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Manuel Alum Dance Company

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Manuel Alum Dance Company
Additional title: Dream R.E.M. (Choreographic work : Alum)
Additional title: Flores para Casals (Choreographic work : Alum)
Alum, Manuel (Choreographer)
Nathan, Peter Wilfred (Dancer)
Palo, Jennifer (Dancer)
Psinas, Elvira (Dancer)
Dalgin, Felice (Dancer)
Coker, Kevin (Dancer)
Benford, Tigger (Composer)
Bach, Johann Sebastian, 1685-1750 (Composer)
Blu (Lighting designer)
Manuel Alum Dance Company (Performer)
Alum, Manuel (Dancer)
Alum, Manuel (Costume designer)

Manuel Alum Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1978
Table of Contents
Dream R.E.M. #95733 (ca. 19 min.) / music, Tigger Benford (improvised percussion score) ; danced by the company -- Flores para Casals [excerpts] (ca. 13 min.) / music, J.S. Bach ; danced by the company. The performance footage is preceded by ca. 2 min. of rehearsal onstage in costume.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 9675
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-4906 (former)
Riverside Dance Festival
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Content: Title from house program.
Additional physical form: For other works recorded at this performance, see *MGZIC 9-4912 Dream R.E.M. #108771 ; [and] Dream R.E.M. #422784.
Performers: Danced by the Manuel Alum Dance Company: Manuel Alum, Peter Nathan, Jennifer Palo, Elvira Psinas, Felice Dalgin, and Kevin Coker.
Venue: Videotaped in performance at the Theater of the Riverside Church, New York, on June 10, 1978, as part of the Riverside Dance Festival.
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) (33 min.) : sound, black and white ; 3/4 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12392928
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 3550b0d0-8a74-0135-10a8-0572b39a29cb
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 1978: Created
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Manuel Alum Dance Company" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1978.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Manuel Alum Dance Company" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 12, 2020.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1978). Manuel Alum Dance Company Retrieved from

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Manuel Alum Dance Company