Claudia Gitelman

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Additional title: Plainsong (Choreographic work : Gitelman)
Riverside Dance Festival (Presenter)
Gitelman, Claudia (Dancer)
Elliot, Diane (Dancer)
McDermaid, Suzanne (Dancer)
Eichenwald, Jeffrey (Dancer)
Thompson, Dale (Dancer)
Ragland, Patrick (Dancer)
Korngute, Richard (Dancer)
Miller, Bebe (Dancer)
Troxler, Rebecca (Instrumentalist)
Garcia, Frank (Costume designer)
Garness, Jon (Lighting designer)
Ponty, Jean-Luc, 1942- (Composer)
Stravinsky, Igor, 1882-1971 (Composer)
Gitelman, Claudia (Choreographer)
McDermaid, Suzanne (Choreographer)

Riverside Dance Festival Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1978-05
Table of Contents
Plainsong (ca. 4 min.) / choreography and performance, Claudia Gitelman ; music, de la Barre ; flutist, Rebecca Troxler. |||| Pas de sox (a slide show) (ca. 5 min.) / choreography, Suzanne McDermaid-Fridell, assisted by Joseph Zina ; music, Jean Luc Ponty ; danced by Suzanne McDermaid-Fridell and Richard Korngute. |||| A set for players (ca. 16 min.) / choreography, Claudia Gitelman ; music, Igor Stravinsky ; masks, Lisa, Hillary, and Alix Gitelman ; danced by Jeffrey Eichenwald, Diane Elliot, Richard Korngute, Bebe Miller, Dale Thompson (the players), Suzanne McDermaid-Fridell, Patrick Ragland (the mimes).
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 9751
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-5046 (former)
Riverside Dance Festival
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Content: Title from accompanying house program.
Venue: Videotaped onstage at the Theater of the Riverside Church, New York, in May 1978.
Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Physical Description
Extent: 2 videocassettes (U-matic) (26 min.) : sound, black and white ; 3/4 in.
Three of the five dance works performed during Claudia Gitelman's May 1978 season at the Theater of the Riverside Church.
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12468355
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): aea961c0-8762-0135-4dd4-5daaf273ec94
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1978: Created
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2023: Found by you!
  • 2024

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Claudia Gitelman" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1978.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Claudia Gitelman" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 30, 2023.

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1978). Claudia Gitelman Retrieved from

Wikipedia Citation

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Claudia Gitelman