DeBrisk, Marilyn 1984-06-08

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Marilyn De Brisk, a British dance instructor, talks about her history in teaching dance around the world and her work in Lubbock.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Marilyn DeBrisk

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Date: June 8, 1984

Location: Lubbock, Texas

Interviewer: Jan Blodgett

Length: 55 minutes


Abstract

Tape 1, Side 1: DeBrisk, Marilyn, background, Born Great Britain, Central Africa, University in London, Dance and drama studies, Germany, Job with dance schools, Met husband, Move to U.S.A., Portugal, Dance teacher, New York, New York State School for the Deaf, Utah, Thailand, Job with Fine Arts University, California, Greece, Hellenic-American Union, Deris College, Mississippi, Kansas, Athens, Baccalaureate program, Husband, Mass communications, Texas Tech University, DeBrisk, Marilyn (perspective), Dance teaching in America, Dance Masters of America, LEAP program, Artist in residence grant, Y.W.C.A., Lubbock Cultural Affairs Counsel, LEAP program, Students, Dance in schools, High school, University, Texas Tech University dance, Institute of Contemporary Art, DeBrisk, Marilyn (perspective), Lubbock, Institute of Contemporary Art, Students, Lubbock dance, Junior High

Tape 1, Side 2: Civic Ballet, Lubbock, America, Europe, Concert Workshops, Lubbock dancers, Age, Lubbock Civic Ballet, Governing Board, Parents, DeBrisk, Marilyn (perspective), Texas Tech University dance program, Dance teachers, Attitude, Students, Attitude, School differences, Dance, Lubbock reception, Artist in residence, Reapplication, DeBrisk, Marilyn (perspective), Texas Tech University dance program, Expansion

Range Dates: 1940-1981

Bulk Dates: 1981


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