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Additional title: Giselle (Choreographic work : after Coralli and Perrot)
King, Cathy (Dancer)
Hughes, Mark (Dancer)
Nunn, Leath (Dancer)
Tennington, Gail (Dancer)
Youskevitch, Igor, 1912-1994 (Choreographer)
University of Texas at Austin (Performer)

General Dance Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1970 - 1979 (Approximate)
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 8931
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-1181 (former)
Adam, Adolphe, 1803-1856. Giselle
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Content: Videotaped at two performances on different dates.
Creation/production credits: Choreography: Igor Youskevitch after Jean Coralli and Jules Perrot. Music: Adolphe Adam.
Performers: Performed by students majoring in dance in the Drama Department of the University of Texas at Austin. Act I: Cathy King (Giselle), Mark Hughes (Albrecht), and others. Act II: Cathy King (Giselle), Leath Nunn (Albrecht), Gail Tennington (Myrtha), and others. A performance of Act II, with different principal dancers, appears on *MGZIC 9-2284 Giselle: Act II.
Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Physical Description
Videotape reel
Extent: 2 videotape reels (91 min.) : sound, black and white ; 1/2 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY906011983-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12168545
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 0de14030-7ae0-0135-21b7-5d262daa7bcc
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1970: Created (Approximate)
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2021: Found by you!
  • 2022

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Giselle" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1970 - 1979.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Giselle" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 25, 2021.

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1970 - 1979). Giselle Retrieved from

Wikipedia Citation

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