Manuel Alum Dance Company

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Manuel Alum Dance Company
Additional title: Dream R.E.M. (Choreographic work : Alum)
Additional title: Untitled (Choreographic work : Alum)
Alum, Manuel (Choreographer)
Dalgin, Felice (Dancer)
Nathan, Peter Wilfred (Dancer)
Psinas, Elvira (Dancer)
Scott, Madeleine (Dancer)
White, Larry (Dancer)
Blair, Michael (Dancer)
Benford, Tigger (Composer)
Bach, Johann Sebastian, 1685-1750 (Composer)
Blu (Lighting designer)
Manuel Alum Dance Company (Performer)
Alum, Manuel (Dancer)
Alum, Manuel (Designer)

Manuel Alum Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1979
Table of Contents
Dream R.E.M. #95733 (ca. 19 min.) / music, Tigger Benford ; danced by the company ; music performed by Michael Blair -- Untitled (work in progress) (ca. 16 min.) / music, J.S. Bach ; danced by the company ; music performed by Elizabeth Pruett and Kenneth Merrill.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 9661
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-4891 (former)
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Statement of responsibility: choreography, scenery, and costumes by Manuel Alum.
Content: Title from house program.
Creation/production credits: Production stage management and lighting, Blu.
Performers: Danced by the Manuel Alum Dance Company: Manuel Alum, Derri Cameron, Felice Dalgin, Peter Nathan, Elvira Psinas, Madeleine Scott, Larry White, and Kathleen Yates.
Performers: Guest artists: Elizabeth Pruett (soprano), Kenneth Merrill (piano), and Michael Blair (percussion).
Venue: Videotaped in performance at Schimmel Center for the Arts, Pace University, New York, on February 17, 1979.
Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 videocassette (U-matic) (33 min.) : sound, black and white ; 3/4 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12374418
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): b9594b90-89b7-0135-57fe-03b6fca718d5
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

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  • 1979: Created
  • 2017: Digitized
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MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Manuel Alum Dance Company" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1979.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Manuel Alum Dance Company" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed June 17, 2024.

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1979). Manuel Alum Dance Company Retrieved from

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Manuel Alum Dance Company