Interview with Peter Boal, 1995

More Details Cite This Item

Library division & collection with this item:

View this item elsewhere:

Title
Interview with Peter Boal, 1995
Names
Boal, Peter (Interviewee)
Witchel, Leigh, 1963- (Interviewer)
Collection

Dance Audio Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1995-09-17
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZTCO 2-3041
Topics
Boal, Peter
Robbins, Jerome
New York City Ballet
Genres
Interviews
Radio programs
Notes
Content: Streaming file 1 (approximately 30 minutes). Peter Boal speaks with Leigh Witchel about his early training and performances as a child; joining New York City Ballet; his time with the Ballet du Nord; some of his roles including in the Sarabande in George Balanchine's ballet Agon; Bart Cook as a dancer in Balanchine's ballets including as the Melancholic in The four temperaments; Boal's approach to The prodigal son and other roles; his perspective as an audience member including with respect to Merrill [Ashley] and Suzanne Farrell [ends abruptly but continues on streaming file 2].
Content: Title supplied by cataloger.
Venue: Recorded by Leigh Witchel 1995 New York (N.Y.)
Funding: The conservation and cataloging of this recording was made possible in part by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature. The support of the National Endowment for the Arts is also gratefully acknowledged.
Content: Streaming file 2 (approximately 15 minutes). Peter Boal speaks with Leigh Witchel about his approach to roles in Balanchine's ballets; working with Jerome Robbins and with Peter Martins; working with Wendy Perron.
Physical Description
Audiocassette
Extent: 2 microcassettes (approximately 45 min.); polyester; half-track; 0.9375 ips.
Sound quality is fair. There is significant extraneous noise, but the speakers' voices are easily intelligible.
Description
Interview with Peter Boal conducted by Leigh Witchel on September 17, 1995, in New York, N.Y.
Type of Resource
Sound recording
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 913224847
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20719073
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 9e387890-b8c9-0133-9dd8-60f81dd2b63c
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

  • 1995: Created
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Interview with Peter Boal, 1995" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1995. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/a2415c40-b8c9-0133-acf7-60f81dd2b63c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Interview with Peter Boal, 1995" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 17, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/a2415c40-b8c9-0133-acf7-60f81dd2b63c

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1995). Interview with Peter Boal, 1995 Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/a2415c40-b8c9-0133-acf7-60f81dd2b63c

Wikipedia Citation

<ref name=NYPL>{{cite web | url=http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/a2415c40-b8c9-0133-acf7-60f81dd2b63c | title= (sound recording) Interview with Peter Boal, 1995, (1995) }} |author=Digital Collections, The New York Public Library |accessdate=November 17, 2019 |publisher=The New York Public Library, Astor, Lennox, and Tilden Foundation}}</ref>

Interview with Peter Boal, 1995