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Title
Interview with Carmen de Lavallade
Additional title: Carmen de Lavallade in conversation with Deborah Jowitt
Names
De Lavallade, Carmen, 1931- (Interviewee)
Jowitt, Deborah (Interviewer)
Hunt, Pamela (Speaker)
Owen, Carmel (Speaker)
Corwin, Betty L. (Speaker)
League of Professional Theatre Women (Presenter)
Character Generators/Video (Videographer)
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Billy Rose Theatre Division., Theatre on Film and Tape Archive (Producer)
Collection

Theatre on Film and Tape Archive Public Program Videos

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 2016-06-27
Place: New York
Library locations
Theatre on Film and Tape Archive
Shelf locator: NCOW 414
Topics
De Lavallade, Carmen, 1931-
De Lavallade, Carmen, 1931- -- Friends and associates
Holder, Geoffrey, 1930-2014
Collins, Janet, 1917-2003 -- Friends and associates
Collins, Janet, 1917-2003 -- Influence
Horton, Lester, 1906-1953 -- Friends and associates
Lewitzky, Bella -- Friends and associates
Lester Horton Dancers
Yale Repertory Theatre
African American actresses
African American dancers
Dancers
Actresses
Musical theater -- New York (State) -- New York
African American theater -- New York (State) -- New York
Theater -- New York (State) -- New York
Genres
Interviews
Notes
Statement of responsibility: [Presented by] The League of Professional Theatre Women ; [video prod. company] Character Generators, Inc. ; [video producer] Theatre on Film and Tape Archive, Patrick Hoffman, director.
Performers: Introductory remarks: Pamela Hunt, Carmel Owen, Patrick Hoffman, and Betty Corwin.
Performers: Interviewed by Deborah Jowitt.
Venue: Videotaped by The New York Public Library's Theatre on Film and Tape Archive in the Bruno Walter Auditorium, New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, New York, N.Y., June 27, 2016.
Physical Description
Born digital
Extent: 1 video file (76 min.) : sound, color
Description
Dancer, choreographer and actress Carmen de Lavallade discusses her life and career with Deborah Jowitt. She begins with her early years as a performer, and talks about her cousin Janet Collins, the first African American ballerina with the Metropolitan Opera, and the influence Collins had upon her. She discusses her work with such mentors as Lester Horton and Bella Lewitzky, her marriage to Geoffrey Holder and her creative collaborations with him, her acting career, her work at Yale Repertory Theatre, and related topics. She also fields questions from audience members.
Type of Resource
Moving image
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 967350070
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b21143361
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): d530c110-0a5c-0139-9469-0242ac110003
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library holds or manages the copyright(s) in this item. If you need information about reusing this item, please go to: http://nypl.org/permissions

Item timeline of events

  • 2016: Created
  • 2021: Digitized
  • 2021: Found by you!
  • 2022

MLA Format

Theatre on Film and Tape Archive, The New York Public Library. "Interview with Carmen de Lavallade" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 2016. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/5a4825ff-f4b8-401f-9f13-cdee1ddfe7cb

Chicago/Turabian Format

Theatre on Film and Tape Archive, The New York Public Library. "Interview with Carmen de Lavallade" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 8, 2021. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/5a4825ff-f4b8-401f-9f13-cdee1ddfe7cb

APA Format

Theatre on Film and Tape Archive, The New York Public Library. (2016). Interview with Carmen de Lavallade Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/5a4825ff-f4b8-401f-9f13-cdee1ddfe7cb

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Interview with Carmen de Lavallade