Studs Terkel Does Dance
Voices and opinions of dance luminaries of the past, such as Margot Fonteyn, Ruth Page, Ann Barzel, and Robert Joffrey. In addition, there is input from many founders of Chicago dance companies, such as Hubbard Street Dance Chicago’s Lou Conte and Natya Dance Theatre’s Hema Rajagopalan.
For 45 years, from 1952 to 1997, Studs Terkel conducted radio interviews with a variety of people on WFMT. In this long tenure, Studs interviewed many dancers, both native Chicagoans and visiting artists.