Interview with Bruce Marks, 1979

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Title
Interview with Bruce Marks, 1979
Names
Marks, Bruce, 1937- (Interviewee)
Bowers, Theresa (Interviewer)
Collection

Dance Oral History Project

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1979-04-20
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZTO 5-1603
Topics
Lang, Pearl, 1921-2009
Marks, Bruce, 1937-
Ironic rite (Choreographic work : Lang)
Genres
Oral histories
Interviews
Notes
Additional physical form: For transcript of interview see: *MGZMT 3-1603.
Bibliographic history: Title supplied by cataloger.
Source characteristics: Sound quality is fair. The volume is low with the result that the speakers are often not easy to understand.
Venue: Recorded by Theresa Bowers April 20, 1979 New York (N.Y.)
Funding: The processing 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.
Physical Description
Audiotape reel
Extent: 1 audiotape reel (approximately 1 hr.) ; polyester; half-track; 1.875 ips; 5 in.
Description
Streaming audio file (approximately 1 hour). Bruce Marks speaks with Theresa Bowers about his childhood; his time at the High School for the Performing Arts in New York City; performing in Pearl Lang's work Ironic rite; taking class with Muriel Stuart; his first impressions of Merce Cunningham's choreography; meeting Ted Shawn, at Jacob's Pillow; his initial doubts about his ability to become a ballet dancer; Pearl Lang; his study of acting; his year at Brandeis University; his study of modern dance with various teachers including at May O'Donnell's studio; his impressions of Martha Graham including as compared to Lang; leaving Brandeis University to attend the Juilliard School.
Type of Resource
Sound recording
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 78095439
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12119053
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 1d3c8110-c802-0135-d254-6f8dc88b19c6
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  • 1979: Created
  • 2019: Digitized
  • 2022: Found by you!
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MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Interview with Bruce Marks, 1979" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1979. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b65d0e80-3b71-0134-3ac4-60f81dd2b63c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Interview with Bruce Marks, 1979" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 2, 2022. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b65d0e80-3b71-0134-3ac4-60f81dd2b63c

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1979). Interview with Bruce Marks, 1979 Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b65d0e80-3b71-0134-3ac4-60f81dd2b63c

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Interview with Bruce Marks, 1979