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Andrea Amort

Andrea Amort, a dance historian who lives in Vienna, works as an independent cultural journalist, specializing in dance, and is on the faculty of the dance department of the Conservatory of Vienna. She is the editor of several books and catalogues on dance. Since 1998 she has been director of a series of events and lectures entitled “Wiener Tanz im Exil.” Her most recent interdisciplinary project is “Hanna Berger (1910 Vienna–1962 Berlin): In the Footsteps of a Dissident Dancer.”

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Andrea Amort." (Viewed on August 23, 2019) <https://qa.jwa.org/encyclopedia/author/amort-andrea>.

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