Ann, a portrait

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Ann, a portrait
Additional title: Anna Halprin, a living legend
Halprin, Anna (Speaker)
Beeson, Constance (Cinematographer)
San Francisco Dancers' Workshop (Dancer)
Halprin, Anna (Choreographer)
Halprin, Anna (Dancer)

Anna Halprin Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1971
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 10208
Halprin, Anna
Halprin, Anna
San Francisco Dancers' Workshop
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Documentary films
Motion pictures
Statement of responsibility: filmmaker, Constance Beeson.
Content: Title on original container: Anna Halprin, a living legend: a self portrait. Date from original container.
Creation/production credits: Sound, Richard Friedman ; technical assistance, Joedy Nerini, Vivian Hillgrove.
Performers: Dancer/speaker: Anna Halprin, founder of Dancers' Workshop. Also appearing: Anna Halprin's family members Larry, Daria, and Rona; her parents Isadore and Ida Schuman; members of Dancers' Workshop.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 videocassette (VHS) (21 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Cinedance focusing on dancer-choreographer Anna Halprin, who is seen in a variety of natural and manmade settings, accompanied by different types of music or soundtracks, sometimes dancing with others. Halprin briefly discusses her communal approach to art, and the interaction of artists and their physical environment.
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b16127318
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): c7137490-7c29-0138-0bd0-17ebe7a61749
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

  • 1971: Created
  • 2020: Digitized
  • 2023: Found by you!
  • 2024

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Ann, a portrait" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1971.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Ann, a portrait" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 2, 2023.

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1971). Ann, a portrait Retrieved from

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Ann, a portrait