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Tap dance workshop
Briggs, Bunny (Dancer)
Briggs, Bunny (Teacher)
Briggs, Bunny (Interviewee)
Sims, Sandman (Teacher)
Green, Chuck (Teacher)
Smithsonian Institution (Sponsor)
American Dance Experience (Concert series : Washington, D.C.) (Sponsor)

Gregory Hines Collection of American Tap Dance

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1980-09-08 (Questionable)
Place: Washington, DC, USA
Table of Contents
Disc 1 (62 min.): Introductory speeches (some parts inaudible, due to inadequate miking) followed by teaching by Sims, Green, and Briggs. |||| Disc 2 (14 min.): Conclusion of Briggs' lesson (7 min.) -- Excerpt (7 min.) from the television show Good morning Washington, featuring an interview/performance by Briggs.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 6061
Shelf locator: *MGZIDVD 5-2510 (former)
Tap dancing
Dance -- Study and teaching
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Performers: Instructors, Bunny Briggs, Sandman Sims, and Chuck Green.
Venue: Videotaped during a tap dance workshop in the studio for teenagers presented at Duke Ellington High School, Washington, D.C. (?) on Sept. 8 (?), 1980, under the sponsorship of the American Dance Experience program of the Smithsonian Institution.
Funding: This videorecording was preserved with support provided in part by Save America's Treasures through a partnership between the National Endowment for the Arts and the National Park Service, Department of the Interior.
Physical Description
Extent: 2 videocassettes (U-matic) (76 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY906027962-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12169038
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): a02ca4e0-a836-0134-4a25-00505686a51c
Rights Statement
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  • 1980: Created
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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Tap dance workshop" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1980.

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Tap dance workshop