Dance on: Letitia Ide

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Ide, Letitia (Interviewee)
Mahoney, Billie (Interviewer)
Dance Films Association (Associated name)
Jazz Dance World Congress (Associated name)

Dance On Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1992-08
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 4974
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-3558 (former)
Humphrey, Doris, 1895-1958
Weidman, Charles
Limón, José
Miller, Marilyn, 1898-1936
Humphrey-Weidman Company
Exiles (Choreographic work : Limón)
Day on earth (Choreographic work : Humphrey)
Statement of responsibility: produced by Billie Mahoney in association with the Jazz Dance World Congress, Dance Films Association, and the International Dance Association ; director, Sheri Carsello.
Venue: Program from the public access cable television series Dance on: With Billie Mahoney. Taped at Evanston Community Television, Evanston, Illinois, in August 1992.
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) (29 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
Letitia Ide, who now coaches dancers in the works of Doris Humphrey and José Limón, looks back at her early career as a dancer in the Humphrey-Weidman Company. She recalls dancing with Limón in Lysistrata, with Marilyn Miller in the Broadway show As thousands cheer (choreographed by Charles Weidman), and appearing in the premieres of Limón's The exiles and Humphrey's Day on earth. She also shares some observations of dancers and choreographers today.
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY936018325-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12174720
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 55d25e10-842b-0135-ec19-297a579f1227
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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Dance on: Letitia Ide" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1992.

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Dance on: Letitia Ide