Death is the hunter

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Death is the hunter
Additional title: Death is the hunter (Choreographic work : Hawkins)
Hawkins, Erick (Donor)
Hawkins, Erick (Choreographer)
Ward, Cathy (Dancer)
Richman, Natalie (Dancer)
Diachenko, Nada (Dancer)
Tobiason, Kevin (Dancer)
Riegger, Wallingford, 1885-1961 (Composer)
Lee, Ralph (Designer)
Kim, Willa (Costume designer)
Erick Hawkins Dance Company (Performer)
Hawkins, Erick (Dancer)

Erick Hawkins Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1975-10
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 7185 ; *MGZIC 9-1935 (former)
Dance rehearsals
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Venue: Videotaped in dress rehearsal on stage in New Haven, Connecticut, in October 1975. In the background are the set from Cantilever and scenic elements from other works. The work is recorded twice, after approx. 2 min. of setting up.
Creation/production credits: Choreography: Erick Hawkins. Music: Wallingford Riegger (Study in sonorities). Scenery/masks: Ralph Lee. Costumes: Willa Kim.
Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Performers: Performed by Erick Hawkins and members of the Erick Hawkins Dance Company: Nada Diachenko, Natalie Richman, Cathy Ward, Kevin Tobiason, and three unidentified men.
Physical Description
Videotape reel
Extent: 1 videotape reel (22 min.) : sound, black and white ; 1/2 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY916029425-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12170071
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 49c35810-329e-0135-af1a-0d3a1346e4c9
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Item timeline of events

  • 1975: Created
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2023: Found by you!
  • 2024

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Death is the hunter" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1975.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Death is the hunter" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 25, 2023.

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1975). Death is the hunter Retrieved from

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Death is the hunter