Miss Hill: Making Dance Matter tells the inspiring story and largely unknown story of a woman whose life was defined by her love for dance. Martha Hill emerges as a dance's secret weapon, someone who fought against great odds to establish dance as a legitimate art form in America. Through archival footage, lively interviews with dance notables, and rare footage of the spirited subject, the film explores Hill's arduous path from a Bible Belt childhood in Ohio to the halls of academe at NYU and Bennington College to a position of power and influence as Juilliard's founding director of dance. (1952-1985).This revelatory story depicts her role as the leader of the Modern Dance revolution and controversial struggle that accompanied Juilliard's move to Lincoln Center.
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