Dance on: Julia Levien

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Dance on: Julia Levien
Levien, Julia (Interviewee)
Mahoney, Billie (Interviewer)

Dance On Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1988-06-05
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 6910
Duncan, Isadora, 1877-1927
Duncan, Anna, 1894-1980
Duncan, Irma
Television programs
Statement of responsibility: produced by Video Workshop for Dance and Theatre ; director, James Chladek.
Venue: Program from the public access cable television series Dance on: With Billie Mahoney. Taped at Metro Access Studios, New York, on June 5, 1988.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 videocassette (U-matic) (30 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
Julia Levien discusses the preservation and survival of Isadora Duncan's style, technique, and choreography, now being carried on by a fourth generation of Duncan dancers. A student of Anna and Irma Duncan, Levien commemorated the 50th anniversary of Isadora's death by forming a company to perform her dances. She notes the special characteristics of Isadora's style and technique, and its affinities to and differences from other styles and techniques of dance and movement training.
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY906005740-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12168305
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 0b660420-831c-0138-3fa5-2d7a1d2d8378
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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Dance on" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1988.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Dance on" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed March 1, 2024.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1988). Dance on Retrieved from

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