Kathleen Hinni (1907-1995)

Kathleen Hinni studied Duncan dance with Anita Zahn and taught Duncan dance. She also taught modern dance at the Chapin School in Manhattan. In 1947 she founded and was President of the Duncan Dance Guild. From 1949 to 1968, she directed the summer season School of Creative Arts (SOCA) at Martha's Vineyard. Known by the initials KT, Katherine was a friend of Hortense Kooluris. KT invited Hortense to be a guest artist and Duncan teacher at SOCA. Photos are courtesy of former SOCA camper Marjorie Levine.

Katherine Hinni at SOCA

Links

Hinni recital featured in 1944 Norwalk Hour article.

Related items in the Archives

The Collection of Mignon Garland > Programs > Duncan Dance Congress Program — Nov 15, 1942

The Collection of Mignon Garland > Programs > Duncan Dance Guild Program — 1943

The Collection of Mignon Garland > Programs > Duncan Dance Guild, Carnegie Hall — Apr 24, 1944

The Collection of Joanna Gewertz Harris > Programs > Program of Kathleen Hinni — Feb 25, 1950

The Collection of Joanna Gewertz Harris > Programs > Program of Kathleen Hinni — Feb 28, 1953

The Collection of Mignon Garland > Articles > Duncan Congress, Dance Magazine Article 1943 — 1943

The Collection of Joanna Gewertz Harris > Other > Anita Zahn School of Duncan Dance — Oct 1940