Rachel Browne

Rachel Browne

Dancing Toward the Light

Book - 1999
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Dancing Toward the Light is Rachel Browne's story, from her days as a ballerina with the Royal Winnipeg Ballet to her present status as a noted choreographer of spare, charged works of dance. In 1964 she founded Winnipeg's Contemporary Dancers; when she was edged out of the company twenty years later, she emerged as a creator of poetic works, which address her feminist and socialist convictions. Teacher, mentor, creator, director, dancer, Rachel Browne is a remarkable force in Canadian dance. "Through her abiding devotion to her art, Rachel Browne has come to stand as a moral force in Canadian dance. Singular in her courage, her intrepid determination, her discipline, and in what at times has been sheer bloody-mindedness, throughout her dance career in Canada she has been a trailblazer." —from the Foreword by Grant Strate.

Publisher: [Winnipeg] : J. Gordon Shillingford, c1999.
ISBN: 9781896239538
1896239536
Branch Call Number: 792/.8092/Brown/-A 6173cg 1
Characteristics: 168 p. : ill.

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