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Jacks, Squares [and] Signals: [rehearsals]

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Additional title: Signals (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Cunningham, Merce (Creator)
Cunningham, Merce (Choreographer)
Barrow, Helen (Dancer)
Good, Alan (Dancer)
Kerr, Catherine (Dancer)
Komar, Chris (Dancer)
Kulick, David (Dancer)
Lent, Patricia (Dancer)
Remley, Rob (Dancer)
Santimyer, Kristy (Dancer)
Swinston, Robert (Dancer)
Radford, Karen, 1957- (Dancer)
Quinn, Susan (Dancer)
Merce Cunningham Dance Company (Dancer)

Merce Cunningham Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1986-12-16
Table of Contents
Jacks A&B / rehearsed by Catherine Kerr, Robert Swinston, Chris Komar, David Kulick (4 min.) -- Squares / rehearsed by Patricia Lent, Robert Swinston, Chris Komar, Helen Barrow, Karen Radford, Rob Remley, Kristy Santimyer and others (3 min.) -- Signals / rehearsed by Alan Good, Patricia Lent, Robert Swinston, Rob Remley, Catherine Kerr, Susan Quinn Young (21 min.)
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 1993
Shelf locator: *MGZIDVD 5-972 (former)
Modern dance
Filmed dance
Content: Note on original container: SR [i.e. stage right].
Venue: Videotaped in rehearsal at the Cunningham studio, Westbeth, New York City, Dec. 16, 1986.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 videocassette (VHS) (29 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
This video features studio run-throughs of two choreographic exercises (Jacks and Squares) and the choreographic work Signals, all without musical accompaniment. Two versions of Jacks are rehearsed.
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b16144147
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 7245a9f0-e873-0131-7935-3c075448cc4b
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  • 1986: Created
  • 2021: Found by you!
  • 2022

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Jacks, Squares [and] Signals" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1986.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Jacks, Squares [and] Signals" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 27, 2021.

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1986). Jacks, Squares [and] Signals Retrieved from

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Jacks, Squares [and] Signals