Phyllis Rose Dance Company

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Phyllis Rose Dance Company
Rose, Phyllis (Commentator)
Phyllis Rose Dance Company (Dancer)
Rose, Phyllis (Performer)

General Dance Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1990 - 1999 (Approximate)
Table of Contents
Reel 1 (ca. 62 min.). Drumming and shekere playing -- Introduction by Phyllis Rose and company members -- Round and round / calypso dance and song from Trinidad -- "People come in different sizes..." / song -- Irish step dance -- Turkish delight / dance from Turkey -- Musical instruments from West Africa -- Jama-jama (?) / dance from the Ivory Coast -- Moon dance / dance from the Ivory Coast -- Las chapanecas / Mexican folk dance -- Dance solo combining acrobatics, Mexican folk dance, and Brazilian capoeira -- Cha cha cha / dance from Cuba -- "How many kinds of people..." / song. |||| Reel 2 (ca. 13 min.). "Little hazelnuts" / folk dance and song from Romania -- Cotton-eyed Joe / American dance derived from German polka -- Virginia reel / American dance.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 3291
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-4792 (former)
Drummers (Musicians)
Folk dancing -- Trinidad and Tobago
Folk dancing -- Ireland
Folk dancing -- Turkey
Dance -- Africa, West
Dance -- Côte d'Ivoire
Folk dancing -- Mexico -- Chiapas
Cha-cha (Dance)
Dance -- Cuba
Folk dancing -- Romania
Children's films
Dance for children
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Content: Title from spoken announcement.
Performers: Performed by the Phyllis Rose Dance Company.
Venue: Videotaped in performance at an elementary school, location and date not identified.
Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a donation from Lynn Garafola.
Physical Description
Extent: 2 videocassettes (U-matic) (75 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
Performance of dances and music from around the world, for schoolchildren. Some numbers include audience participation.
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12392971
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 43c7ca80-ea20-0137-2c14-6dbd8483d528
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1990: Created (Approximate)
  • 2019: Digitized
  • 2024: Found by you!
  • 2025

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Phyllis Rose Dance Company" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1990 - 1999.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Phyllis Rose Dance Company" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed February 25, 2024.

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1990 - 1999). Phyllis Rose Dance Company Retrieved from

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Phyllis Rose Dance Company