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Title
The American Dance Festival, one of a kind
Additional title: The American Dance Festival, one of a kind
Additional title: Panorama (Choreographic work : Graham)
Additional title: Invention (Choreographic work : Humphrey)
Names
Taylor, Paul, 1930- (Interviewee)
Weidman, Charles (Interviewee)
Reinhart, Charles (Interviewee)
Terry, Walter (Interviewee)
Myers, Martha (Interviewee)
Bird, Dorothy, 1912-
Bird, Bonnie
Limón, José
Jones, Betty, 1926-
Currier, Ruth, 1926-
Graham, Martha
American Dance Festival
Bennington School of the Dance
South Carolina Educational Television Network
Steeg Productions
Take One Productions
University of North Carolina Center for Public Television
Collection

General Dance Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1983
Table of Contents
The American Dance Festival, one of a kind (ca. 15 min., col. and b&w, sd.) / film sequences provided by UNC Center for Public Broadcasting, South Carolina ETV Network, and Steeg Productions ; script, Mike McClister ; editing, Jere Snyder ; interviewees, Marcia Esposito, Paul Taylor, Charles Weidman, Walter Terry (pre-recorded footage), Charles Reinhart, Martha Myers ; promotional videotape containing a brief history of the festival, followed by a summary of its activities (school, professional and community services, media projects, and performances), and testimonials from writers and choreographers. Illustrated by b&w archival footage and still photographs, and contemporary footage of performances, classes, and rehearsals.
[Archival footage] (ca. 20 min., b&w, si. and sd.) / includes segments titled "Techniques of Martha Graham demonstrated by Dorothy and Bonnie Bird" and "Selections from 'Panorama,' workshop group, Bennington School of Dance, 1935, directed by Martha Graham," as well as untitled class, performance, and candid footage. José Limón, Betty Jones, and Ruth Currier appear in a brief excerpt from Doris Humphrey's Invention at the end of the tape.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 8764
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-5649 (former)
Topics
Dance -- History -- United States
Genres
two-dimensional moving image
Dance
Trailers and promo's
Video
Notes
Statement of responsibility: produced by Take One Productions.
Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 streaming video file (NTSC) (35 min.) :sd. and sd., col. with b&w sequences
Description
Promotional videotape followed by a compilation of archival footage.
Type of Resource
Moving image
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY98-F2850
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b13725621
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): efdc58b0-90c4-0135-c98f-00814a68261b
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. "The American Dance Festival, one of a kind" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1983. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/9ecc8673-aa01-4c29-9f93-82ac17fb876a

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "The American Dance Festival, one of a kind" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 22, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/9ecc8673-aa01-4c29-9f93-82ac17fb876a

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1983). The American Dance Festival, one of a kind Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/9ecc8673-aa01-4c29-9f93-82ac17fb876a

Wikipedia Citation

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The American Dance Festival, one of a kind