Finding a place for Hanya Holm

  title={Finding a place for Hanya Holm},
  author={Claudia Gitelman},
  journal={Dance Chronicle},
  pages={49 - 71}
Standard histories of modern dance have tended to regard Hanya Holm as an extraneous figure, crediting her with having adapted German methods of dance training for American educational consumption and for influencing an array of students who became famous. History texts, which group Holm with other artists who taught at the Bennington School of the Dance (1934-1942), marginalize her for the fluid scenario of her career after Bennington. Holm's complex career is intriguing for what it suggests… 
From Totenmal to Trend: Wigman, Holm, and Theatricality in Modern Dance
This article examines the development of theatricality in modern dance by comparing two dances: Mary Wigman's Totenmal (1930) and Hanya Holm's Trend (1937). By looking at the interplay between group
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Integration and the American Musical: From Musical Theatre to Performance Studies
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