Arthur Hall Collection
The items in the Arthur Hall Collection
listed here are now located in the
Special Collections Research Center
Temple University Libraries
Arthur Hall Collection videotape #95-1A is an
interview with Joe Nash on 29 April 1995.
re: 1950s classes at
distinctive features of
particular interest in "Stool Dance," etc.
The interview followed
Mr. Nash's lecture on Alvin Ailey
Center for the Arts as member of American Dance
on Tour [program of subsequent Ailey performance].
Joe Nash speaks (4/29/95) of the "bright-eyed" Philadelphia kids drinking up all he had
to offer, their locking the studio door behind him so classes always ran overtime -
Conversation with Arthur Hall (3/3/96) about great impression made by Joe Nash back in
the 50s, his beauty & strength, his background in gymnastics, his "New York
style," the awe he inspired. Arthur says they couldn't get enough of Nash's classes.
He remembers performing with Joe Nash in Leigh Parham's "Pictures at an Exhibition"
for the Cotillion Society of Philadelphia (also w/ John Jones,
Marion Cuyjet, Parham, others).
Joe Nash also remembers 1976 Nat'l Negro Opera Co's Aida [Opera Ebony] at
Academy of Music, Phila (Arthur Hall choreographed three dances)
Joe Nash letter of support March 21, 1995
offering "9 folders:
1965 - 1973
additional items in the Joe
Nash Dance Collection
Schomburg Center for the Study of Black
Materials donated are listed by year:
Key: JN=Joe Nash
Text of poster pictued above
Fountain of Youth
Dance & Health Salon
Iyone Nashe' & George Williams
Special Guest Teacher from New York Every First and Third Friday
Mr. Joe Nash
Registration Aug 26
Classes begin Sept 4, 1962
Poster from gift of
ILE IFE Alumni and distinguished faculty
Additional materials sought
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