Aker, Suzanne 1984-02-17

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Suzanne Aker discusses Lubbock’s appreciation for the art of Dance, as well as the Dance program at Texas Tech.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Suzanne Aker

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Date: February 17, 1984

Location: Lubbock, Texas

Interviewer: Jan Blodgett

Length: 00:34:18 (24 minutes, 18 seconds)


Abstract

Tape 1, Side 1: Suzanne Aker, Professional dancing, Teaching; Tulsa, Oklahoma, To Tech, Development of Tech dance program, Lubbock Civic Ballet, Aker's involvement, Children's Ballet, Religious dance groups, Problems of a studio owner in Lubbock, Decline in students, Lubbock High dance program, Students, Performances, Schedule, Students in professional dance, Tulsa Ballet, Civic Ballets in the United States, Potential for professional Ballet in Lubbock, Lubbock ballet audience, Lubbock's reception of dance, Neil Hess, Dance program at West Texas State, Amarillo's support of the arts

Tape 1, Side 2: Tech dance program (again), Working with High schools, Working with Music and Theatre Departments

Range Dates: 1938-1984

Bulk Dates: 1963-1972


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