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Studio event no. 182

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Studio event no. 182: camera 1, tape 1
Additional title: Event (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Cunningham, Merce (Creator)
Cunningham, Merce (Choreographer)
Armitage, Karole (Dancer)
Burns, Louise Ann (Dancer)
Cornfield, Ellen (Dancer)
Ensminger, Morgan (Dancer)
Fox, Lisa (Dancer)
Harper, Meg (Dancer)
Komar, Chris (Dancer)
Kovich, Robert (Dancer)
Roess-Smith, Julie (Dancer)
Self, Jim, 1954- (Dancer)
Hassell, Jon, 1937- (Composer)
Merce Cunningham Dance Company ()

Merce Cunningham Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1977-01-02
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 1759
Shelf locator: *MGZIDVD 5-550 (former)
Modern dance
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Content: Title from original container.
Venue: Videotaped in performance in the Cunningham dance studio, Westbeth, New York City, Jan. 2, 1977.
Content: This tape records the first hour of an uninterrupted dance performance. The recording stops abruptly and the end of the performance does not appear on the tape. The event was videotaped by multiple cameras. For another tape of the same event, taken from a different angle, see *MGZIDVD 5-551.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 videocassette (VHS) (63 min.) : sound, black and white ; 1/2 in.
Cunningham's Events are full evening presentations consisting of a selection from his group and solo works performed to music and decor specially arranged for that event. Each event is performed only once, and not meant to be repeated.
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b16108655
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 4220c080-e860-0131-806f-3c075448cc4b
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MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Studio event no. 182" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1977.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Studio event no. 182" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed March 1, 2024.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1977). Studio event no. 182 Retrieved from

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Studio event no. 182