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Bread to the bone
Fleming, Donald (Dancer)
Hilton, Rebecca (Dancer)
Houston-Jones, Ishmael (Dancer)
Jasperse, John (Dancer)
Lacy, Jennifer (Dancer)
Loring, Sondra (Dancer)
Monson, Jennifer (Dancer)
Rousseve, David (Dancer)
Skaggs, Sarah (Dancer)
Bennett, Samm (Musician)
Cartwright, George (Musician)
Parkins, Zeena (Musician)
Hirsch, Shelley (Musician)
Lofton, Charles (Videographer)

Danspace Project Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1991-01-19
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 7690
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-4020 (former)
Danspace Project (New York, N.Y.)
Improvisation in dance
Bare Bones (Concert series)
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Venue: Videotaped in performance by Charles Lofton of Character Generators/Video at St. Mark's Church in-the-Bowery, New York, on January 19, 1991. Presented by the Danspace Project.
Performers: Performed by dancers Donald Fleming, Rebecca Hilton, Ishmael Houston-Jones, John Jasperse, Jennifer Lacey, Sondra Loring, Jennifer Monson, David Rousseve, and Sarah Skaggs, with musicians Samm Bennett, George Cartwright, Zeena Parkins, and Shelly Hirsch.
Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 videocassette (U-matic) (58 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
Evening of dance improvisation, including contact improvisation.
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY946042241-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12175820
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): e344feb0-8074-0135-cea9-0ad26743c347
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  • 1991: Created
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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Bread to the bone" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1991.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Bread to the bone" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed February 29, 2024.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1991). Bread to the bone Retrieved from

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Bread to the bone