The Yard Remembers Founder Patricia Nanon ’44 (1923-2008)

May 06, 2009

The Yard, an artists' colony for choreographers on Martha's Vineyard, kicks off its 2009 season on June 26th with a weekend event dedicated to Yard founder and Bennington alumna Patricia N. Nanon '44.

The event will highlight the many intersections between Bennington, The Yard, and the Martha's Vineyard dance community.

Bennington alumnae who have played a significant role at The Yard include Betty Dickinson '43, Anne Gallagher '53, Linda Tarnay '64, Cathy Thompson '74, and Patricia Nanon's daughter, Vicki Woolner Samuels '71.

For tickets and information, contact The Yard at (508) 645-9662 or