Interview with Donald McKayle, and, Interview with William Ritman, 1965Additional title: Interview with William Ritman
NamesMcKayle, Donald, 1930- (Interviewee)Ritman, William (Interviewee)Horosko, Marian (Interviewer)Reiss, Alvin H (Interviewer)
Dance Audio Archive
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1965-08-24
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZTO 7-3029
TopicsMcKayle, Donald, 1930-Ritman, WilliamGames (Choreographic work : McKayle)Dance festivals
NotesContent: Title supplied by cataloger.Venue: Recorded for broadcast on the radio program World of Dance, WNYC-FM August 24,1965 New York (N.Y.)Funding: The conservation 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 DescriptionAudiotape reelExtent: 1 audiotape reel (approximately 31 min.) : acetate, half-track, 7.5 ips. ; 7 in.Sound quality is good.
DescriptionInterview with Donald McKayle conducted by Marian Horosko (approximately 21 minutes) and interview with William Ritman conducted by Alvin H. Reiss (approximately 10 minutes) for broadcast by radio station WNYC-FM, New York, on its series World of Dance, on August 24, 965.
Streaming file (approximately first 20:40 minutes). [Music and introductory remarks by unidentified announcer and the hosts Marian Horosko and Alvin H. Reiss.] Donald McKayle speaks with Marian Horosko about his background and training; his first ballet, Games; preforming in Broadway musical comedies; touring in Europe with his company including in Spoleto [at the Festival of Two Worlds]; choreographing the Broadway musical comedy Golden boy; the featured dancer Jaime Rogers; his work for Fanfare, a variety show on television; his work for the Harkness Ballet; his company and its repertoire; choreographing for television.
Streaming file (approximately from 20:45 minutes to 31:01 minutes). William Ritman, executive producer of the Rebekah Harkness [Foundation] Dance Festival, held at the Delacorte Theater in Central Park, New York City, speaks with Alvin H. Reiss about the program for this summer's Festival; the Festival's relationship to the Public Theater's Shakespeare festival [New York Shakespeare Festival Productions]; the origins of the Festival; the popularity of the Festival [closing remarks of Reiss and Horosko; music and closing remarks of unidentified announcer].
Type of ResourceSound recording
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 919092732NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20779671Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): bbb12480-b916-0133-ca6e-60f81dd2b63c
Rights StatementThe 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