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Choreographers Showcase
Renzi, Marta (Dancer)
Jacobowitz, Diane (Dancer)
Pierce, Ken (Dancer)
Warren, Mary Trev (Dancer)
Aiken, Michael Blue (Dancer)
Davis, Avi (Dancer)
Fogel, Jessica (Dancer)
Hess, Carol (Dancer)
Diaz, Robert (Performer)
Payne, Patricia (Dancer)
Pearl, Alison (Dancer)
Field, Judith (Dancer)
Callaghan, Timothy (Dancer)
Rethorst, Susan (Dancer)
Greenberg, Edward (Lighting designer)
Babbitt, Milton, 1916-2011 (Composer)
Wiener, Nina (Choreographer)
Diamond, Dennis (Videographer)
Majors, Dalienne (Author)
Korn, Mitchell (Composer)
Dance Theater Workshop (Producer)
Choreographers Showcase (Concert series) (Producer)

Dance Theater Workshop Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1976
Table of Contents
CONTENTS: Cassette 1: Your move (approx. 15 min.). Choreography: Marta Renzi. Perf. by Diane Jacobowitz, Ken Pierce, Renzi, and Mary Trev Warren. -- Kvugng: The Viking 1 lander (approx. 11 min.). Choreography/script: Dalienne Majors. Music: Mitchell Korn ("Martian song"). Lighting: based on design by Edward M. Greenberg. Perf. by Michael Blue Aiken, Avi Davis, Jessica Fogel, Carol Hess. Narrator: Jeffrey Rowland. -- Cassette 2: Points in a crystal (approx. 12 min.). Choreography/costumes: Robert Diaz. Music: Milton Babbitt. Perf. by Diaz, Patricia Payne. -- Eliza's rhythm (approx. 17 min.). Choreography: Nina Wiener. Music: collage. Perf. by Alison Pearl, Judith Field, Timothy Callaghan, Susan Rethorst. Performed twice.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 9531
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-3418 (former)
Dance Theater Workshop
Eliza's rhythm (Choreographic work : Wiener)
Filmed performances
Filmed dance
Venue: Videotaped in dress rehearsal at American Theatre Laboratory, New York, on October 5, 1976, by Dennis Diamond. Presented by Dance Theater Workshop as part of the Choreographers Showcase series.
Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Physical Description
Videotape reel
Extent: 2 videotape reels (55 min.) : sound, black and white ; 1/2 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY936001940-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12174517
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 6d1cd010-7a0f-0135-3564-06d4ee43b08d
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1976: Issued
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2023: Found by you!
  • 2024

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Choreographers Showcase" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1976.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Choreographers Showcase" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 8, 2023.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1976). Choreographers Showcase Retrieved from

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Choreographers Showcase