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Additional title: Othello (Choreographic work : Butler)
Sorkin, Naomi (Dancer)
Golliher, Carlos (Dancer)
Wilson, Zane (Dancer)
Butler, John, 1920-1993 (Choreographer)
Dvořák, Antonín, 1841-1904 (Composer)
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 (Author)
Chamber Ballet U.S.A (Performer)

John Butler Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1981-11-23
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 9168
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-5696 (former)
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Othello
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Statement of responsibility: [presented by] Chamber Ballet U.S.A. ; choreography by John Butler ; music by Antonín Dvořák.
Content: Location and date of performance from original container.
Creation/production credits: Artistic direction, Finis Jhung ; costumes, Lois Bewley.
Performers: Danced by Carlos Golliher, Naomi Sorkin, and Zane Wilson of Chamber Ballet U.S.A.
Venue: Videotaped in performance at Symphony Space, New York, on November 23, 1981.
Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 videocassette (VHS) (17 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Ballet based on the play by William Shakespeare.
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b13911984
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 187cf600-7c69-0135-738c-5983b35dc73b
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

  • 1981: Created
  • 2019: Digitized
  • 2023: Found by you!
  • 2024

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Othello" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1981.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Othello" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 21, 2023.

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1981). Othello Retrieved from

Wikipedia Citation

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