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School for wives
Additional title: School for wives (Choreographic work : Cullberg)
Ek, Mats (Dancer)
Pahl, Sighilt (Dancer)
Bonino, Luigi (Dancer)
Juras, Vlado (Dancer)
Wennergren, Lena (Dancer)
Cullberg, Birgit (Choreographer)
Rossini, Gioacchino, 1792-1868 (Composer)
Molière, 1622-1673 (Originator)
Schaefer, Eva (Costume designer)
Cullbergbaletten (Performer)
WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.) (Broadcaster)
Cullberg, Birgit (Director)
Cullberg, Birgit (Producer)

General Dance Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1974-12-30
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 6410
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 7-120 (former)
Molière, 1622-1673. École des femmes
Television programs
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Creation/production credits: Telecast by WNET/13, New York on December 30, 1974. Produced by Cullberg Ballet Productions Ltd. in association with the University of Wisconsin Extension Telecommunication Center, WHA-TV 21, Madison.
Creation/production credits: Produced, choreographed and directed by Birgit Cullberg. Music: Gioacchino Rossini. Libretto: based on Molière's comedy. Costumes designed by Eva Schaefer, executed by Aage Grefbo. Masks: Urban Wahlstedt. Background photography: Leif Wigh.
Performers: Performed by members of the Cullberg Ballet. Cast: Mats Ek (Arnolphe), Sighilt Pahl (Agnes, his stepdaughter), Luigi Bonino (Horace), Vlado Juras (Alan, servant), Lena Wennergren (Georgette, servant).
Physical Description
Extent: 1 videocassette (U-matic) (30 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY807048839-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12158939
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): a2098c10-7dc3-0134-adb5-00505686a51c
Rights Statement
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  • 1974: Created
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2023: Found by you!
  • 2024

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "School for wives" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1974.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "School for wives" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 30, 2023.

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1974). School for wives Retrieved from

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School for wives