Circle the Earth

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Circle the Earth
Statement of Responsibility: Artistic director, Anna Halprin.

Credits and title taken from VHS label and Anna Halprin's website; interview also states that the closure group just met on Monday May 21, [1990].

Venue : Videotaped during interviews at a studio possibly in San Francisco, Calif. in May 1990.

Acquisition: Gift; Anna Halprin; 2012. NN-PD
(artistic director.)Halprin, Anna
(choreographer.)Halprin, Anna
(speaker.)Halprin, Anna

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Dates / Origin
Date Captured: 199005---
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division - Audio and Moving Image
Shelf locator: *MGZIDVD 5-7352
Circle the earth (Choreographic work : Halprin)
AIDS (Disease)
HIV-positive persons
Gay men -- California -- San Francisco
Rites and ceremonies -- California
Dance workshops and workshop performances
Ritual and ceremonial dancing -- California
Filmed dance.
Filmed interviews.
Physical Description
1 streaming video file (21 min.)
Sound, color.
Two interviews with HIV-positive gay male participants of the Cirlce the Earth performance/workshop documentary discussing their experiences and a brief taping of Anna Halprin.
Table of Contents
First interview (11 min.) -- Second interview (9 min.) -- Anna Halprin taping (1 min.).
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b19884188~S1
UUID: 1200ba30-e362-0130-2ded-3c075448cc4b
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Item timeline of events

  • 2013: Digitized
  • 199005: Captured
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Circle the Earth" The New York Public Library Digital Collections.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Circle the Earth" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 29, 2015.

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. Circle the Earth Retrieved from

Wikipedia Citation

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Circle the Earth