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The picture of Dorian Gray
Additional title: The picture of Dorian Gray
Additional title: Picture of Dorian Gray (Choreographic work : Xoregos)
Xoregos, Shela (Commentator)
Musagetes, Glenn-Charles
Wilson, Paul
Nightingale, Stephanie
Fenster, Nancy
Chiang, Ching, dancer
Berg, Christopher, 1949- (Instrumentalist)
Wilde, Oscar, 1854-1900 (Author)
Cahn, Leonard, 1914- (Adapter)
Ostwald, David (Director)
Giteck, Janice, 1946- (Composer)
Cate, Regina (Costume designer)
Whalen, Richard (Designer)
Xoregos Dance Company (San Francisco, Calif.)

Shela Xoregos Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1974
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 9738
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-4434 (former)
two-dimensional moving image
Statement of responsibility: adapted by Leonard Cahn from the novel by Oscar Wilde ; directed by David Ostwald ; choreography by Shela Xoregos ; music by Janice Giteck.
Title provided by Shela Xoregos.
Creation/production credits: Script and music commissioned by Xoregos Performing Company ; set-piece, Richard Whalen ; costumes, Regina Cate.
Performers: Performed by the Xoregos Performing Company: Glenn-Charles Musagetes, Paul Wilson, Nancy Fenster, Guy Ghirardelli Hastedt, Carl Hansen, Stephanie Nightingale, Chiang Ching, and others.
Performers: Musicians: Margery Tede (singer) and Christopher Berg (pianist).
Performers: Introduced by Shela Xoregos.
Venue: Videotaped at the Attic Studio, San Francisco, California, in 1974.
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) (29 min.) :sd., b&w ;3/4 in.
Studio rehearsal, in practice clothes, of a work combining dialogue, movement, and music. The dancers are photographed in costume before the piece begins.
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12176748
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): f3add450-7a13-0135-e8d0-5150e8d9ee54
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1974: Issued
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2018: Found by you!
  • 2019

MLA Format

UNK, The New York Public Library. "The picture of Dorian Gray" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1974.

Chicago/Turabian Format

UNK, The New York Public Library. "The picture of Dorian Gray" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed March 18, 2018.

APA Format

UNK, The New York Public Library. (1974). The picture of Dorian Gray Retrieved from

Wikipedia Citation

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The picture of Dorian Gray