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Bruce Schwartz
Schwartz, Bruce D. (Performer)
Brahms, Johannes, 1833-1897 (Composer)
Chopin, Frédéric, 1810-1849 (Composer)
Dance Theater Workshop

Dance Theater Workshop Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1980
Table of Contents
Reel 1 (approx. 50 min.): Live recorder duet. -- The rat of huge proportions. A neo-Elizabethan romp starring Ms. Eleanor L'Amour. -- Victorian automatons. -- He moved through the fair. -- Sarah's last words. -- Reel 2 (approx. 47 min.): The farmer's cursed wife. -- Shishimai: the dance of possession. -- Nostalgia. Music: Johannes Brahms (Heimweh). -- Pierrot and the butterfly, or the suicide attempt. Music: Frédéric Chopin (Nocturne no. 15). -- Chrysalis [not listed on printed program].
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 2618
Dance Theater Workshop
Puppets and marionettes -- United States
Filmed performances
Presented by Dance Theater Workshop/Economy Tires Theater.
Performers: Performed by puppeteer Bruce Schwartz.
Venue: Videotaped in performance at American Theatre Laboratory, New York, on October 4, 1980.
Funding: This videorecording was preserved with support provided in part by Save America's Treasures through a partnership between the National Endowment for the Arts and the National Park Service, Department of the Interior.
System details: Streaming video.
Physical Description
Extent: 2 videocassettes (97 min.) : sound, black and white ; 3/4 in.
Puppet plays and dances.
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12175354
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): b2f009d0-6f26-0131-e9ed-3c075448cc4b
Copyright Notice
Patrons can access streaming video files online only on site at the Library for the Performing Arts.
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

  • 1980: Issued
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Bruce Schwartz" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1980.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Bruce Schwartz" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 18, 2019.

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1980). Bruce Schwartz Retrieved from

Wikipedia Citation

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Bruce Schwartz