STEPS Theater Group

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Additional title: STEPS Theater Company: For People Challanging AIDS
Halprin, Anna (director.)


Dates / Origin
Date Captured: 198806--
Table of Contents
End of first participants dance [begins abruptly] (3 min.) -- Male participant (8 min.) -- Raymond (4 min.) -- Danny (10 min.) -- Danny (group dance) (8 min.) -- Conclusion with discussion (13 min.).
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDVD 5-7346
Mind and body
Dance therapy
HIV-positive persons
AIDS (Disease)
AIDS (Disease) and the arts
Dancers -- California -- San Francisco
Dance workshops and workshop performances -- California -- San Francisco
Filmed dance.
Filmed performances.
Statement of responsibility: directed by Anna Halprin.
Title from original videocassette label and additional title from *MGZIDVD 5-7347 The Psychokinetic Visual Process with Anna Halprin.
Venue: Videotaped at studio, in San Francisco, Calif. 1988 June.
Original version: Original format: 1 videocassette (VHS) ; 1/2 in.
Acquisition: Gift; Anna Halprin; 2012.
Physical Description
1 streaming video file (51 min.)
Sound, color.
Workshop of HIV-positive participants showing the drawings they created about their feelings regarding AIDS and then expressing that drawing as a dance. There is a discussion at the end of the dances.
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b19968464
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): c4f7aa10-352a-0131-0d83-3c075448cc4b
Copyright Notice
Patrons can access streaming video files online only onsite at the Library for the Performing Arts.
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 198806: Captured
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "STEPS Theater Group" The New York Public Library Digital Collections.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "STEPS Theater Group" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed April 20, 2019.

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. STEPS Theater Group Retrieved from

Wikipedia Citation

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STEPS Theater Group