A Jester's Marotte - A Stage Prop from the Amy Sternberg Collection Artifact of the Month, December 2012
Dedicated to the development of dance in Toronto, Amy Sternberg began her career in 1894, alongside her sister Sarah, teaching physical culture and ballroom dances. She went on to stage elaborate productions on a grand scale and to train the next generation of dance teachers in Toronto. Find out how this figure played a role in her story. (Click the "Play" arrow below to listen to the podcast and scroll down to view more images. Mouse-over the images to access "Pause" and other controls)
To read more about Amy Sternberg, download Dance Collection Danse Magazine issue #59 and read Seika Boye's article “Finding Amy Sternberg” on pages 24 through 27. Click Here to access the download.