Surry Theatre dance recital ticket, ca. 1938

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Description

This is a ticket for admission to a "Dance Recital" at The Surry Theatre. The ticket features a photograph of Eleanor King (1906-1991), the famous American modern dancer, choreographer and educator.

The ticket reads:
As a Special Added Attraction
The Surry Theatre
Takes Pleasure in Announcing a
DANCE RECITAL
by
ELEANOR KING
Choreographer for The Surry Theatre
ALAN M. FISHBURN
Accompanist
SUNDAY AFTERNOON, AUG. 15, 3 p. m.
$1.65, $1.10, 55c.
SPECIAL TO SEASON TICKET HOLDERS
$1.25, 85c, 45c
Miss King's, programme will be in three
parts, including:
I Dances from an Old World
II Renascence
III Americana Suite

Eleanor King has been premiere danseuse of the Doris Humprey - Charles Weidman dance group, and last April she headed her own company in a performance of the dance-drama "Icaro" in New York.

The Press Says of Eleanor King
"Outstanding . . . authority . . . a wider range than is evident in her colleagues . . . beautiful lyricism of movement . . ."
John Martin, N.Y. Times.
"Sensitive and beautiful performances."
New Theatre Magazine.
"Fine technical skill . . . serious and intelligent approach . . . also a gift for comic satire."
Dance Observer.


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About This Item

  • Title: Surry Theatre dance recital ticket, ca. 1938
  • Creator: The Surry Theatre
  • Creation Date: circa 1938
  • Subject Date: circa 1938
  • Location: Surry, Hancock County, ME
  • Media: Ink on paper
  • Dimensions: 26.67 cm x 8.5725 cm
  • Object Type: Text and Image

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Surry Historical Society
PO Box 17, Surry, ME 04684
(207) 667-8054
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