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Vander Veer, Greg. Director. Martha Hill Making Dance Matter. Produced by the Martha Hill Dance Fund. 2014.

Reviews of the film

Review by Nicholas Sheffo on the Fulvue Drive-in

Review by Don Schwartz on the From the Heart Productions Website, April 2, 2015:

Review by Amy R. Handler in The Film Threat, January 28, 2014

Review by Neil Genzlinger in The New York Times, “Backstage Genius at Bennington and Juilliard,” January 23, 2015 (print edition page C8)


Review by Frank Schleck in the Hollywood Reporter, January 21, 2015

Review by Eva Yaa Asantewaa on the Infinite Body website, January 16, 2015.

Review by Deborah Jowitt in Arts Journal Blogs, "Documenting Dance, Part 1" February 9, 2014.

Review by Siobhan Burke in The New York Times, "Casting a Documentarian's Eye on Dance's Past and Its Future," January 30, 2014: C4.


Review by Nicholas DeNitto in Stage Buddy, "FSLC Dance On Camera Reviews," January 29, 2014.


McPherson, Elizabeth. The Contributions of Martha Hill to American Dance and Dance Education, 1900-1995. Lewiston, NY: The Edwin Mellen Press, 2008.


McPherson, Elizabeth. The Bennington School of the Dance: A History in Writings and Interviews. Jefferson, North Carolina: McFarland and Company, Inc., Publishers, 2013. Paperback and Kindle versions.


Soares, Janet. Martha Hill and the Making of American Dance. Middletown, CT: Wesleyan University Press. 2009.


Tracy, Robert. Goddess: Martha Graham's Dancers Remember. New York: Proscenium Publishers, 1996.



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Barnes, Clive. "Juilliard Honors a Prophet in Her Time." The New York Post. March 30, 1987: p. 24.

Dunning, Jennifer. "Martha Hill, Dance Educator, Is Dead at 94." The New York Times. November 21, 1995.

Godwin, Rebecca. "Martha Hill on Early Dance at Bennington." Quadrille. Volume 25, Number 1. Winter 1992-93: pp. 17-19.

Kisselgoff, Anna. "The Innovations of Martha Hill." The New York Times. March 28, 1982: pp. D6 and 30.

Lewis, Daniel. "Remembering Martha Hill (1900-1995)." Ballet Review. Volume 28, Number 4. Winter, 2000: pp. 63-65.

"Martha Hill." Wikipedia.

McPherson, Elizabeth. "The Bennington School of the Dance." Dance Teacher Magazine. September 2009.

McPherson, Elizabeth. "Martha Hill: Mentor to Generations of Dancers." Dance Teacher Magazine. December 2006.

McPherson, Elizabeth. "Martha Hill: Putting Theory into Practice." Society of Dance History Scholars Annual Conference Proceedings, June 2007.

McPherson, Elizabeth. "Martha Hill: A Model for Connecting to the Whole Student." National Dance Education Organization Annual Conference Proceedings, October, 2006. Long Beach, California.

Oliver, Myrna. "Martha Hill Pioneer of Dance Education." The LA Times. November 22, 1995.

Rizzuto, Rachel. "Martha Hill." Dance Teacher Magazine. July 2014.

Soares, Janet. "In Music's Domain: 50 Years of Dance at Juilliard." The Juilliard Journal. Volume 17, Number 8. May 2002.

Soares, Janet. "Martha Hill." Dance Heritage Coalition

Soares, Janet. "Martha Hill: The Early Years." Ballet Review. Volume 28, Number 4. Winter 2000: pp. 66-94.

Soares, Janet. "Martha Hill: Visionary for Dance in the Conservatory Against All Odds." The Society of Dance History Scholars 22nd Annual Conference Proceedings, June 10-13, 1999. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico, 1999.

Soares, Janet. "Martha Hill: 'With the Future in Mind'" The Juilliard Journal. April 1987: pp. 4-5.

Soares, Janet. "Remembering Martha Hill, Juilliard's Dance Legend." The Juilliard Journal. September 1996: p. 9.

Szmyd, Linda. "Martha Hill and Dance at Juilliard." Dance Teacher Now. June 1985: pp. 10-13.

Topaz, Muriel. "A Very Personal Tribute to Martha Hill." Program from the Dance Notation Bureau Distinguished Service Award. April 9, 1984: pp. 10-11.

Other Internet Sources

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