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Insects and heroes
Additional title: Insects and heroes (Choreographic work : Taylor)
Taylor, Paul, 1930- (Choreographer)
Hodes, Linda Margolies (Dancer)
Wagoner, Dan (Dancer)
Newman, Maggie (Dancer)
Walton, Elizabeth (Dancer)
Keen, Elizabeth (Dancer)
Kinney, Susan (Dancer)
Kimball, Renee (Dancer)
Lewis, Daniel, 1944- (Dancer)
Rogers, Helen Priest (Cinematographer)
Guthman, Louise (Lighting designer)
Paul Taylor Dance Company (Dancer)
Connecticut College (Presenter)

Paul Taylor Dance Company Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1961-08-20
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 9940
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-4232 (former)
Shelf locator: *MGZHB 12-1528
American Dance Festival
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Venue: Filmed by Helen Priest Rogers at Palmer Auditorium, Connecticut College on August 20, 1961 during a performance at the American Dance Festival.
Creation/production credits: Choreography: Paul Taylor. Costumes and sets: Rouben Ter-Arutunian. Lighting: Louise Guthman.
Performers: Performed by members of the Paul Taylor Dance Company: Paul Taylor, Linda Hodes, Dan Wagoner, Maggie Newman, Elizabeth Walton, Elizabeth Keen, Susan Kinney, Renee Kimball, and Daniel Lewis.
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) (31 min.) : silent, black and white ; 3/4 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY787015506-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12157397
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 2cb2b490-8cd8-0135-d43e-7df32d37e5ce
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 1961: Created
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2022: Found by you!
  • 2023

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Insects and heroes" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1961.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Insects and heroes" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 28, 2022.

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1961). Insects and heroes Retrieved from

Wikipedia Citation

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Insects and heroes