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Meryl Tankard interviewed by Shirley McKechnie for the Australian choreographers oral history project [sound recording]
Bib ID 14348
Format AudioAudio [sound recording]
Author
Tankard, Meryl 1955-, Interviewee
 
Access Conditions Written permission required for research, personal copies and public use during the lifetime of the interviewee 
Description 1990 July 9-10 
4 tape reels (ca. 230 min.) : 7 1/2 ips, mono. ; 10 in. 
Series

Australian choreographers oral history project.

Summary

Tankard, dancer and choreographer, speaks of her family background; her early ballet lessons; attending the Australian Ballet School; her work with the Australian Ballet Company and Pina Bausch Company and choreographing her first piece. She talks about her return to Australia ini 1984 to do freelance choreography; Human Veins Company, Meryl Tankard Company; Regis Lansac; creating her first piece for the Company; her works 'Two feet'; 'Banshee'; 'Nuti'; 'Kikomora'; her choreographic style; and Australian audiences.

Notes

Part of a series of interviews by Shirley McKechnie with Australian choreographers.

Recorded at the National Library of Australia on 9-10 July 1990.

Digital master available National Library of Australia

Index/Finding Aid Note Uncorrected transcript (typescript, 102 leaves) 
Subjects Tankard, Meryl 1955- -- Interviews.  |  Choreographers -- Australia -- Interviews.  |  Choreography -- Methodology.
Other authors/contributors McKechnie, Shirley, 1926-, Interviewer

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