale)
SubcollectionKatherine Dunham Papers
Place WrittenJoliet, IL
Date(s)[1939?]-01-18
Subjects -peopleDunham, Katherine
Other topicsBusiness and Professional Women's Club of Joliet
Collection ID/Box#FP20_7_F1DUNHAM_B102_F05_04
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TranscriptGIFTED DANGER WILL INTERPRET HAITIAN^SCENE
Katherine Dunham Will Present AU-Negro Bal¬ let Tomorrow.
Her impressions of the tropics, IS interpreted by native dancers, will be presented by Miss Kath- ¦rinp Dunham tomorrow night, in one of the most unique dance (uograms ever offered on a lo- ial stage.
The Joliet girl will return with ner native group to the Joliet High school from which she was graduated, and will present an all-Negro folk ballet in Haitian dances. The program is under auspices of the Joliet. Business and Professional Wo- j man's club for the benefit of | Its educational fund.
Seats Reserved Of an exotic character, the dances which the group wili sub¬ mit will represent Haitian cere¬ monials, demonstrating the tem¬ po and emotions of the natiirrs as studied by Miss Dunham on a travel fellowship from the , University of Chicago of wliich she is a graduate.
The steady rhythm of drums , and other native instruments will accompan.y the ballet which i will be in costume.
Tickets at popular prices ai- I on sale with reservations of all seats today and tomorrow at the ' high school box- office. I
Original Formatpress release
Digital Object TypeImage
Digital File Format.tif
Digital File PublisherSpecial Collections Research Center, Morris Library, Southern Illinois University Carbondale.
LanguageEnglish
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