Kut choom: Korean shamanic ritual dance

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Kut choom: Korean shamanic ritual dance
Kim, Myung-Soo (Choreographer)
Lee, Mae Bang (Costume designer)
Caines, Christopher (Lighting designer)
Stein, Bonnie Sue (Producer)
Ward, Penny (Videographer)
Dance Theater Workshop (Presenter)
Kim, Myung-Soo (Dancer)

The Myung-soo Kim Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1994-05
Table of Contents
1 (ca. 56 min.). Binari -- Seung mu -- Salpuri -- 2 (ca. 10 min.). Tae pyong mu.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 8205
Dance -- Korea
Shamanism -- Korea
Court dancing -- Korea
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Statement of responsibility: presented by Dance Theater Workshop in association with GOH Productions/NY and Bonnie Sue Stein ; performance by Myung-soo Kim.
Additional physical form: For a recording of excerpts with an introduction, see *MGZIC 9-4996 Kut choom.
Creation/production credits: Choreography, traditional, Myung-soo Kim ; costumes, traditional, provided by Master Mae-bang Lee ; lighting, Christopher Caines.
Venue: Videotaped in performance at the Bessie Schönberg Theater, New York, in May 1994, by Penny Ward/Video.
Physical Description
Extent: 2 videocassettes (U-matic) (66 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
Four traditional Korean dances, the first three based on shamanic ritual and exorcism, the fourth a court dance. "Kut choom," a term coined by Myung-soo Kim, combines the words "kut," an ancient Korean ceremonial form incorporating drama, dance, music, and shamanic ritual, and "choom," or dance.
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12709821
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 83cc47d0-8f17-0138-c16f-256e25708cdd
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  • 1994: Issued
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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Kut choom" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1994-05. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/76e00e8e-2fc9-4d16-9076-20652425a33b

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Kut choom" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 24, 2024. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/76e00e8e-2fc9-4d16-9076-20652425a33b

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1994-05). Kut choom Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/76e00e8e-2fc9-4d16-9076-20652425a33b

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Kut choom