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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 (dancer)
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

General Dance Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1978
Table of Contents
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)
two-dimensional moving image
Videotaped in performance at American Theater Laboratory, New York, in April 1978.
Choreography/lighting: Mitchell Rose. Costumes: Martha Bowers.
Performed by the Mitchell Rose Dance Company.
Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a donation from Lynn Garafola.
Physical Description
Extent: 2 streaming video file (NTSC) (88 min.) : sd., b&w.
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
Copyright Notice
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Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1978: Issued
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

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 October 20, 2019.

APA Format

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

Wikipedia Citation

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Mitchell Rose Dance Company