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Manuel Alum Dance Company

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Manuel Alum Dance Company
Additional title: Untitled (Choreographic work : Alum)
Additional title: ToGetHer (Choreographic work : Alum)
Additional title: Escaras (Choreographic work : Alum)
Additional title: Dream R.E.M. (Choreographic work : Alum)
Alum, Manuel (Choreographer)
Psinas, Elvira (Dancer)
Nathan, Peter Wilfred (Dancer)
Dalgin, Felice (Dancer)
Scott, Madeleine (Dancer)
White, Larry (Dancer)
Bach, Johann Sebastian, 1685-1750 (Composer)
Krauze, Zygmunt (Composer)
Cage, John (Composer)
Blu (Lighting designer)
Manuel Alum Dance Company (Performer)
Alum, Manuel (Dancer)
Alum, Manuel (Designer)
Alum, Manuel (Costume designer)

Manuel Alum Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1979-02
Table of Contents
Untitled (work in progress) (ca. 16 min.) / music, J.S. Bach ; danced by the company ; music performed by Elizabeth Pruett and Kenneth Merrill.
ToGetHer [duet from Escaras] [excerpt] (ca. 4 min.) / music, Zygmunt Krauze ; danced by Elvira Psinas and Peter Nathan. Cut off by glitch at ca. 20 min. into tape.
Dream R.E.M. #422784 (ca. 10 min.) / music, Zygmunt Krauze ; danced by Elvira Psinas and Peter Nathan.
Dream R.E.M. #511772 (ca. 7 min.) / music, John Cage ; danced by Manuel Alum.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 9017
Filmed performances
Filmed dance
Creation/production credits: choreography, scenery, and costumes by Manuel Alum.
Content: Title from house program.
Creation/production credits: Production stage management and lighting, Blu.
Performers: Danced by the Manuel Alum Dance Company: Manuel Alum, Derri Cameron, Felice Dalgin, Peter Nathan, Elvira Psinas, Madeleine Scott, Larry White, and Kathleen Yates.
Performers: Guest artists: Elizabeth Pruett (soprano) and Kenneth Merrill (piano).
Venue: Videotaped in performance at Schimmel Center for the Arts, Pace University, New York, in February 1979. Probably recorded at two different performances.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 videocassette (VHS) (38 min.) : sound, black and white ; 1/2 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12392937
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 96c45850-8333-0138-9aae-15ade0aebadc
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.

Item timeline of events

  • 1979: Created
  • 2020: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Manuel Alum Dance Company" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1979. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/1c5f7dda-7da8-4422-bddc-f4f9e3e7b278

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Manuel Alum Dance Company" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 5, 2020. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/1c5f7dda-7da8-4422-bddc-f4f9e3e7b278

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1979). Manuel Alum Dance Company Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/1c5f7dda-7da8-4422-bddc-f4f9e3e7b278

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Manuel Alum Dance Company