chapter  12
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Laban’s Movement eories: A Dance/Movement erapist’s Perspective

ByELISSA QUEYQUEP WHITE

In the early 1960s, Marian Chace began teaching her famous 3-week course in dance therapy in New York City at Turtle Bay Music School. Upon completion of the course, Chace met with individual students and evaluated their progress in the class. Aer that, students were le to their own devices. Some were fortunate enough to further their studies by apprenticing with Chace at St. Elizabeth’s Hospital in Washington, D.C. Others found institutions where they could volunteer, practice their newly found cra, and arrange to meet with fellow students to discuss what took place in their dance therapy sessions.