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Signal [and] Ballroom

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Signal [and] Ballroom
Additional title: Ballroom (Choreographic work : Blossom)
Blossom, Beverly (Choreographer)
Devine, Jana (Dancer)
Podagrosi, June Panagakos (Dancer)
Surles, Gina (Dancer)
Gilpin, Frank (Dancer)
Striegel, Rick (Dancer)
Lommasson, Alan (Dancer)
Langholff, Candace (Dancer)
Peterson, Joelle (Dancer)
Weldon, Kevin (Dancer)
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Department of Dance (Associated name)
Blossom, Beverly (Dancer)

Beverly Blossom Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1978-07
Date Created: 1979
Table of Contents
CONTENTS: Signal (from Chicago fan dance) (approx. 10 min., color). Music: Steve Reich. Perf. by Jana Devine, Frank Gilpin, June Panagakos-Podagrosi, Rick Striegel, and Gina Surles. -- Ballroom: excerpts (?) (approx. 40 min., b&w). Music: selections from Glenn Miller, Beethoven, Bizet, Gershwin, Bach, B. B. King, Albinoni, Harry Reser, et al. Excerpts (?) from the 50-minute suite of dances. Perf. by Illinois Dance Theatre: Jill Bellis, Blossom, Devine, Jim Grevatt, Marybeth Hartmann, Lisa Howell, Steve Katz, Candace Langholff, Alan Lommasson, Liz Malecki, Kelly Michaels, Krista Mucke, Joelle D. Peterson, Kirsten Peterson, Judith Schwartz, Nancy Sweet, and Kevin Weldon.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 2768
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-3513 (former)
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Venue: Compilation of two works. Signal recorded onstage by SPG (Student Production Group) of the University of New Mexico at Rodey Theatre, Albuquerque, New Mexico, in July 1978. Ballroom recorded in studio rehearsal, in rehearsal clothes, at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, in 1979.
Creation/production credits: Choreography: Beverly Blossom.
Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a donation from Lynn Garafola.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 videocassette (U-matic) (52 min.) : sound, color and black and white ; 3/4 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12174691
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 2049cd90-9e85-0132-61cd-3c075448cc4b
Rights Statement
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  • 1978: Created (Approximate)
  • 2023: Found by you!
  • 2024

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Signal [and] Ballroom" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1978 - 1979.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Signal [and] Ballroom" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 11, 2023.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1978 - 1979). Signal [and] Ballroom Retrieved from

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Signal [and] Ballroom