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Alfred Desio
Desio, Alfred (Artist)
Sharp, David (Dancer)
Winmon, Damon (Dancer)
Boyce, Roger (Performer)
Monk, Thelonious (Performer)
Flowers, Roma (Lighting designer)
Gismonti, Egberto (Composer)
Henderson, Fletcher, 1897-1952 (Composer)
Akst, Harry, 1894-1963 (Composer)
Video D Studios (Videographer)
Dance Theater Workshop (Producer)

Dance Theater Workshop Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1987
Table of Contents
CONTENTS: Cassette 1 (approx. 34 min.): Danca solitaria. Chor/perf: Desio. Mus: Egberto Gismonti. -- Alternating current. Chor/perf: David Sharp. Tap-Tronic score: Desio. -- Covering ground. Chor/Tap-Tronic score: Desio. Perf. by Damon Winmon and Desio. -- Capriccio stomp. Chor: Desio. Perf. by Winmon and Desio. -- Percussion cushion [musical number]. Mus/perf: Roger Boyce. -- Zapped taps. Concept/perf: Desio. -- Cassette 2 (approx. 27 min.): Street feet. Chor: Desio. Mus: Fletcher Henderson. Perf. by Winmon, Sharp, and Desio. -- Rock out [musical number]. Mus/perf: Boyce. -- Dinah. Chor: Desio. Mus: Harry Akst, recorded by Thelonious Monk. Perf. by Winmon. -- Implants. Design/perf: Desio and Boyce. -- Direct current. Chor/perf: Sharp. Tap-Tronic score: Desio. -- Ragatap. Concept/perf: Desio.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 4977
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-3768 (former)
Dance Theater Workshop
Tap dancing
Filmed performances
Filmed dance
Venue: Program title: Zapped taps. Videotaped in performance by Video D Studios at the Bessie Schönberg Theater, New York, on August 11, 1987. Presented by Dance Theater Workshop as part of the Out-of-Towners 1987.
Creation/production credits: All Tap-Tronic scores by Alfred Desio. Paintings: Alfred Desio. Lighting: Roma Flowers.
Performers: Performed by Alfred Desio and others.
Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Physical Description
Extent: 2 videocassettes (61 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY936041994-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12175048
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 21a685c0-8130-0135-67bb-31dfa3a7b655
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 1987: Issued
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2023: Found by you!
  • 2024

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Alfred Desio" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1987.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Alfred Desio" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed March 25, 2023.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1987). Alfred Desio Retrieved from

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Alfred Desio