Dance on: Jennifer Shennan

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Dance on: Jennifer Shennan
Shennan, Jennifer (Interviewee)
Mahoney, Billie (Producer)
Rogers, Helen Priest (Videographer)
Dance Films Association (Associated name)

Dance On Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1990-07
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 4982
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-3976 (former)
Dance -- Tonga
Dance -- Tokelau
Dance -- Polynesia
Court dancing
Statement of responsibility: produced by Billie Mahoney in association with Dance Films Association, inc.
Venue: Program from the public access cable television program Dance on: with Billie Mahoney. Taped at the Hong Kong Academy for the Performing Arts, Hong Kong, in July 1990, during the fifth Hong Kong International Dance Conference ; camera, Helen Priest Rogers.
Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Date: Copyright date: 1993
Physical Description
Extent: 1 videocassette (U-matic) (30 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
New Zealand-based dancer and scholar Jennifer Shennan discusses her special interest in French baroque dancing. Using the Pacific kingdom of Tonga as an example, she points out traits common to court dance of different cultures. She describes her experiences doing fieldwork in the Polynesian island group of Tokelau, as well as her experiences in New York City under a Fulbright grant.
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY936061415-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12175364
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): c884af30-804d-0135-9403-0dd77d79b74f
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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Dance on" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1990.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Dance on" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed February 28, 2024.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1990). Dance on Retrieved from

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