Where Was Betty Lind?

I loved reading about ODC/San Francisco, as I've long followed with amazement the career of former student Brenda Way and company. I was somewhat surprised to see no mention made of Betty Lind, without whom we'd not have had Brenda Way. Betty, a classically trained and gifted dancer/choreographer, taught physical education at Oberlin and was largely responsible for getting dance under its own umbrella. Betty not only oversaw the nascent enterprise, but taught Brenda and many others all that she knew, because she held nothing back. Perhaps others still breath ing from that exciting era at Oberlin will be able to add to (or even subtract from) my fading memories.
Stuart Friebert
Emeritus Professor, Creative Writing
Oberlin, Ohio

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