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Where Are Ballet's Women Choreographers?

Garafola, Lynn

A discussion of little-known women choreographers in early twentieth-century ballet, the venues in which they flourished, and the reasons for their success, failure, and ultimate neglect.


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Legacies of Twentieth-Century Dance
Wesleyan University Press

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Dance (Barnard College)
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May 23, 2016


This essay grew out of a paper given at the Institute for Research on Women and Gender, University of Michigan, 21 October 1996. It was published in "Legacies of Twentieth-Century Dance," a collection of essays by Lynn Garafola (Middletown, CT: Wesleyan University Press, 2005), pp. 215-228.