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Garnet (Eva Desca) papers
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This collection contains materials from Eva Desca Garent's career as a dancer, choreographer, and instructor, such as photographs, notebooks, books, correspondence, including a letter to Donald McKayle, programs, and video and film recordings. Eva Desca Garnet (1914-2015) was an American modern dancer, choreographer, and teacher. She studied and performed with the Denishawn Company, the Humphrey-Weidman Company, and the New Dance Group. She also performed on Broadway in the Ziegfeld Follies. Garnet, in her 50s, received a Masters in Gerontology from USC and became a pioneer in exercise for seniors. She taught chair exercise, as well as modern dancing. She also collaborated with the Dance Department at UC Irvine and was the first dance teacher of UCI Professor Emeritus Donald McKayle.
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