Elaine Summers Class : I & II, 1972 December 1

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Elaine Summers Class : I & II, 1972 December 1
Summers, Elaine, 1925-2014 (Teacher)

Elaine Summers Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1972-12-01
Table of Contents
Reel 1 (64 min.). Class, part I (beginning) -- Reel 2 (27 min.). Class, part II (conclusion).
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 6165
Dance -- Study and teaching
Movement, Aesthetics of
Mind and body
Muscular sense
Filmed dance
Instructional films
Filmed performances
Creation/production credits: Teacher, Elaine Summers.
Venue: Videotaped during class at Elaine Summers dance studio, New York, N.Y., 1972 December 1.
Acquisition: Gift; Elaine Summers, 2009.
Physical Description
Videotape reel
Extent: 2 videotape reels (91 min.) : sound, black and white ; 1/2 in.
Elaine Summers discusses sleeping positions and habits, exercises in all directions, changing habits of holding the body in positions, restlessness in the body, alignment (pronation of knees and standing on your feet properly), joints and bones, genetic malformations in bones, leg/knee alignment with ligaments and tendons around knee and femur, good excercises for knees including circles and bouncing for pliés, and knees aligned with toes and feet for jumping.
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: 982187634
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b21213167
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): f3452aa0-c7fa-0135-fd0e-1d652d76e9a2
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

  • 1925: Creator Born
  • 1972: Created
  • 2014: Creator Died
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2023: Found by you!
  • 2024

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Elaine Summers Class " The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1972. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/6f46f4e0-aa24-0133-937e-60f81dd2b63c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Elaine Summers Class " New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 22, 2023. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/6f46f4e0-aa24-0133-937e-60f81dd2b63c

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1972). Elaine Summers Class Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/6f46f4e0-aa24-0133-937e-60f81dd2b63c

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Elaine Summers Class