Interview with Dennis Wayne and Joanne Woodward, 1976Additional title: Sound of dance (Radio program)
NamesWayne, Dennis (Interviewee)Gruen, John (Interviewer)Woodward, Joanne, 1930- (Interviewee)
Dance Audio Archive
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1976-08-02
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZTCO 3-655 Side B
TopicsWoodward, Joanne, 1930-Wayne, DennisDancers (Company)
NotesContent: Title supplied by cataloger.Venue: Recorded for broadcast by WNCN, New York 1976, August 2 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 DescriptionAudiocassetteExtent: 1 audiocassette (approximately 58 min.)Sound quality is fair to poor. The speakers' voices are intelligible but can be difficult to understand.
DescriptionInterview with Dennis Wayne and Joanne Woodward conducted by John Gruen, as host, for broadcast on August 2, 1976 by radio station WNCN, New York on its series The sound of dance.
Streaming audio file (approximately 58 minutes). John Gruen, host, introduces Joanne Woodward; Gruen and Woodward speak about her interest in dance and her relationship with Dennis Wayne's new company, Dancers; Dennis Wayne speaks about forming Dancers after leaving American Ballet Theatre; the dancers in the company; Woodward and Wayne speak about the company [a recording of Mozart's Piano concerto no. 21, K.417, in C major, Adagio movement, used in Gerald Arpino's ballet Secret places, is played]; Gruen, Wayne, and Woodward speak about Wayne's business plan for a self-sustaining company, including a theater and a school; fund raising; the repertory and management style envisioned for the company [a recording of an excerpt from Sinfonía india (Symphonies, no. 2) by Carlos Chávez is played]; Woodward speaks about how she came to be interested in ballet; Gruen, Wayne, and Woodward speak about the upcoming season including the extent to which Wayne will be dancing; more on fund raising; closing remarks and announcements.
Type of ResourceSound recording
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 77790411NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12118467Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 3d3c6350-c63e-0135-07cd-058b541f35a4
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