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Diamond, Matthew, 1952- (Dancer)
Diamond, Matthew, 1952- (Dancer)
Salsberg, Merle (Dancer)
Smith, Barry (British illustrator, active 20th century) (Dancer)
Korn, Mitchell (Composer)
Warren, Gretchen Ward (Costume designer)
Greenberg, Edward (Lighting designer)

Dance Theater Workshop Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1977
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 9542
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-3435 (former)
Dance Theater Workshop
Understudy (Choreographic work : Diamond)
Filmed performances
Filmed dance
Venue: Videotaped onstage at American Theatre Laboratory (?), possibly in February 1977.
Statement of responsibility: Choreography: Matthew Diamond. Music: Mitchell Korn. Costumes: Gretchen Warren. Lighting: Edward M. Greenberg.
Performers: Performed by Matthew Diamond, probably with Merle Salsberg and Barry Smith.
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 (19 min.) : sound, black and white ; 1/2 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY926066994-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12173523
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 224220f0-7ace-0135-68d2-045ce997eb63
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1977: Issued
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2023: Found by you!
  • 2024

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Understudy" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1977.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Understudy" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 2, 2023.

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1977). Understudy Retrieved from

Wikipedia Citation

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