Viola Farber Dance Company

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Viola Farber Dance Company
Farber, Viola (Contributor)
Slayton, Jeff (Contributor)
Chu, Jumay (Contributor)
Henry, Edward (Contributor)
Koren, Anne (Contributor)
Matheke, Susan (Contributor)
Peck, Andé (Contributor)
Cichetti, Michael (Contributor)
Clark, Larry, 1943-.... (Contributor)
Evans, Al (Composer)
Lucier, Alvin (Composer)
Diamond, Dennis (Videographer)
Viola Farber Dance Company (Performer)
Dance Theater Workshop (Producer)

Dance Theater Workshop Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1979
Table of Contents
Reel 1. Local (10 min.) / music, Alan Evans ; performed by the Company -- Doublewalk (8 min.) / country-western music ; performed by Farber and Slayton -- Sunday afternoon (16 min.) / music, Alvin Lucier (Vespers) ; performed by Chu, Clark, Henry, Koren, Matheki, and Peck -- Solo (6 min.) / performed by Farber. Reel 2. Houseguest (10 min.) / performed by Slayton -- Dandelion (9 min.) / performed by Chu, Cichetti, Clark, Koren, Matheke, and Peck -- Private relations (35 min.) / music, the Tapiola Children's Choir ; performed by the Company and Viola Farber.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 6479
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 7-873 (former)
Dance Theater Workshop
Local (Choreographic work : Farber)
Doublewalk (Choreographic work : Farber)
Sunday afternoon (Choreographic work : Farber)
Solo (Choreographic work : Farber)
Houseguest (Choreographic work : Farber)
Dandelion (Choreographic work : Farber)
Private relations (Choreographic work : Farber)
Filmed performances
Statement of responsibility: choreography by Viola Farber.
Performers: Performed by members of the Viola Farber Dance Company: Jumay Chu, Michael Cichetti, Larry Clark, Edward Henry, Anne Koren, Susan Matheke, and Andé Peck, with Jeff Slayton and Viola Farber.
Venue: Videotaped at Dance Theater Workshop, New York, on March 8, 1979, by Dennis Diamond.
Physical Description
Videotape reel
Extent: 2 videotape reels (100 min.) : sound, black and white ; 1/2 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY817021974-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12159207
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 1b978ff0-7db8-0134-9d6b-00505686a51c
Rights Statement
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  • 1979: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2023: Found by you!
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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Viola Farber Dance Company" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1979.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Viola Farber Dance Company" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 25, 2023.

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Viola Farber Dance Company