To Bear Witness is a series of essays plus other material having to do mainly with persons no longer living who have left an indelible imprint on the life of the writer, though he has known most of themonly through their work. They include among others Martha Graham, Ruth Draper, Isadora Duncan, Louis Horst, Shakespeare, Sergei Rachmaninoff, Maurice Ravel. Margaret Beals, Meredith Monk and John Devers, In all of the selections aspects of their life and output are describedadiscussedacommented upon. Many are an act of memory. Three of them contain extensive quotations. But every one of them has been done in homage out of deep appreciation, respectaand love.Next to the main dance studio there is a small vestibule that leads not only to the dance studio but also to a storeroom ... aWell, what do you mean by craft? ... These people had paid hard earned moneyaat that time at TC a three point course cost around a thousand dollars (I dread to think ... Oh, yes, a good many thousand more and they would have their diploma. ... Her chief claim to theatrical know how was not her own choreography, which was never more than pedestrian, but wasanbsp;...
|Title||:||To Bear Witness|
|Publisher||:||Xlibris Corporation - 2007-07-17|