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Solomons, Gus, jr, 1940- (Donor)
Solomons, Gus, jr, 1940- (Choreographer)
Blair, Joan (Videographer)
Solomons Company/Dance (Performer)
Solomons, Gus, jr, 1940- (Dancer)

The Gus Solomons Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1980 - 1989 (Questionable)
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 7766
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-6245 (former)
Choreographers -- United States -- 20th century
Filmed dance
Documentary films
Filmed performances
Motion pictures
Creation/production credits: videotape by Joan Blair ; choreography by Gus Solomons, Jr.
Performers: Performed by Gus Solomons, Jr. and members of the Solomons Company/Dance and school.
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) (27 min.) : sound, black and white ; 3/4 in.
Videodance work (ca. 12 min.) focusing on Gus Solomons's dance work Steps, which is seen in studio rehearsals and performances in various outdoor locations. The video includes views of Solomons's choreographic charts, with explanations by Solomons. The tape also contains ca. 15 min. of a stage rehearsal of unidentified dance work(s).
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b14649033
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 0ef0b460-7b9f-0135-6957-71a6fc725b7f
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 1980: Created (Approximate)
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2024: Found by you!
  • 2025

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Steps" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1980 - 1989.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Steps" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed April 19, 2024.

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1980 - 1989). Steps Retrieved from

Wikipedia Citation

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