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Additional title: Big picture (Choreographic work : Chuma)
Chuma, Yoshiko (Choreographer)
Sheppard, Harry Whittaker (Dancer)
Fleming, Donald (Dancer)
Tufts, Gayle (Dancer)
Tufts, Gayle (Composer)
Tufts, Gayle (Lyricist)
Froot, Dan (Dancer)
Froot, Dan (Composer)
Froot, Dan (Lyricist)
Hendryx, Nona (Composer)
Oechsle, Gabriele (Dancer)
Waltz, Sasha (Dancer)
Jacquette, Yvonne (Set designer)
Yoshiko Chuma and the School of Hard Knocks (Dancer)
Chuma, Yoshiko (Director)
Chuma, Yoshiko (Dancer)
Hendryx, Nona (Dancer)
Hendryx, Nona (Lyricist)

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Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1987-02-01
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 6926
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Creation/production credits: Conceived and directed by: Yoshiko Chuma. Music and lyrics: Nona Hendryx. Additional music and lyrics: Dan Froot and Gayle Tufts. Screenplay: Catherine Bush. Set design: Yvonne Jacquette. Costumes: Timi Brown. Additional text and choreography: The School of Hard Knocks. Lighting: Stan Pressner.
Performers: Performed by the School of Hard Knocks: Harry Whittaker Sheppard, Donald Fleming, Gayle Tufts, Dan Froot, Yoshiko Chuma, Nona Hendryx, Gabriele Oechsle, and Sasha Waltz. Musical selections: Wireless, American dream catalogue, How I see the world, The winds of change, and The big picture: Movements 1-4.
Venue: Videotaped February 1, 1987 during performance at Dance Theater Workshop's Bessie Schönberg Theater, New York.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 videocassette (U-matic) (53 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY896016663-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12167264
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 7796a530-8283-0138-e007-0d52a4d17c21
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  • 1987: Created
  • 2020: Digitized
  • 2024: Found by you!
  • 2025

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "The big picture" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1987.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "The big picture" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed April 13, 2024.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1987). The big picture Retrieved from

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The big picture