|aMary Anthony|h[videorecording] :|ba life in modern dance.
|aSanta Barbara, Calif. :|bUniversity of California, Santa Barbara ;|cc2004.
|a1 videodisc (65 min.) :|bsd., col. ;|c4 3/4 in.
|aTonia Shimin, producer/director.
|aPublisher description -- Mary Anthony: A Life in Modern Dance traces the story and career of this vibrant modern dance pioneer, who for over 50 years, continues to inspire through her teaching, spirit and perseverance an international community of dancers and people in all walks of life. Featuring excerpts from 11 works of choreography and interviews with Mary Anthony and luminaries in the dance and theater world, this vital work explores her roots in Kentucky to her passionate reasons for coming to New York to dance with twenty five dollars in her pocket. From her early years as assistant to Hanya Holm to her presence as a dance icon of New York, Mary Anthony: A Life in Modern Dance sheds light on the development and work of an extraordinary and seemingly immortal artist and on an important era of American modern dance.
|aBiography and career highlihgts of Mary Anthony, a vibrant modern dance pioneer. Includes choreographic works and interviews with dancers who have worked with her.