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Additional title: Coil (Choreographic work : Boomershine)
Additional title: Private parts (Choreographic work : Solomons)
Solomons, Gus, jr, 1940- (Donor)
Solomons, Gus, jr, 1940- (Choreographer)
Solomons, Gus, jr, 1940- (Director)
Solomons, Gus, jr, 1940- (Dancer)
Boomershine, Ty (Choreographer)
Grubel, Barbara (Dancer)
Robertson, James, medic (Dancer)
Wood, Ellis (Dancer)
Donald, Adrienne (Dancer)
Chamberlain, Keith (Dancer)
Streeter, Elmar (Dancer)
Thompson, Walter (Composer)
Flowers, Roma (Lighting designer)
Ruse, Lynn Marie (Costume designer)
Newman, Harry, 1961- (Conceptor)
Newman, Harry, 1961- (Director)
Russo, Michael (Designer)
Even, Tirtza (Videographer)
Solomons Company/Dance (Performer)
Character Generators/Video (Videographer)
Boomershine, Ty (Dancer)
Bommershine, Ty (Costume designer)
Thomson, Walter (Instrumentalist)

The Gus Solomons Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1994-06-26
Table of Contents
Coil (premiere) (ca. 10 min.) / choreography, Ty Boomershine ; music, spy excerpts from Bloodstrike ; costumes, Lynn Marie Ruse with Ty Boomershine ; danced by Ty Boomershine, Barbara Grubel, James Robertson, Ellis Wood-Iseyama -- Air (work-in-progress) (ca. 18 min.) / conceived and directed by Harry Newman and Gus Solomons, Jr. ; danced by Ty Boomershine, Adrienne Donald, Gus Solomons, Jr. -- Private parts (premiere) (ca. 29 min.) / choreography, Gus Solomons, Jr., with creative collaboration by the dancers ; music, Walter Thompson (excerpts from Not for Rollo) ; chairs and costumes, Michael Russo ; danced by Ty Boomershine, Keith Chamberlain, Adrienne Donald, Elmar Streeter ; music played by the Walter Thompson Orchestra
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 7780
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-6263 (former)
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Creation/production credits: [presented by] the Solomons Company/Dance ; Lighting, Roma Flowers
Performers: Danced by the Solomons Company/Dance.
Venue: Videotaped in performance at the Danspace, St. Mark's Church in-the-Bowery, New York, on June 26, 1994, by Character Generators Inc. ; cameraperson, Tirtza Even.
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) (58 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b14649048
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 2a3c4c90-7bb7-0135-98fc-2f86538070b1
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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  • 1994: Created
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2024: Found by you!
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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Private parts" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1994.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Private parts" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed February 25, 2024.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1994). Private parts Retrieved from

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Private parts