Contributing Writer, The Boston Phoenix
Contributing Editor for Dance, The Hudson Review
Choreographer and graphic artist, reconstructor of lost 20th century ballets with scenic consultant Kenneth Archer, through Ballets Old & New, London
Critic Marcia Siegel and choreographer Millicent Hodson discuss problems of putting lost or nearly forgotten 20th century ballets back on stage, focusing on questions of authenticity, interpretation, choreographic process and documentation through direct contact with Diaghilev's dancers. The discussion refers specifically to reconstruction of ballets by Nijinsky and Balanchine which Hodson has done with scenic consultant Kenneth Archer during the last years when Ballets Russes artists still survived to pass on their knowledge. Siegel extends the discussion to Diaghilev's other choreographers, Fokine, Massine and Nijinska.
Millicent Hodson“Compostion by Field: Merce Cunningham and the American Fifties,”Choreography: Principles and PracticeReport of the Fourth Study of Dance Conference (4-7 April 1986) National Resource Centre for Dance University of Surrey Guildford 1987.