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Spoleto Festival U.S.A
Additional title: Miracolo d'amore (Choreographic work : Clarke)
Additional title: Warrior ant (Choreographic work : Breuer)
Reitz, Dana (Dancer)
Clarke, Martha (Interviewee)
Redden, Nigel (Interviewee)
Lewis, Dianne Abby (Interviewee)
Booth, Thomas (Interviewee)
Spacagna, Maria (Interviewee)
Groce, Larry (Musician)
Breuer, Lee (Choreographer)
Renz, Frederick (Choreographer)
Graun, Karl Heinrich, 1704-1759 (Composer)
Dvořák, Antonín, 1841-1904 (Composer)
Pennsylvania Ballet (Dancer)
Ensemble for Early Music (Musician)
Spoleto Festival U.S.A (Event place)

General Dance Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1988
Table of Contents
Early music series. -- Solo performed by Dana Reitz as part of Footprints in the Garden, a dance series at Charleston's Garden Theater. -- Interview with Dianne Abby Lewis, director of Piccolo Spoleto. -- Street performers. -- Interview with Mayor Joe Riley, Jr. -- Scene from the play Wat Tyler and interview with actor Karl Wiedergott. -- Jazz music by Bob Watts (?). -- Piccolo Art Show and interview with artist Steve Jordan (?). -- Folk music series. -- Interview with actor Richard Horvitz. -- Interview with singer Thomas Booth. -- Scene from Antonín Dvořák's opera Rusalka and interview with singer Maria Spacagna. -- Harpist Bizarre [instrumental music]. -- Skyland [musical group]. -- Interview with Martha Clarke, whose Miracolo d'amore was presented at the festival. -- Scenes from Lee Breuer's Warrior ant. -- Scene from Herod and the innocents, a liturgical music drama performed by Frederick Renz's Ensemble for Early Music. -- Interview with Nigel Redden, general manager of the festival. -- Circus Flora. -- Musica da Camera. -- Pas de deux performed by members of the Pennsylvania Ballet. -- Scene from Karl Heinrich Graun's opera Montezuma. -- Mountain stage [instrumental number], performed by Larry Groce.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 3277
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-4225 (former)
Footprints in the Garden (Concert series : Charleston, S.C.)
Spoleto Festival U.S.A.
Television programs
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Creation/production credits: Produced by WTAT-TV, Charleston (?), South Carolina. Host: Bob Waters.
Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a donation from Lynn Garafola.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 videocassette (U-matic) (29 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
Overview of events at the 1988 Spoleto Festival U.S.A. in Charleston, South Carolina, including brief interviews with performers and organizers, performance excerpts, and glimpses of outdoor presentations sponsored by the Piccolo Spoleto festival, coordinated by the city's cultural affairs division.
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY946072612-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12176217
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 724e5500-b453-0136-3956-0d1f2780b197
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  • 1988: Created
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2021: Found by you!
  • 2022

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Spoleto Festival U.S.A" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1988.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Spoleto Festival U.S.A" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 20, 2021.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1988). Spoleto Festival U.S.A Retrieved from

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Spoleto Festival U.S.A