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Choreographers Showcase
Svane, Christina (Dancer)
Varone, Doug (Dancer)
Reyes, Denisa (Dancer)
Cowell, Mary-Jean, 1941- (Dancer)
Rudden, Leslie (Dancer)
Fain, Carla (Dancer)
Katsin, Linda (Dancer)
Marshall, Amy (Dancer)
Goldbas, Stephen (Dancer)
Haynes, Timothy (Contributor)
Stoney (Contributor)
Sakamoto, Nobuko (Dancer)
Bridgman, Art (Dancer)
Packer, Myrna (Dancer)
Hosseini, Naaz (Performer)
Nosaka, Kimio (Choreographer)
Wada, Emi (Costume designer)
Britten, Benjamin, 1913-1976 (Composer)
Radecke, Steven (Composer)
Collins, Nicolas (Composer)
Elgar, Edward, 1857-1934 (Composer)
Respighi, Ottorino, 1879-1936 (Composer)
Shater, Ken (Composer)
Kaczorowski, Peter (Lighting designer)
Dance Theater Workshop (Producer)
Choreographers Showcase (Concert series) (Producer)

Dance Theater Workshop Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1979
Table of Contents
CONTENTS: Cassette 1: For time beings (approx. 19 min.). Choreography/performance: Christina Svane. -- The rivals (approx. 9 min.). Choreography: Douglas Varone. Music: Benjamin Britten. Perf. by Varone and Denise Reyes. -- Garden of stone and sand (approx. 9 min.). Choreography/performance: Mary-Jean Cowell. Music: Steven Radecke. Projections: James Van Abbema. Costume: Clyde Ruffin. -- Harem stills (approx. 8 min.). Choreography: Leslie Rudden. Music: Nicolas Collins ("Pea soup"). Perf. by Carla Fain, Linda Katsin, Amy Marshall, and Rudden. -- Cassette 2: Snarl (approx. 11 min.). Choreography/performance: Stephen Goldbas, Timothy Haynes, Stoney. -- Twilight (approx. 10 min.). Choreography: Kimio Nosaka. Music: Edward Elgar, Ottorino Respighi. Costume: Emi Wada. Perf. by Nobuko Sakamoto. -- July 20, Jefferson Gorge, Vermont (approx. 11 min.). Choreography/performance: Art Bridgman, Myrna Packer. Music: Ken Shater. Voice: Naaz Hosseini.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 9536
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-3425 (former)
Dance Theater Workshop
Snarl (Choreographic work : Goldbas, Haynes and Stoney)
Twilight (Choreographic work : Nosaka)
Filmed performances
Filmed dance
Venue: Videotaped in performance at American Theatre Laboratory, New York, in March 1979. Presented by Dance Theater Workshop as part of the Choreographers Showcase series.
Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Physical Description
Videotape reel
Extent: 2 videotape reels (77 min.) : sound, black and white ; 1/2 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY936001421-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12174507
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 721a18a0-7956-0135-6992-099df6dbb9c5
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1979: Issued
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2023: Found by you!
  • 2024

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Choreographers Showcase" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1979.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Choreographers Showcase" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 30, 2023.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1979). Choreographers Showcase Retrieved from

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Choreographers Showcase