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Eileen Kramer interviewed by Michelle Potter [sound recording]
Bib ID 703763
Format AudioAudio, OnlineOnline [sound recording]
Author
Cramer, Eileen, 1914-, Interviewee
 
Online Access
Access Conditions Access open for research, personal copies and public use. 
Description 2003 
2 sound files (119 min.) 
Technical Details

Mode of access: Online. 

Summary

Eileen Kramer, former dancer & choreographer, begins this interview by talking about her family life and education and about her first dance experiences with Getrud Bodenwieser. She goes on to discuss her career as a dancer with the Bodenwieser Ballet in Australia. She talks about her colleagues in the company, inlcuding Emmy Taussig and Evelyn Ippen, and about some of the works in which she appeared, including Blue Danube Waltz, Demon Machine, The Wheel of Life and the work created for Kramer by Bodenwieser, Indian Love Song. She gives her recollections of Bodenwieser as a person and as a teacher and talks about the various company tours in Australia, New Zealand and South Africa. Kramer then discusses the time she spent living and working in India after leaving the Bodenwieser company. She concludes by speaking about her life in the United States in particular her current work with the Trillium Performing Arts Collective in Lewisburg, West Virginia.

Notes

Recorded on Feb. 10, 2003 at the National Library of Australia, Canberra, A.C.T.

Index/Finding Aid Note Corrected transcript (typescript, 40 leaves). 
Subjects Cramer, Eileen, 1914- -- Interviews.  |  Choreographers -- Australia -- Interviews.  |  Dancers -- Australia -- Interviews.  |  Dance -- Australia.
Occupation Dancers.  |  Choreographers.
Other authors/contributors Potter, Michelle, 1944-, Interviewer

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