Dance on: Jane Dudley

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Dudley, Jane (Interviewee)
Mahoney, Billie (Interviewer)

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Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1988-02-21
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 6905
Holm, Hanya, 1893-1992
Graham, Martha
Maslow, Sophie
Bennington School of the Dance
Dudley-Maslow-Bales Trio
New Dance Group (New York, N.Y.)
Federal Theatre Project (U.S.)
Harmonica breakdown (Choreographic work : Dudley)
Panorama (Choreographic work : Graham)
Television programs
Statement of responsibility: produced by Video Workshop for Dance and Theatre ; director, James Chladek.
Venue: Program from the public access cable television series Dance on: With Billie Mahoney. Taped at Metro Access Studios, New York, on February 21, 1988.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 videocassette (U-matic) (31 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
Jane Dudley, on leave from London School of Contemporary Dance where she now teaches and choreographs, talks about her forthcoming retrospective dance concert in New York. In reminiscing about her early work with Hanya Holm and Martha Graham, she describes the creation of Graham's Panorama at Bennington School of the Dance. She recalls her work with the New Dance Group and the Dudley-Maslow-Bales Trio during the Depression, including her early solo The life of a worker and the creation of Harmonica breakdown, and comments upon the social and political involvement of dancers of the day.
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY906005738-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12168304
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): fc3ea2d0-831b-0138-5749-07aa6c7a7021
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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Dance on" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1988.

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