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Betsy Wetzig
Additional title: Betsy Wetzig
Additional title: Soaring (Choreographic work : Humphrey)
Additional title: Bring your child (Choreographic work : Wetzig)
Additional title: Miami Beach 1963 (Choreographic work : Hackney)
Wetzig, Betsy
Hackney, Peggy
Penfield, Kedzie
Packer, Idelle
Pilkenton, Pamela
Haynes, Timothy
Humphrey, Doris, 1895-1958
Wetzig Dance Company

General Dance Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1973
Table of Contents
CONTENTS. - Soaring. Choreography: Doris Humphrey. Music: Robert Schumann. - Jonah: Excerpts. Choreography: Betsy Wetzig. Music: Carl Michaelson (?). Sculpture: Richard Barnet. Danced by Haynes, Pilkenton, Wetzig, and others. - Only voice. Choreography: Peggy Hackney. Danced by Hackney and others. - Hello from infinity (?). Choreography: Wetzig. - Bring your child (?). Choreography: Wetzig. - Miami Beach 1963. Choreography/performance: Hackney.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 6980
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-1688 (former)
two-dimensional moving image
Videotaped at the Video Exchange Theater, New York, in December 1973 (?).
Performed by the Wetzig Dance Company: Betsy Wetzig, Peggy Hackney, Kedzie Penfield, Idelle Packer, and Pamela Pilkenton, and guest artist Timothy Haynes.
Soundtrack lacking in last two dances.
Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 streaming video file (NTSC) (57 min.) :sd., with si. segments, b&w.
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY906013824-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12168601
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): ddcc6db0-7965-0135-e210-35617d70da34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1973: Issued
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2018: Found by you!
  • 2019

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Betsy Wetzig" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1973.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Betsy Wetzig" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed June 22, 2018.

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1973). Betsy Wetzig Retrieved from

Wikipedia Citation

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Betsy Wetzig