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Mitchell Rose Dance Company
Additional title: In a sentimental mood (Choreographic work : Rose)
Additional title: Enfant terrible (Choreographic work : Rose)
Additional title: Not a bed of roses (Choreographic work : Rose)
Additional title: Low art motion (Choreographic work : Rose)
Additional title: hay, hay, hay (Choreographic work : Rose)
Additional title: When insane, do as the sane do (Choreographic work : Rose)
Rose, Mitchell (Choreographer)
Bowers, Martha (Costume designer)
Turocy, Catherine (Dancer)
Bergman, Valerie (Dancer)
Walker, Tertius (Dancer)
Fogel, Jessica (Dancer)
Schubert, Franz, 1797-1828 (Composer)
Bach, Johann Sebastian, 1685-1750 (Composer)
Bartók, Béla, 1881-1945 (Composer)
Youmans, Vincent, 1898-1946 (Composer)
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974 (Composer)
Coltrane, John, 1926-1967 (Composer)
Mitchell Rose Dance Company (Dancer)
Rose, Mitchell (Dancer)
Rose, Mitchell (Composer)
Rose, Mitchell (Lighting designer)

Mitchell Rose Dance Company Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1978-04
Table of Contents
Reel 1: When insane, do as the sane do (approx. 12 min.). Music: Mitchell Rose. Perf. by Martha Bowers, Rose, and Catherine Turocy. -- 18 beginnings (approx. 7 min.). Music: collage. Perf. by Valerie Bergman, Bowers, Rose, and Tertius Walker. -- In a sentimental mood (approx. 5 min.). Music: Ellington, Coltrane. Perf. by Bowers and Rose. -- Reel 2: L'Enfant terrible (approx. 11 min.). Lacks audio. Perf. by Bowers and Rose. -- hay, hay, hay (approx. 12 min.). Music: Rose. Perf. by Bowers and Rose with Jessica Fogel. -- Not a bed of roses (approx. 7 min.). Music: Bartók. Perf. by Rose. -- Low art motion '78 (approx. 13 min.). Music: Youmans, Kaper, Allen, Coslow arr. by Jones. Perf. by Rose and Bowers, with Bergman and Walker. -- L'Enfant terrible (approx. 11 min.). Music: Schubert, Bach. Perf. by Rose and Mitchell.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 3322
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-2735 (former)
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Venue: Videotaped in performance at American Theater Laboratory, New York.
Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a donation from Lynn Garafola.
Acquisition: Gift of Mitchell Rose.
Physical Description
Extent: 2 videocassettes (U-matic) (88 min.) : sound, black and white ; 3/4 in.
Works presented on a program called The primal oom pah-pah. L'Enfant terrible is recorded twice, the first time without audio.
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY926024883-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12172059
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 7917bf60-aa08-0133-0480-60f81dd2b63c
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1978: Created
  • 2023: Found by you!
  • 2024

MLA Format

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

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Mitchell Rose Dance Company" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 11, 2023.

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

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Mitchell Rose Dance Company