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Aesop's fables
Cunningham, James (Choreographer)
Rease, Ric (Dancer)
Ellmann, Barbara (Dancer)
Comfort, Jane, 1946- (Dancer)
Jolly, Olgalyn (Dancer)
Schwartz, Michael (Dancer)
Persichetti, Lauren (Choreographer)
Persichetti, Vincent, 1915-1987 (Composer)
Steinberg, Paul (Costume designer)
Diamond, Dennis (Videographer)
Acme Dance Company (Performer)
Cunningham, James (Dancer)

Dance Theater Workshop Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1978
Table of Contents
CONTENTS. - The fox and the grapes. - The wolf and the donkey. - The hare and the tortoise. - The cat and the fox. - The swan and the sparrow. - The monkey and the camel.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 5210
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 5-562 (former)
Dance Theater Workshop
Aesop's fables (Choreographic work : Cunningham, J and Persichetti)
Filmed performances
Filmed dance
Venue: Videotaped by Dennis Diamond in performance at the Dance Theater Workshop, New York on February 18, 1978 as part of the Dance/Video Access Project.
Statement of responsibility: Choreography: James Cunningham and Lauren Persichetti. Music: Vincent Persichetti. Visual design: Raymond J. Dooley. Costumes: Paul Steinberg. Masks: Gary Finkel and Ross Klahr. Pianist: Tom Lee.
Performers: Performed by James Cunningham's Acme Company: James Cunningham, Ric Rease, Barbara Ellmann, Jane Comfort, Olgalyn Jolly and Michael Schwartz.
Physical Description
Videotape reel
Extent: 1 videotape reel (30 min.) : sound, black and white ; 1/2 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY797028000-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12157703
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 91d36c30-a9d4-0133-eb0a-60f81dd2b63c
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Item timeline of events

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

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Aesop's fables" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1978.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Aesop's fables" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 25, 2022.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1978). Aesop's fables Retrieved from

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Aesop's fables