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Dances by Albert Reid
Reid, Albert (Dancer)
Florin, Peggy (Dancer)
Leentvaar, Jeannette (Dancer)
Malamut, David (Dancer)
Schuylenburch, Ellen van (Dancer)
Evans, Meredith (Dancer)
Helpern, Alice J (Dancer)
Philion, Christine (Dancer)
Tait, Pamela (Dancer)
Tenney, Susan (Dancer)
Yehle, William C (Lighting designer)
Bartók, Béla, 1881-1945 (Composer)
Handel, George Frideric, 1685-1759 (Composer)
Bach, Johann Sebastian, 1685-1750 (Composer)

Dance Theater Workshop Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1979
Table of Contents
CONTENTS: Cassette 1: Pairings (approx. 17 min.). Music: Van Eyck, Westergaard, Couperin, Orff, Roussakis, and Hovhaness. Costumes: Haillby. Perf. by Leentvaar and Reid. -- Some mass movements (approx. 15 min.). Music: sea sounds. Perf. by Mary Ruth Burton, Barbara Chacour, Susan Ciano, Elizabeth Cnudde, Patricia Corsiglia, Brigid Daly, Meredith Evans, Alice Helpern, Lynn Kirkpatrick, Elizabeth Kurylo, Kym Michaud, Christine Philion, Barbara Stephens, Lissa Streeter, Pamela Tait, Susan Tenney, Caroline Turnage, Joann Tusia, Millie Vega, and Ana Maria Vieira. -- The beast with two backs (approx. 18 min.). Music: Tibetan bells. Perf. by Florin, Malamut, Reid, and Van Schuylenburch. -- Cassette 2: Dark remover (approx. 11 min.). Music: bagpipes. Perf. by Leentvaar. -- Sketchbook (approx. 9 min.). Music: Bartók. Perf. by Reid. -- Par (approx. 13 min.). Music: Handel and J. S. Bach. Perf. by Florin, Leentvaar, and Van Schuylenburch.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 9572
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-3470 (former)
Dance Theater Workshop
Pairings (Choreographic work : Reid)
Sketchbook (Choreographic work : Reid)
Filmed performances
Filmed dance
Venue: Videotaped in performance at American Theatre Laboratory, New York, on March 10, 1979. Presented by Dance Theater Workshop.
Statement of responsibility: Choreography: Albert Reid. Lighting: William C. Yehle.
Performers: Performed by Albert Reid, Peggy Florin, Jeannette Leentvaar, David Malamut, Ellen van Schuylenburch, and others.
Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Physical Description
Videotape reel
Extent: 2 videotape reels (83 min.) : sound, black and white ; 1/2 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY936016408-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12174664
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 1cbdc0c0-7adb-0135-df60-01882eb9e994
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1979: Issued
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2024: Found by you!
  • 2025

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Dances by Albert Reid" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1979.

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Dances by Albert Reid