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A remembrance of the life of Burt Supree
Additional title: Waves (Choreographic work : Charlip)
Additional title: Soft sell (Choreographic work : Renzi)
Additional title: Vespers (Choreographic work : Dove)
Ekman, June (Speaker)
Charlip, Remy (Author)
Supree, Robert (Speaker)
Larsen, Jonathan (Speaker)
Sommer, Sally R (Speaker)
Renzi, Marta (Choreographer)
Jowitt, Deborah (Speaker)
Kaplan, Shirley (Speaker)
Greene, Jonnie (Speaker)
Richards, Mary Caroline (Author)
Dove, Ulysses (Speaker)
Williams, Sheri (Dancer)
Hickman-Matlock, Shonna (Dancer)
Solomons, Gus, jr, 1940- (Speaker)
Wilson, Laurie (Speaker)
Hurlin, Dan (Speaker)
Buckley, Timothy (Performer)
Tyranny, Blue Gene, 1945- (Performer)
Rouse, Mikel (Composer)
Harrison, Lou, 1917-2003 (Composer)
Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus, 1756-1791 (Composer)
Wolff, Daniel J (Author)
Renzi, Marta (Dancer)
Charlip, Remy (Choreographer)
Charlip, Remy (Performer)
Dove, Ulysses (Dancer)

Danspace Project Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1992-06-03
Table of Contents
CONTENTS: Cassette 1 (approx. 61 min.): Introduction by June Ekman. -- Waves. Choreographed, written, and performed by Remy Charlip. Music: Lou Harrison, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, and a Russian liturgical singer. -- Speeches by Robert Supree (brother of Burt Supree), Jonathan Larsen (editor of the Village Voice), and Sally Sommer. -- I'm not very pretty [from Soft sell]. Choreography/performance: Marta Renzi. Text: Daniel Wolff. -- Speeches by Deborah Jowitt, Shirley Kaplan, Jonnie Greene, and M. C. Richards [message read by Ekman]. -- Vespers, Part 1: The visitation of the angel. Choreography: Ulysses Dove. Music: Mikel Rouse. Perf. by Sheri Williams and Shonna Hickman. Introduction by Dove. -- Speeches by Gus Solomons, Jr., Laurie Wilson, and Dan Hurlin. -- Cassette 2 (approx. 13 min.): Open response. -- Closure: [song] perf. by Timothy Buckley with "Blue" Gene Tyranny.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 7686
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-4016 (former)
Danspace Project (New York, N.Y.)
Supree, Burton
Memorial service
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Venue: Videotaped at St. Mark's Church in-the-Bowery, New York, on June 3, 1992.
Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Physical Description
Extent: 2 videocassettes (U-matic) (74 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
Memorial service for dance critic Burt Supree (1941-1992).
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY946030006-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12175771
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): c12ff0f0-7b9c-0135-79ec-04342e5bef68
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

  • 1992: Created
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "A remembrance of the life of Burt Supree" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1992. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/9be6e147-6acc-4894-9520-cd7fa09df220

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "A remembrance of the life of Burt Supree" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 16, 2020. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/9be6e147-6acc-4894-9520-cd7fa09df220

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1992). A remembrance of the life of Burt Supree Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/9be6e147-6acc-4894-9520-cd7fa09df220

Wikipedia Citation

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A remembrance of the life of Burt Supree