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Little Red Riding Hood
Additional title: Little Red Riding Hood (Choreographic work : Trisler)
Durbin, Mary Linn (Dancer)
Larkin, Regina (Dancer)
Benz, Rachel Berman (Dancer)
Campbell, Kevin (Dancer)
Frielinghaus, Lynn (Dancer)
Mead, Carol S (Dancer)
Gallo, Michael A (Dancer)
McNeil, Corbett (Dancer)
Rhoades, Tracy (Dancer)
Ellington, Mercedes (Dancer)
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974 (Composer)
Strayhorn, Billy (Composer)
Grouya, Ted, 1910-2000 (Composer)
Tizol, Juan, 1900-1984 (Composer)
Spence, Chenault (Lighting designer)
Johnson, Bernard (Costume designer)
Trisler, Joyce, 1934-1979 (Costume designer)
Joyce Trisler Danscompany (Performer)

Joyce Trisler Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1987-05-10
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 7457
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-2172 (former)
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Venue: Subtitled An urban fable. Videotaped in performance on May 10, 1987, at the Joyce Theater, New York.
Creation/production credits: Choreography: Joyce Trisler. Music: Ellington, Strayhorn, Grouya, Tizol (suite based on songs including "Flamingo," "Take the 'A' train," "Solitude," "Satin doll," "Caravan," "Bakiff," "Passion flower," and "I'm beginning to see the light"). Costumes: Trisler, Bernard Johnson. Lighting: Chenault Spence.
Performers: Danced by the Joyce Trisler Danscompany, with guest artist Mercedes Ellington. Cast: Rachel Berman (Little Red); Kevin Campbell (true love); Lynn Frielinghaus and Carol S. Mead (the toughies); Michael Gallo (the flasher); Durbin (bag lady); Corbett McNeil, Tracy Rhoades (the toughs); Mercedes Ellington (grandmother); Durbin, Frielinghaus, Larkin, Mead (grandmother's girls); Gallo (big bad wolf). Narrator: Duke Ellington.
Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 videocassette (U-matic) (34 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY906051367-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12169563
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): e82a1bd0-85a9-0135-67f4-03915ce04ef6
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Item timeline of events

  • 1987: Created
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2023: Found by you!
  • 2024

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Little Red Riding Hood" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1987.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Little Red Riding Hood" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 26, 2023.

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1987). Little Red Riding Hood Retrieved from

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Little Red Riding Hood