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Interview with Ruth Page, 1969

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Interview with Ruth Page, 1969
Additional title: World of Dance (Radio program)
Page, Ruth, 1899-1991 (Interviewee)
Horosko, Marian (Interviewer)

Dance Audio Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1969-08-31
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZTO 5-3012
Page, Ruth, 1899-1991
Chicago Opera Ballet
Radio programs
Content: Title supplied by cataloger.
Venue: Recorded for broadcast on World of Dance August 31, 1969 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 Description
Audiotape reel
Extent: 1 audiotape reel (approximately 11 min.) : polyester, half-track, 7.5 ips. ; 5 in.
Sound quality is good. The recording is marred by continual extraneous noise and slight distortion, but the speakers' voices are loud and clear.
Interview with Ruth Page conducted by Marian Horosko, at the Russian Tea Room in New York (N.Y.), for broadcast on August 31, 1969 on the series, World of Dance, on radio station WNYC-FM, New York, Streaming file (approximately 11 minutes). Ruth Page speaks with Marian Horosko, as host, on the radio program World of Dance, about the Chicago Opera Ballet including its regular tours to New York City; the dancers, including Rudolf Nureyev's guest appearances; more on touring; performing in Chicago; the size and composition of the company including the difficulty of finding men for the corps de ballet; her preference for dancers who have danced in New York; her own background; the company's repertoire, in particular, ballets based on operas; the valuable training provided by dancing in operas; modern ballets.
Type of Resource
Sound recording
RLIN/OCLC: 915393073
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20758447
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): c5a1aa60-b90f-0133-2d03-60f81dd2b63c
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Item timeline of events

  • 1899: Creator Born
  • 1969: Created
  • 1991: Creator Died
  • 2021: Found by you!
  • 2022

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Interview with Ruth Page" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1969.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Interview with Ruth Page" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 25, 2021.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1969). Interview with Ruth Page Retrieved from

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Interview with Ruth Page