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Title
Oral history interview with Dennis Rumsey
Creator
Mullen, Dennis
Freidman, Jeff
Contributor
Rumsey, Dennis
Contributing Institution
Museum of Performance and Design, Performing Arts Library
Collection
California Revealed from Museum of Performance and Design
Rights Information
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Description
Rumsey talks about his career in dance administration. He was the company manager, as well as the touring and booking manager of the San Francisco Ballet. He also worked as general manager of the Kansas City ballet and executive director of the Milwaukee Ballet. He was appointed assistant director of the San Francisco Arts Commission in 1987. He also taught arts administration. Erik Bruhn, Moira Shearer, Tomm Ruud, Helgi Tomasson, Richard LeBlond, Michael Smuin, Lew Christensen, Michael Bennet, and Margot Fonteyn are some of the people Rumsey talks about in the interview. Rumsey died in 1991.
California Preservation Service (CAPS)
Type
sound
Format
Master
Identifier
cavpp:20645
http://archive.org/details/csfpal_000035
Language
English
Subject
Dance companies
Arts--Management
Rumsey, Dennis
Bruhn, Erik, 1928-
Shearer, Moira, 1926-
Ruud, Tomm
Tomasson, Helgi, 1942-
LeBlond, Richard E
Smuin, Michael
Christensen, Lew, 1909-1984
Bennet, Michael, 1943-1987
Fonteyn, Margot, d1919-
Kansas City Ballet
Milwaukee Ballet Company
Arts Commission of San Francisco
San Francisco Ballet
Provenance
The California Revealed Project is supported by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, administered in California by the State Librarian.

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