1955 NADAA Junior Seminar Textbook of Dances SIGNED by Instructors & NADAA President

$35.00

Title: 1955 NADAA Junior Seminar Textbook of Dances

Description: Softcover. Covers show general wear. Bottom edge of text block and rear cover are soiled; original owner's name on rear cover. 193 pp. 8.25 x 5.2 inches.

The last few blank pages are inscribed by several of the instructors as well as the president of the NADAAA, Arthur Bergh.

Signed by:

- Kathryn Etienne (also known as Madame Etienne, who ran a Hollywood dance studio, family member of the Charisse Ballet Troupe, and early teacher of Mitzi Gaynor);
- Ted Howard (a manager of Barbara Perry's dance studio in Hollywood);
- Buster Cooper (proprietor of the Cooper School of Dance in Dallas, Texas);
- Toni de Felice (Washington D.C. dance instructor);
- Mary Kasai (who opened the Kasai Dance Studio in Pocatello, Idaho, in 1948);
- Stanley Herbertt (artistic director of the St. Louis Ballet, veteran of Chicago Opera); and
- Kenneth Bartmess.


Includes instructions for a variety of dances (each led by one of 26 different instructors) that also indicate the piece of music to be played (often noting a specific record), plus the complete time schedules for the Los Angeles, Houston, Chicago, Boston, and New York seminars held during the summer of 1955.

Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Good

Publisher: National Association of Dance & Affiliated Artists, Inc.
Place: Los Angeles, Calif.
Year: 1955

Keywords: National Association of Dance and Affiliated Artists, dance instruction, Kathryn Etienne, dancing, dances, 1950s, Fifties,

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