Error when loading video.

Library division & collection with this item:

This Item

School of American Ballet

View this item elsewhere:

School of American Ballet
Additional title: Quadrille (Choreographic work : Bonnefous)
Villella, Edward, 1936- (Narrator)
Schorer, Suki (Teacher)
Danilova, Alexandra, 1907-1997 (Teacher)
Williams, Stanley, 1925-1997 (Teacher)
Bonnefoux, Jean-Pierre (Choreographer)
Kramarevsky, Andrei (Teacher)
Tumkovsky, Antonina (Teacher)
Balanchine, George (Teacher)
Merdin, Jon (Director)
Macandrew, Gail (Producer)
Strauss, Johann, 1825-1899 (Composer)
School of American Ballet (Dancer)
Balanchine, George (Choreographer)

School of American Ballet Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1978
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 6249
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 5-652 (former)
School of American Ballet
Dance -- Study and teaching
Filmed dance
Television programs
Creation/production credits: Telecast on WNET-TV's Skyline series, 1978. Subtitle: Basic training. Producer: Gail Macandrew. Director: Jon Merdin. Narrated by Edward Villella.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 videocassette (U-matic) (30 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
Shows portions of an audition for prospective students conducted by Antonina Tumkovsky; Suki Schorer teaching an advanced class; Alexandra Danilova in a variations class for advanced students; Stanley Williams teaching an advanced men's class; a music class; an adagio class taught by Andre Kramarevsky; very brief view of Balanchine at the final dress rehearsal of his Divertimento no. 15 for the school's public workshop performances; excerpt from Jean Pierre Bonnefous' Quadrille (from Johann Strauss II's Die Fledermaus) performed by younger members of the school in a public workshop performance at Juilliard.
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY797054928-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12158069
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 92f055f0-aa8a-0133-2244-60f81dd2b63c
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

  • 1978: Created
  • 2022: Found by you!
  • 2023

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "School of American Ballet" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1978.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "School of American Ballet" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 28, 2022.

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1978). School of American Ballet Retrieved from

Wikipedia Citation

<ref name=NYPL>{{cite web | url= | title= (moving image) School of American Ballet, (1978)|author=Digital Collections, The New York Public Library |accessdate=November 28, 2022 |publisher=The New York Public Library, Astor, Lenox, and Tilden Foundations}}</ref>

School of American Ballet