Dance Companies -- Washington (D.C.)
Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract The Dance Exchange records are the administrative, programmatic, performance, press, and visual records of the company (formerly known as the Liz Lerman Dance Exchange), its members, and its related groups. Dance Exchange, based in the Washington, D.C./Montgomery County, Maryland area, was founded by Liz Lerman in 1976. Dance Exchange pursues a broad definition of dance as a multi-disciplinary art form that encompasses movement, music, imagery, and the spoken word. The collection consists of...
Abstract Maryland Dance Theater, founded on the University of Maryland campus in 1971 by Dorothy Madden and Larry Warren, performed contemporary dance in the DC and Baltimore metro areas until it disbanded in 1988. Its repertory embraced a wide variety of movement, styles, and theatrical concepts. The company also provided dance education through lecture demonstrations and master classes. The Maryland Dance Theater records consists of programs, photographs, correspondence, press clippings, publicity...