An ongoing dance through life
Frank Shawl is the co-founder with Victor Anderson of the Shawl-Anderson Dance Center [a.k.a. Shawl-Anderson School of Dance] in Berkeley. Frank has been active as a teacher, performing dancer and choreographer in the Bay Area for approximately 43 years. The Shawl-Anderson Dance Company was an active dance repertory group in the '60's and '70's and spawned many of today's prominent dance artists. Prior to coming to the Bay Area, Frank performed mainly in New York City. He appeared in numerous Broadway and network television shows and toured throughout the United States and Canada. He appeared in concert with the late Charles Weidman and for over eight years with the May O'Donnell Dance Company.
Interview conducted for the Legacy Oral History Project.
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