Interview with Rachael Yocom, 1965Additional title: Invitation to dance (Radio program)
NamesYocom, Rachael Dunaven (Interviewee)Terry, Walter (Interviewer)
Dance Audio Archive
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1965-11-28
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZTO 7-62
TopicsYocom, Rachael Dunaven -- InterviewsFiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts (New York, N.Y.)High School of Performing Arts (New York, N.Y.)Dance schools -- New York (State) -- New YorkDance schoolsNew York (State) -- New York
NotesContent: Interview with Rachael Yocom conducted by Walter Terry as host, on November 28, 1965, for broadcast by radio station WNYC, New York, on its series Invitation to dance.Funding: The processing and cataloging of this recording was made possible in part by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature. The support of the National Endowment for the Arts is also gratefully acknowledged.Venue: Recorded by radio station WNYC, New York November 28, 1965 New York (N.Y.)
Physical DescriptionAudiotape reelExtent: 1 audiotape reel (approximately 28 minutes); acetate; half-track; 7.5 ips; 7 in.Sound quality is very good.
DescriptionStreaming audio file (approximately 28 minutes). Walter Terry introduces Rachael Yocom and the High School of Performing Arts [as of 1961, part of the Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts],where Rachel Yocom is head of the Dance Division; Rachael Yocom discusses the School's dance curriculum including courses offered; the faculty including their qualifications; the students' prospects for professional careers including some noted alumni; pursuing professional opportunities while still in school; student performances at the School; eligibility for acceptance; students who do not live up to their potential; plans for a new building; Terry's closing remarks.
Type of ResourceSound recording
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 51876992NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12117236Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): f3ba8f70-d281-0137-91a7-5de6c21b7bd6
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