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Additional title: Carousal (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Cunningham, Merce (Creator)
Cunningham, Merce (Choreographer)
Barrow, Helen (Dancer)
Finlayson, Victoria (Dancer)
Good, Alan (Dancer)
Kerr, Catherine (Dancer)
Komar, Chris (Dancer)
Kulick, David (Dancer)
Lent, Patricia (Dancer)
O'Connor, Dennis. (Dancer)
Remley, Rob (Dancer)
Santimyer, Kristy (Dancer)
Swinston, Robert (Dancer)
Teitelbaum, Carol (Dancer)
Merce Cunningham Dance Company (Dancer)

Merce Cunningham Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1987-09
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 2878
Shelf locator: *MGZIDVD 5-976 (former)
Modern dance
Filmed dance
Performers: Rehearsed by members of Merce Cunningham Dance Company: Helen Barrow, Victoria Finlayson, Alan Good, Catherine Kerr, Chris Komar, David Kulick, Patricia Lent, Dennis O'Connor, Rob Remley, Kristy Santimyer, Robert Swinston, Carol Teitelbaum and others.
Venue: Videotaped in rehearsal at the Cunningham studio, Westbeth, New York City, Sept., 1987.
Biographical/historical: Carousal premiered at Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival on Aug. 18, 1987, with a musical score by Takehisa Kosugi.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 videocassette (VHS) (25 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Poor picture quality.
This video features a studio run-through of Carousal, in rehearsal clothes, without musical accompaniment.
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b16144142
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): b0a4fbb0-e873-0131-6ba7-3c075448cc4b
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1987: Created
  • 2023: Found by you!
  • 2024

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Carousal" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1987.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Carousal" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed April 1, 2023.

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1987). Carousal Retrieved from

Wikipedia Citation

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