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Plains daybreak
Additional title: Plains daybreak (Choreographic work : Hawkins)
Hawkins, Erick (Choreographer)
Hawkins, Erick (Dancer)
Pelton, Helen (Dancer)
Howard, Randy, dancer (Dancer)
Ward, Cathy (Dancer)
Andresen, Douglas (Dancer)
Tai, Daniel (Dancer)
Wisniewski, Mark (Dancer)
Reynolds, Cynthia (Dancer)
Pettibone, Laura (Dancer)
Blake, Braxton (Conductor)
Hovhaness, Alan, 1911-2000 (Composer)
Lee, Ralph (Designer)
Joyce Theater (New York, N.Y.)
Erick Hawkins Dance Company

General Dance Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1983
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDVD 5-7479
Filmed dance.
Filmed performances
Statement of responsibility: choreography, Erick Hawkins ; [performed by] Erick Hawkins Dance Company.
Credits taken from the Dance Division's *MGZB Erick Hawkins Dance Company [programs].
Joyce Theater house program lists Plains daybreak performances on Feb. 8, 11, 12 (matinee), & 13, 1983.
Creation/production credits: Scenario and choreography by Erick Hawkins ; music by Alan Hovhaness ; designs by Ralph Lee.
Performers: Danced by Erick Hawkins Dance Company: Douglas Andresen (buffalo), Mark Wisniewski (antelope), Rand [i.e. Randy] Howard (coyote), Daniel Tai (porcupine), Cathy Ward (hawk), Cynthia Reynolds (fish), Helen Pelton (snake), Laura Pettibone (raccoon), Erick Hawkins (first man).
Performers: Music performed live by The Hawkins Theatre Orchestra ; conductor, Braxton Blake.
Venue: Videotaped in performance at the Joyce Theater, New York, N.Y., in Feb. 1983.
Original version: Original format: 1 videocassette (VHS) ; 1/2 in.
System details: Streaming video.
Biographical/historical: Plains daybreak premiered on Apr. 19, 1979 in Cincinnati, Ohio.
Physical Description
Electronic resource
1 streaming video file (33 min.)
Sd., col.
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b19716133~S1
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 8fbd24f0-e361-0130-515e-3c075448cc4b
Copyright Notice
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Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1983: Issued
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Plains daybreak" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1983.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Plains daybreak" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed June 18, 2019.

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1983). Plains daybreak Retrieved from

Wikipedia Citation

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Plains daybreak