Interview with Louise Kloepper, 1976
NamesKloepper, Louise, 1910-1996 (Interviewee)Brennan, Mary Alice (Interviewer)Davidson, Hermine (Interviewer)
Dance Audio Archive
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1976-11-30
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZTCO 3-1006
TopicsWigman, Mary, 1886-1973Doubler, Margaret Newell, b. 1889Kloepper, Louise, 1910-1996University of Wisconsin--Madison., Dance DivisionDance -- Study and teachingDance teachers
NotesContent: Title supplied by cataloger.Statement of responsibility: Recorded by Mary Alice Brennan and Hermine Davidson 1976, November 30 Madison (Wis.)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 National Dance Association
Physical DescriptionAudiocassetteExtent: 1 audiocassette (approximately 1 hr., 2 min.) : quarter-track; 1.875 ips.Sound quality is good. The recording is marred by slight "tape hiss."
DescriptionInterview with Louis Kloepper conducted by Mary Alice Brennan and Hermine Davidson on November 30, 1976 in Madison, Wisconsin, for the oral history archives of the National Dance Association of the American Alliance of Health, Physical Education, and Recreation.
Streaming file 1 (approximately 45 minutes). Introductory remarks by Mary Alice Brennan; Louise Kloepper speaks with Brennan and Hermine Davidson about her early dance training, with Mary Wigman in Germany and Hanya Holm in New York; teaching; the reasons for her coming to Wisconsin-Madison; training with Mary Wigman and with Margaret H'Doubler; the dance curriculum at University of Wisconsin-Madison; her approach to teaching technique and composition; teaching dance to children [ends abruptly but continues on streaming file 2].
Streaming file 2 (approximately 17 minutes). Louise Kloepper continues to speak to Mary Alice Brennan and Hermine Davidson about teaching dance including the distinguishing of dance education from physical education in the academic context; changes she has witnessed in the dance world over the years; what she would have done differently had there been more money available; scholarship and research as the next direction for dance education.
Type of ResourceSound recording
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 79095695 NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12118904Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 98568b50-b311-0133-dc5f-3c07547a230f
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