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Manuel Alum Dance Company
Additional title: ToGetHer (Choreographic work : Alum)
Additional title: Escaras (Choreographic work : Alum)
Additional title: Yaqui Indian deer dance (Choreographic work : Coronado)
Additional title: Tango (Choreographic work : Alum)
Additional title: Homage to Federico García Lorca (Choreographic work : Sokolow)
Additional title: Dream R.E.M. (Choreographic work : Alum)
Alum, Manuel (Choreographer)
Czarlinsky, Joel (Dancer)
Dalgin, Felice (Dancer)
Herring, Joyce (Dancer)
Nathan, Peter Wilfred (Dancer)
Psinas, Elvira (Dancer)
Coronado, José (Restager)
Sokolow, Anna (Choreographer)
Krauze, Zygmunt (Composer)
Miranda Pacheco, Carlos (Composer)
Revueltas, Silvestre, 1899-1940 (Composer)
García Lorca, Federico, 1898-1936 (Author)
Vivaldi, Antonio, 1678-1741 (Composer)
Sanfiorenzo, René (Lighting designer)
Manuel Alum Dance Company (Performer)

Manuel Alum Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1977
Table of Contents
ToGetHer [duet from Escaras] (ca. 4 min.) / choreography and costumes, Manuel Alum ; music, Zygmunt Krauze ; danced by Peter Nathan and Elvira Psinas -- Deer dance (ca. 5 min.) / a Yaqui and Maya Indian ritual staged by José Coronado to authentic traditional Indian music ; costumes, White Eagle and José Coronado ; danced by Manuel Alum, Joel Czarlinsky, and Peter Nathan -- El tango [excerpt] (ca. 4 min.) / choreography and costumes, Manuel Alum ; music, Carlos Mirando (Tango improvisations) ; danced by Manuel Alum, Joyce Herring, and Elvira Psinas -- Duelo [excerpt from Homage to Federico García Lorca] (ca. 7 min.) / choreography, Anna Sokolow ; music, Silvestre Revueltas ; poetry, Federico García Lorca ; danced by Manuel Alum -- Dream R.E.M. #108771 [excerpts] (ca. 12 min.) / choreography, Manuel Alum ; music, Antonio Vivaldi ; danced by the Manuel Alum Dance Company.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 9653
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-4883 (former)
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Content: Title from house program.
Additional physical form: For other works recorded during the May-June 1977 performances, see *MGZIC 9-4901 Improvisations with Eugene Lester and *MGZIC 9-4904 Manuel Alum Dance Company.
Creation/production credits: Lighting for performance, René Sanfiorenzo.
Performers: Danced by the Manuel Alum Dance Company: Manuel Alum, Joel Czarlinsky, Felice Dalgin, Joyce Herring, Peter Nathan, and Elvira Psinas.
Venue: ToGetHer, Deer dance, El tango, and Duelo: videotaped in performance at Washington Square Methodist Church, New York, in May or June 1977.
Venue: Dream R.E.M. #108771: videotaped in studio rehearsal, in rehearsal clothes, in New York (?), ca. 1977.
Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 videocassette (U-matic) (32 min.) : sound, black and white ; 3/4 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12392917
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 141cd6f0-7b84-0135-b202-6f373c158d77
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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Manuel Alum Dance Company" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1977.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Manuel Alum Dance Company" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed June 21, 2024.

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Manuel Alum Dance Company