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Philip Holland papers

MS-1048
 Collection
Identifier: MS-1048

Description

The collection contains letters to Holland from Moses Pendleton, co-founder of the Pilobolus Dance Theatre. The letters document the early months of Pilobolus and provide insight into the personal lives of the dancers and their nascent attempts at touring. Included are accounts of performances at Smith (opening for Frank Zappa and the Mothers of Invention,) Middlebury and Bennington Colleges. There is also discussion of Pilobolus' agent Mark Amitin, who they met at their first touring show at Goddard College, as well as accounts of injuries and the groups time at Pendleton's house at Lochlyndon Farm in Vermont. Two black and white photographs and a few promotional flyers are included.

Dates

  • 1971 - 1973

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Unrestricted.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission from Dartmouth College required for publication or reproduction.

Extent

.25 linear ft. (1 box)

Overview

Contains letters to Holland from Moses Pendleton, co-founder of the Pilobolus Dance Theatre. The letters document the early months of Pilobolus and provide insight into the personal lives of the dancers and their early attempts at touring.

Related Materials

ML-97 Records of Pilobolus Dance Theatre

Notes for Cataloger

Modern dance -- United States -- History -- Sources. ; Pendleton, Moses. ; Pilobolus Dance Theatre. ; Amitin, Mark Hall

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