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Dancemaker: Judith Jamison
Additional title: With us (Choreographic work : Jamison)
Jamison, Judith (Choreographer)
Vega, Hector, dancer (Dancer)
Wanstall, April (Dancer)
Stock, Alice (Dancer)
Phelps, Jonathan (Dancer)
Scott, Antonio Carlos (Dancer)
Patten, Lesley Ann (Producer)
University of the Arts (Philadelphia, Pa.) (Associated name)

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Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1988
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 7975
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-2066 (former)
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Documentary films
Motion pictures
Citation/reference: From WHYY/Philadelphia. Producer/director: Lesley Ann Patten. Executive producer: Susan Mascio Katz. Videographer: Eric Sennhenn. Narrator: Mark Vogelzang.
Creation/production credits: Choreography: Judith Jamison. Music: Evan Solot. Scenery: Gerald Nichols. Costumes: Sherry Bazell and Tonio Guerra. Lighting: Jay Madara.
Performers: Performed by dancers from the University of the Arts: Hector Vega, Alice Stock, April Wanstall, Lisa Johnson, Caroline Coombs, Kristin Landstrom, Sherry Greenspan, Jonathan Phelps, Cheryl Ivkovich, Carlos Scott, Peter Kalivas, Joseph Taylor, Troy McLaughlin, Carl Buckley, and Lisa Turner.
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) (28 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
Documentary on the creation of With us, choreographed by Judith Jamison in Philadelphia to celebrate the first University of the Arts in the U.S. Performance excerpts are interspersed with views of Jamison selecting dancers at auditions, rehearsing, conferring with artistic collaborators, and preparing for opening night. In addition, the experiences of three young dancers, Hector Vega, April Wanstall, and Alice Stock, are highlighted.
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY906012606-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12168575
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): dad9a080-85c8-0135-34e8-017b5e79544e
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  • 1988: Issued
  • 2018: Digitized
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MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Dancemaker: Judith Jamison" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1988.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Dancemaker: Judith Jamison" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed April 23, 2024.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1988). Dancemaker: Judith Jamison Retrieved from

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Dancemaker: Judith Jamison