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Additional title: We are the world (Choreographic work : Martins)
Martins, Peter, 1946- (Choreographer)
Martins, Peter, 1946- (Dancer)
Richie, Lionel (Composer)
Jackson, Michael, 1958-2009 (Composer)
Soto, Jock (Dancer)
Lopez, Lourdes (Dancer)
Saland, Stephanie (Dancer)
Nichols, Kyra (Dancer)
D'Amboise, Christopher (Dancer)
Duell, Joseph (Dancer)
Calegari, Maria (Dancer)
Watts, Heather (Dancer)
Cook, Bart (Dancer)
Farrell, Suzanne, 1945- (Dancer)
McBride, Patricia, 1942- (Dancer)
New York City Ballet (Performer)
School of American Ballet (Performer)

New York City Ballet Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1985-04-25
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDVD 5-4656
Filmed performances
Filmed dance
Creation/production credits: [presented by] New York City Ballet ; choreography by Peter Martins ; music by Lionel Richie and Michael Jackson.
Content: Cast information from a review by Anna Kisselgoff, New York Times, Apr. 25, 1985.
Content: Video also contains ca. 7 min. of a b&w recording, very poor visual quality, of Peter Martins' Calcium light night.
Performers: Danced by New York City Ballet: Jock Soto, Lourdes Lopez, Stephanie Saland, Kyra Nichols, Christopher d'Amboise, Joseph Duell, Maria Calegari, Heather Watts, Bart Cook, Suzanne Farrell, Patricia McBride, Peter Martins, others; with students of the School of American Ballet.
Venue: Videotaped in performance at New York State Theater, New York, N.Y., on April 23, 1985.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 videocassette (U-Matic) (16 min., 9 sec.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b15773725
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 80a9e3a0-8667-0138-a463-05f3ad9340bf
Rights Statement
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  • 1985: Created
  • 2020: Digitized
  • 2023: Found by you!
  • 2024

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "We are the world" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1985.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "We are the world" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 22, 2023.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1985). We are the world Retrieved from

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We are the world