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Additional title: Nirvana (Choreographic work : Lee)
Wilson, Paul (Dancer)
Davis, Gary (Dancer)
Coorlawala, Uttara Asha (Choreographer)
Yi, Sŏn-ok (Choreographer)
Son Mu Ga: Zen Dance Company (Dancer)
Coorlawala, Uttara Asha (Dancer)

General Dance Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1970 - 1979 (Approximate)
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 1573
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Venue: Videotaped at the Sun Ock Lee Studio Theatre, New York.
Creation/production credits: Choreography: Sun Ock Lee [Sŏn-ok Yi]. Music: Gustav Mahler, Byung Ki Hwang, So Hee Kim. Scenery: Suk In Park. Lighting: Marshall S. Spiller.
Performers: Performed by the Sun Ock Lee Dance Company: Paul Wilson (Bodhi Darma), Lea Florence (Sitting woman), with Gary Davis, Pamela Risenhoover, Uttara Asha Coorlawala, Mary Catherine Holton, Tamara Marie Richards, and Karen Jill Ackerman.
Content: At end of tape is a brief solo, Yakshi (?), choreographed and performed by Uttara Asha Coorlawala (ca. 2 min.)
Physical Description
Extent: 1 videocassette (U-matic) (48 min.) : sound, black and white ; 3/4 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12160604
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 7db91770-0826-0131-525a-3c075448cc4b
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1970: Created (Approximate)
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2021: Found by you!
  • 2022

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Nirvana" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1970 - 1979.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Nirvana" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 13, 2021.

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1970 - 1979). Nirvana Retrieved from

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