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Ronne Arnold interviewed by Michelle Potter in the Keep dancing oral history project [sound recording]
Bib ID 113306
Format AudioAudio [sound recording]
Author
Arnold, Ronne, Interviewee
 
Access Conditions Access open for research and personal copies. Written permission required for public use during the lifetime of the interviewee. 
Description 1997-1998 
5 digital audio tapes (240 min.) 
Series

Keep dancing oral history project.

Summary

Arnold, a dancer and choreographer, discusses the structure of NAISDA and its function, his role as course director, the needs of NAISDA students, the teachers at NAISDA, the difficulties in maintaining and developing the course, the politics behind the proposed move of NAISDA and indigenous culture. He speaks about his early background and childhood in Philadelphia, his dance training in America, his siblings and their jazz background; and various dance influences especially Anna Sokolow.

Biography/History

Ronne Arnold is the course director of the National Aboriginal Islander Skills Development Association (NAISDA)

Notes

Preservation and user cassette copies made.

Recorded on Oct. 6, 1997, July 21-22, 1998 in Sydney and Canberra.

Index/Finding Aid Note Summary and corrected transcript (typescript, 150 leaves) 
Subjects Arnold, Ronne -- Interviews.  |  NAISDA College.  |  Dancers -- Australia -- Interviews.  |  Choreographers -- Australia -- Interviews.  |  Dance, Aboriginal Australian.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Education -- Dance.  |  Dance, Aboriginal Australian -- Queensland -- Torres Strait Islands.  |  Dance -- Study and teaching -- Australia.
Occupation Dancers.  |  Dance teachers.  |  Choreographers.
Other authors/contributors Potter, Michelle, 1944-, Interviewer  |  National Aboriginal and Islander Skills Development Association

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