Panel discussion on professionalism, 1976
NamesDance Critics Association (U.S.) (Host)Siegel, Marcia B (Speaker)Goldner, Nancy (Programmer)Hering, Doris (Speaker)Tobias, Tobi (Speaker)Kriegsman, Alan M. (Alan Mortimer), 1928-2012 (Speaker)Simpson, Herbert M (Speaker)Jowitt, Deborah (Speaker)Stodelle, Ernestine (Speaker)
Dance Audio Archive
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1978-01-06
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZTO 5-335
TopicsDance criticismDance criticsProfessional ethicsDance critics -- Professional ethics
NotesContent: Title supplied by cataloger.Venue: Recorded at the Dance Critics Association Conference at the Piccadilly Hotel 1978, January 6 New York (N.Y.)Funding: The conservation 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 DescriptionAudiotape reelExtent: 1 audiotape reel (approximately 1 hr., 52 min.) : polyester, half-track, 1 7/8 ips ; 5 in.Sound quality is very good with respect to the panelists, but the audibility of the audience members who speak varies. Streaming audio file 2 is marred by extraneous noise.
DescriptionDance Critics Association Conference on the topic of professionalism, held at the Piccadilly Hotel, New York City on January 6, 1978. Panelists include Marcia Siegel (moderator), Tobi Tobias, Nancy Goldner, Doris Hering, and Alan Kriegsman. Writers speaking from the audience (audibility variable) include Herbert Simpson, Iris Fangor, Deborah Jowitt, Robert Pierce, and Ernestine Stodelle.
Streaming audio file 1 (approximately 55 minutes). Panel discussion of professionalism in dance criticism. Marcia B. Siegel, the moderator, introduces the panel members: Doris Hering, Tobi Tobias, Alan Kriegsman, and Nancy Goldner. Topics discussed include the primary role and function of the critic; whether the type of publication for which one writes influences what is written; the pressures exerted by editors, choreographers, and sponsoring institutions; whether one should be concerned with the possible effect of reviews on dance funding; the effects of criticism on the ticket-buying public. [Discussion ends; resumes on streaming audio file 2.]
Streaming audio file 2 (approximately 53 minutes). Panel discussion continues. This session is devoted almost entirely to a discussion of ethics, particularly concerning conflicts of interest.
Type of ResourceSound recording
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 77762802NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12118150Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 723be180-c64b-0135-e21a-045f072e85ee
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