Dance on: Jim May

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Dance on: Jim May
May, Jim, 1944- (Interviewee)
Mahoney, Billie (Producer)
Rogers, Helen Priest (Videographer)
Dance Films Association (Associated name)

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Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1990
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 4984
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-3978 (former)
Limón, José
Sokolow, Anna
Veen, Jan, 1908-1967
Dance Theater Workshop
Dance Forum Taipei (Dance company)
Modern dance -- Taiwan
Dance -- Taiwan
Statement of responsibility: produced by Billie Mahoney in association with Dance Films Association, inc. ; camera, Helen Priest Rogers.
Venue: Program from the public access cable television program Dance on: with Billie Mahoney. Taped at the Hong Kong Academy for the Performing Arts, Hong Kong, in July 1990, during the fifth Hong Kong International Dance Conference.
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) (31 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
Modern dancer Jim May discusses his varied career, beginning with studies with Jan Veen in Boston, and stints in the companies of José Limón and Anna Sokolow. He recalls his involvement in the early years of Dance Theater Workshop, with its emphasis on experimentalism and rebellion; his experiences teaching dance at Princeton and SUNY-Purchase; and his current work in Taipei, Taiwan, where he has founded the company Dance Forum.
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY936061441-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12175367
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): d2de82a0-804d-0135-4b27-67dbdcdb6f8b
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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Dance on: Jim May" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1990.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Dance on: Jim May" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 9, 2022.

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Dance on: Jim May