Dance on: Lea Darwin

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Darwin, Lea (Interviewee)
Mahoney, Billie (Producer)
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 4976
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-3562 (former)
Jazz Dance World Congress
Jazz dance
Dance schools -- United States
Dance -- Study and teaching
Statement of responsibility: produced by Billie Mahoney in association with the Jazz Dance World Congress, Dance Films Association, and the International Dance Association ; director, Pattie Mackenzie.
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) (30 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
Dancer, choreographer, and teacher Lea Darwin discusses her work in the U.S. and Europe, including her role in planning the first Jazz Dance World Congress in 1990. She talks about the future of dance in general education and the contribution of local dance schools, and offers some suggestions for parents in search of a good dance school. Other topics include her association with Gus Giordano and his companies, the character shoes she has designed, the importance of style as well as technique, and the definition of jazz dancing.
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY936017664-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12174709
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): bb659da0-8048-0135-a8a0-4b45b8b6c731
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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Dance on: Lea Darwin" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1992.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Dance on: Lea Darwin" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed February 25, 2024.

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Dance on: Lea Darwin