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Melanie Slater
Slater, Melanie (Dancer)
Slater, Melanie (Choreographer)
Slater, Melanie (Author)
Rogoff-Heitler, Ariel (Dancer)
Wollowitz, Andy (Dancer)
Balish, June (Dancer)
Bonner, James (Dancer)
Davis, Peter (Dancer)
Hoffman, Pamela (Dancer)
Horsch, Kate (Composer)
Sandström, Phil (Lighting designer)
Bliss, Tamara (Costume designer)
Weingarden, Louis, 1943-1989 (Composer)
Neruda, Pablo, 1904-1973 (Author)
Sweet Honey in the Rock (Musical group) (Contributor)
Video D Studios (Videographer)
Dance Theater Workshop (Producer)

Dance Theater Workshop Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1988
Table of Contents
Smells like the ocean I wish it was (ca. 11 min.) / music, Kate Horsch ; words, Melanie Slater ; costumes, Tamara Bliss ; performed by Ariel Rogoff-Heitler, Slater, and Andy Wollowitz -- Breaths (ca. 5 min.) / music, Sweet Honey in the Rock ; performed by Slater, June Balish, and Wollowitz -- El mar [title not on frame]. Part I, The dawning; Part II. The drowning / music, Louis Weingarden ; text, Pablo Neruda (El mar) ; costumes, Bliss ; performed by Balish, Jim Bonner, Peter Davis, Pamela Hoffman, Wollowitz, and Slater.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 2647
Dance Theater Workshop
Child dancers
Breaths (Choreographic work : Slater)
Mar (Choreographic work : Slater)
Drowning (Choreographic work : Slater)
Smells like the ocean I wish it was (Choreographic work : Slater)
Filmed performances
Statement of responsibility: Presented by Dance Theater Workshop during the Fall Events 1988.
Content: Also on this program was In the rock's chest, choreographed by Aspassia Yaga (see *MGZIC 9-3705).
Venue: Videotaped in performance by Video D Studios at the Bessie Schönberg Theater, New York, on Oct. 8, 1988.
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.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 videocassette (29 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12174891
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): c322e9f0-6f29-0131-2958-3c075448cc4b
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.

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  • 1988: Issued
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MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Melanie Slater" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1988.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Melanie Slater" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 25, 2024.

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Melanie Slater