Circle the Earth: Dancing with life on the line

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Circle the Earth: Dancing with life on the line
Additional title: CTE 1987
Additional title: Circle the earth (Choreographic work : Halprin)
Halprin, Anna (Choreographer)
Halprin, Anna (Director)
Halprin, Anna (Artistic director)
Halprin, Anna (Performer)
Stubblefield, Eeo (Costume designer)
Stubblefield, Joseph (Set designer)
McHugh, Jamie (Teacher)
Stinson, Allan (Screenwriter)
Stinson, Allan (Performer)
Gilford, Steve (Director)
Steps Theatre Company for People Challenging AIDS (Performer)
Women with Wings (Performer)
Tamalpa Institute (Performer)
San Francisco Dancers' Workshop (Performer)

Anna Halprin Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1987
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDVD 5-6906
Halprin, Anna
AIDS (Disease)
Dance therapy
Mind and body
HIV-positive persons
Dance workshops and workshop performances
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Statement of responsibility: created and directed by Anna Halprin ; directed by Steve Gilford.
Creation/production credits: Executive director and artistic director, Anna Halprin ; narrative poems created and performed by Allan Stinson ; workshop co-leader, Jamie McHugh ; set design, Joseph Stubblefield ; costumes, Eeo Stubblefield ; produced by Daniel Sobwtna (?), Patricia Morrison (?).
Performers: Performed by Steps Theatre Company (for people challenging aids), Women with wings (for women challenging AIDS through dance and ritual), Tamalpa Institute, Dancers Workshop Company, caregivers, supporters and friends.
Acquisition: Gift; Anna Halprin. NN-PD
Physical Description
Extent: 1 videocassette (VHS) (12 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Footage from a nine day HIV-positive workshop which culminated in a performance.
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b19761217
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): c6cfd530-f86f-0130-ea7c-3c075448cc4b
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  • 1987: Created
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2023: Found by you!
  • 2024

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Circle the Earth" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1987.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Circle the Earth" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 28, 2023.

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1987). Circle the Earth Retrieved from

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Circle the Earth