Dance on: Harlan Brownlee

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Brownlee, Harlan (Interviewee)
Mahoney, Billie (Producer)
Kelly, Ann (Director)
Dance Films Association (Associated name)

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Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1994-10-20
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 5001
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-5558 (former)
City in Motion Dance Theater
Dancers -- United States -- 20th century
Dance -- Missouri -- Kansas City
Improvisation in dance
Statement of responsibility: produced by Billie Mahoney in association with Dance Films Association ; directed by Ann Kelly.
Venue: Videotaped for the public access cable television program Dance on: With Billie Mahoney in Kansas City, Mo., on October 20, 1994 ; produced through the facilities of American Cablevision of Kansas City, Inc.
Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 videocassette (U-matic) (29 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
Harlan Brownlee, a dancer, choreographer, and teacher with City in Motion Dance Theater in Kansas City, Mo., discusses his dance training at the University of Wisconsin in Milwaukee, auditioning in Europe and the U.S., and his experiences as a modern dancer in the Midwest. He discusses improvisation in dance, and defines contact improvisation, which he introduced to Kansas City, describing its uses as a means of extending the choreographic vocabulary and as a therapeutic tool.
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b13721512
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 55755c20-804e-0135-dabe-2768b5cb7e62
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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Dance on: Harlan Brownlee" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1994.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Dance on: Harlan Brownlee" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 29, 2024.

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Dance on: Harlan Brownlee