Mary Wigman tampoco pudo entrar

“Mary Wigman will not be able to come to America for the Connecticut College School of the Dance at New London this summer after all. There have apparently problems over her visa because of the increasing difficulty of getting a foreign artist into this country. Frau Wigman, now a resident of the British zone, was persecuted by the Nazis in Dresden and had tough sledding under the Russians in Leipzig. Just which is the reason for her present troubles is not clear. 
To replace her in the New London schedule Martha Graham and Charles Weidman have consented to step in. Miss Grahm will conduct some master classes and give one lecture; Mr. Wiedman will be on the faculty for the entire six weeks and will also appear in the festival performances in August.”
The New York Times, June 24th, 1951, p.78. 
“Mary Wigman no podrá venir finalmente a América, al Connecticut College School of the Dance en New London, este verano. Aparentemente está habiendo problemas con su visa por las crecientes dificultades de traer a artistas extranjeros a este país. Frau Wigman, ahora residente de la zona Británica, fue perseguida por los nazis en Dresde y lo pasó mal con los rusos en Leipzig.
No está clara cuál es la razón de sus problemas actuales.
Para reemplazarla en New London, Martha Graham y Charles Weidman han aceptado incorporarse. Miss Graham dará varias master classes y una conferencia; Mr. Weidman formará parte del claustro por las seis semanas enteras y participará en las funciones del festival en agosto”.
The New York Times, 24 de junio de 1951, p.78.
* Image: Mary Wigman & Martha Graham, after World War II © Jack Mitchell, 1958.

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