Elaine Summers Class : I & II, 1972 November 17

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Elaine Summers Class : I & II, 1972 November 17
Summers, Elaine, 1925-2014 (Teacher)

Elaine Summers Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1972-11-17
Table of Contents
Reel 1 (64 min.). Class, part I (beginning) -- Reel 2 (11 min.). Class, part II (conclusion).
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 6164
Dance -- Study and teaching
Movement, Aesthetics of
Mind and body
Muscular sense
Filmed dance
Instructional films
Filmed performances
Content: *MGZIDF 6159 Elaine 11/17, is the first 26 minutes of this class but with different freezing points during the video.
Creation/production credits: Teacher, Elaine Summers.
Venue: Videotaped during class at Elaine Summers dance studio, New York, N.Y., 1972 November 17.
Acquisition: Gift; Elaine Summers, 2009.
Physical Description
Videotape reel
Extent: 2 videotape reels (75 min.) : sound, black and white ; 1/2 in.
Elaine discusses feeling each part of the body on the floor and the overall relationships of all the parts and how they affect each other as you change positions to standing and sitting including posture/alignment and knee positions.
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: 982187646
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b21213166
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): f0c0d1f0-c7fa-0135-5826-013d9b7f4ec9
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

  • 1925: Creator Born
  • 1972: Created
  • 2014: Creator Died
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2023: Found by you!
  • 2024

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Elaine Summers Class " The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1972. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/4fef77e0-aa24-0133-6117-60f81dd2b63c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Elaine Summers Class " New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 21, 2023. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/4fef77e0-aa24-0133-6117-60f81dd2b63c

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1972). Elaine Summers Class Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/4fef77e0-aa24-0133-6117-60f81dd2b63c

Wikipedia Citation

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Elaine Summers Class