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Additional title: Arena (Choreographic work : Waring)
Waring, James (Choreographer)
Stravinsky, Igor, 1882-1971 (Composer)
Manhattan Festival Ballet (Performer)

General Dance Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1967 (Approximate)
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 9767
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-5510 (former)
Filmed dance
Statement of responsibility: choreography by James Waring ; music by Igor Stravinsky.
Content: Title from original container.
Content: Recording copied from a projected film.
Content: A color version of this recording appears on *MGZIB 3-37 Northern lights ; [and] Arena.
Performers: Danced by Manhattan Festival Ballet (?).
Venue: Recorded in studio rehearsal, location and date not identified ; probably danced in practice clothes. The recording ends before the conclusion of the work.
Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Physical Description
Videotape reel
Extent: 1 videotape reel (16 min.) : sound, black and white ; 1/2 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b13530271
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): b7086940-899f-0135-f0d9-047a1c4de2ae
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

  • 1967: Created
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2024: Found by you!
  • 2025

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Arena" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1967.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Arena" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 23, 2024.

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1967). Arena Retrieved from

Wikipedia Citation

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