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Additional title: Fancy free (Choreographic work : Robbins)
Frohlich, Jean Pierre (Dancer)
Fleming, Christopher (Dancer)
D'Amboise, Christopher (Dancer)
Lopez, Lourdes (Dancer)
Fugate, Judith (Dancer)
Ohman, Frank (Dancer)
Robbins, Jerome (Choreographer)
Bernstein, Leonard, 1918-1990 (Composer)
Smith, Oliver Lemuel, 1918-1994 (Designer)
New York City Ballet (Performer)

New York City Ballet Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1981
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 7606
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-1800 (former)
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Content: Rehearsal on stage with set, in rehearsal clothes with piano accompaniment.
Creation/production credits: Choreography: Jerome Robbins. Music: Leonard Bernstein. Scenery: Oliver Smith.
Performers: Performed by members of the New York City Ballet: Christopher d'Amboise, Christopher Fleming, Jean-Pierre Frohlich (three sailors), Lourdes Lopez, Judith Fugate (two girls), and Frank Ohman (bartender). The third girl is not identified.
Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Physical Description
Videotape reel
Extent: 1 videotape reel (33 min.) : sound, black and white ; 1/2 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY896025903-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12167432
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 2175f360-7bb4-0135-8377-001f6816a353
Rights Statement
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  • 1981: Created
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2024: Found by you!
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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Fancy free" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1981.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Fancy free" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed February 28, 2024.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1981). Fancy free Retrieved from

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