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Spoleto '81 (Charleston, S.C.)

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Additional title: Shéhérazade (Choreographic work : Murphy)
Vernon, Janet (Dancer) (Dancer)
Murphy, Graeme (Choreographer)
Boston Mime Theatre (Performer)
Sydney Dance Company (Dancer)
Spoleto Festival U.S.A. (Event place)

General Dance Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1981
Table of Contents
CONTENTS. - Boston Mime Theatre: Performance of a short work set to a Beatles' song. - La Claca, a group of actors and mummers from Barcelona: Performance of two short works with Joan Baxias explaining aspects of it. - Kathakali: Excerpts from "story-plays" based upon Indian legends, and an explanation and demonstration of some of the gestures inherent in this dance form. - Sydney Dance Company: Excerpt of Shéhérazade (Murphy) featuring Janet Vernon, and Daphnis and Chloe (Murphy). Graeme Murphy briefly discusses his work.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 1566
Spoleto Festival U.S.A.
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Creation/production credits: A production of South Carolina Educational Television. Narrator: Bob Edwards. Producer and writer: Benjamin Dunlap.
Content: Subtitled: Mime's the word. Program on four groups appearing at the Spoleto Festival in Charleston, South Carolina.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 videocassette (U-matic) (26 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12160182
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 7dc03620-0826-0131-efb9-3c075448cc4b
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  • 1981: Created
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2021: Found by you!
  • 2022

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Spoleto '81 (Charleston, S.C.)" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1981.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Spoleto '81 (Charleston, S.C.)" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 12, 2021.

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1981). Spoleto '81 (Charleston, S.C.) Retrieved from

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Spoleto '81 (Charleston, S.C.)