Interview with Marian Van Tuyl, 1977
NamesVan Tuyl, Marian, 1906 or 1907-1987Lauer, Eleanor (Interviewer)National Dance Association (Contributor)American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance (Contributor)
Dance Audio Archive
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1977-02-04
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZTCO 3-548
TopicsVan Tuyl, Marian, 1906 or 1907-1987Mills CollegeUniversity of ChicagoDancers -- Education (Higher)Dance teachers
NotesContent: Title supplied by cataloger.Venue: Recorded by Eleanor Lauer 1977, February 4 San Francisco (Calif.)Funding: The conservation and cataloging of this recording was made possible in part by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature. The support of the National Endowment for the Arts is also gratefully acknowledged.Acquisition: Gift American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance.Content: Streaming audio file 1 (approximately 47 minutes) Marian Van Tuyl speaks with Eleanor Lauer about her background and training; her experiences teaching at the University of Chicago; performing; her further studies of dance and composition in New York; leaving Chicago to teach at Mills College; her experience at Mills College including the establishing of the dance department; her work with film including the experimental film Clinic of stumble; the magazine Impulse [ends abruptly but continues on streaming audio file 2].Content: Streaming audio file 2 (approximately 29 minutes). Marian Van Tuyl speaks with Eleanor Lauer about the magazine Impulse; teaching composition at the Connecticut College summer school of dance; becoming involved in arts administration including the arranging of conferences and fund-raising; her thoughts on when children should start learning dance; [the final approximate 3:30 minutes of the recording consist of an oral postscript added by Van Tuyl, in which she speaks about her husband and children as well as composition, dance, and teaching].
Physical DescriptionAudiocassetteExtent: 1 audiocassette (approximately 1 hr., 16 min.) : quarter-track; 1.875 ipsSound quality is good.
DescriptionInterview with Marian Van Tuyl conducted by Eleanor Lauer on February 4, 1977 in San Francisco, California, for the oral history archives of the National Dance Association of the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, and Recreation. The final approximate 3:30 minutes of the interview is an oral postscript, added by Van Tuyl subsequent to the interview.
Type of ResourceSound recording
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 184951026NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12118346Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 9315fe20-795f-0136-cbe0-7b987e4bb3a3
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