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Doubletoss: [rehearsal]
Additional title: Doubletoss (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Cunningham, Merce (Creator)
Cunningham, Merce (Choreographer)
Barrow, Helen (Dancer)
Bartosik, Kimberly (Dancer)
Cole, Michael Eugene (Dancer)
Diamond, Emma (Dancer)
Freebury, Jean (Dancer)
Gafner, Frédéric (Dancer)
Good, Alan (Dancer)
Komar, Chris (Dancer)
Kulick, David (Dancer)
Lent, Patricia (Dancer)
McGoldrick, Larissa (Dancer)
Swinston, Robert (Dancer)
Teitelbaum, Carol (Dancer)
Weaver, Jenifer (Dancer)
Merce Cunningham Dance Company (Dancer)

Merce Cunningham Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1993-03-08
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 2915
Shelf locator: *MGZIDVD 5-1000 (former)
Modern dance
Filmed dance
Content: Note on original container: stage right.
Venue: Videotaped in rehearsal at the Cunningham studio, Westbeth, New York City, on Mar. 8, 1993.
Biographical/historical: Doubletoss was commissioned by and premiered at the Walker Art Center, Feb. 26, 1993, with a musical score by Takehisa Kosugi.
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Physical Description
Extent: 1 videocassette (VHS) (33 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
This video features a run-through of Doubletoss. At the end of the run-through, the dancers rehearse bows and Chris Komar explains the choreography for the bows.
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b16143600
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 784d00b0-e874-0131-670d-3c075448cc4b
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  • 1993: Created
  • 2024: Found by you!
  • 2025

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Doubletoss" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1993.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Doubletoss" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed February 22, 2024.

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1993). Doubletoss Retrieved from

Wikipedia Citation

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