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Manuel Alum Dance Company
Additional title: Dream R.E.M. (Choreographic work : Alum)
Additional title: ToGetHer (Choreographic work : Alum)
Additional title: Escaras (Choreographic work : Alum)
Additional title: East to Nijinsky (Choreographic work : Alum)
Alum, Manuel (Choreographer)
Psinas, Elvira (Dancer)
Nathan, Peter Wilfred (Dancer)
Vivaldi, Antonio, 1678-1741 (Composer)
Krauze, Zygmunt (Composer)
Tal, Josef, 1910-2008 (Composer)
Manuel Alum Dance Company (Performer)
Alum, Manuel (Dancer)

Manuel Alum Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1977
Table of Contents
Dream R.E.M. #108771 (ca. 13 min.) / music, Antonio Vivaldi ; danced by the company. |||| ToGetHer [duet from Escaras] (ca. 5 min.) / music, Zygmunt Krauze ; costumes, Manuel Alum ; danced by Elvira Psinas and Peter Nathan (?) ; East--to Nijinsky (ca. 9 min.) / music, Josef Tal ; danced by Manuel Alum.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 9683
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-4914 (former)
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Content: Title from information provided by donor.
Content: Original container labeled Part I. For Part II, see *MGZIC 9-4913 El tango ; [and] Flores para Casals.
Venue: Videotaped at an informal showing, in costume, at the HYC (?) Loft in New York (?), in October 1977. Photographed from a slightly elevated position at stage right side.
Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Physical Description
Videotape reel
Extent: 1 videotape reel (27 min.) : sound, black and white ; 1/2 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12392920
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 4bad9840-8a74-0135-af55-2dfd7a6ad7da
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1977: Created
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Manuel Alum Dance Company" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1977.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Manuel Alum Dance Company" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 23, 2020.

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1977). Manuel Alum Dance Company Retrieved from

Wikipedia Citation

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Manuel Alum Dance Company