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Dansen in Nederland, 1900-1980
Rebel, Jan (Interviewee)
Manen, Hans van, 1932- (Interviewee)
Rietstap, Ine (Interviewee)
Verstegen, Aart (Interviewee)
Dantzig, Rudi van (Commentator)
Schaijk, Toer van (Commentator)
Vroom, Jean-Paul (Commentator)
Lemaitre, Gérard (Commentator)
Jurriëns, Henny, 1949-1989 (Commentator)
Bank, Wilbert (Director)
Kassies-van Oven, Louki (Director)
School voor Nieuwe Dansontwikkeling (Amsterdam, Netherlands) (Dancer)

General Dance Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1979
Table of Contents
CONTENTS. - I. Dancing without a corset-cover (1900-1920) 42 min. - II. From vocation to profession (1920-1930) 52 min. - III. and IV. Dancing nonetheless (1930-1945) 2 cassettes, 98 min. - V. (1945-1954, in preparation) - VI. One photo and four dancers (1954-1961) 60 min. Includes interviews with Aart Verstegen, Hans van Manen, Ine Rietstap, and Jan Rebel. - VII. Doen en laten: een dubbelportret [of van Manen and Rudi van Dantzig] (1955-1965) 2 cassettes, 85 min. - VIII. Doen en laten doen: een dubbelportret [of van Manen and van Dantzig] (1960-1970) 2 cassettes, 72 min.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 2734
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-263 (former)
Gaskell, Sonia
Georgi, Yvonne
Nederlands Ballet
Ballet der Lage Landen
Nederlandse Opera
Scapino Ballet (Amsterdam, Netherlands)
Nationale Ballet (Netherlands)
Nederlands Dans Theater
Modern dance -- Netherlands
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Creation/production credits: Produced by the Theaterschool Amsterdam in collaboration with the Centraal Dansberaad, the Hague. Directed by Wilbert Bank, Jan Kassies, Louki Kassies-van Oven, and Eefje van Schaik.
Language: Titles and narration in Dutch. English transcript available for Parts I-IV, VI (in: *MGZR Television. Dansen in Nederland).
Additional physical form: For other parts of this educational series, see: *MGZIC 9-151 Yvonne Georgi (Videotape) and *MGZIC 9-192 Over Sonia Gaskell (Videotape)
Content: Parts VII-VIII focus on the choreography of Hans van Manen and Rudi Dantzig, who head a panel discussion by Jean Paul Vroom, Gérard Lemaître, Toer van Schayk, Henny Jurriëns, and others. Includes still photos and footage of performances and interviews.
Content: Part V is in preparation. Has yet to be received by NYPL.
Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a donation from Lynn Garafola.
Physical Description
Extent: 9 videocassettes (U-matic) ((6 hrs., 37 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
Parts I-IV, VI are an historical survey on dancing in the Netherlands from 1900 to 1980, with emphasis on social aspects and foreign influences, notably those of Dalcroze, Isadora Duncan, and Mary Wigman. Includes still photographs, newsreel and performance footage, interspersed with numerous interviews.
Type of Resource
Moving image
Dutch, Flemish
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12163953
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): fdcab3e0-9e82-0132-df2c-3c075448cc4b
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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Dansen in Nederland, 1900-1980" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1979.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Dansen in Nederland, 1900-1980" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 15, 2022.

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Dansen in Nederland, 1900-1980