Interview with Toni Lander, 1966

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Interview with Toni Lander, 1966
Additional title: Invitation to dance (Radio program)
Lander, Toni (Interviewee)
Terry, Walter (Interviewer)

Dance Audio Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1966-09-11
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZTO 7-2006
Lander, Toni
American Ballet Theatre
Kongelige Danske ballet
Sylphide (Choreographic work : Bournonville)
Miss Julie (Choreographic work : Cullberg)
Radio programs
Content: Title supplied by cataloger.
Venue: Recorded by WNYC for its series, Invitation to dance September 11, 1966 New York (N.Y.)
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.
Physical Description
Audiotape reel
Extent: 1 audiotape reel (approximately 20 min.) : acetate; half-track, 7.5 ips; 7 in.
The sound quality is good. The recording is marred by "tape hiss."
Interview with Toni Lander conducted by Walter Terry as host; recorded on September 11, 1966 for broadcast by radio station WNYC, New York, on its series, Invitation to dance. Streaming audio file (approximately 20 minutes). Walter Terry introduces his guest Toni Lander, a ballerina with American Ballet Theatre; Toni Lander speaks with Terry about her artistic growth; the place of technique in performance; her own background and training with the Royal Danish Ballet [Kongelige Danske ballet] including classes in pantomime that she has since found invaluable; learning [Auguste Bournonville's] La sylphide including how she was coached, and Birgit Culberg's Miss Julie; her satisfaction with American Ballet Theatre.
Type of Resource
Sound recording
RLIN/OCLC: 37122337
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12117335
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 3943cbc0-4c82-0136-a11a-23b2c666ba7c
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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Interview with Toni Lander" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1966.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Interview with Toni Lander" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed February 5, 2023.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1966). Interview with Toni Lander Retrieved from

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Interview with Toni Lander