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Additional title: Green table (Choreographic work : Jooss)
Additional title: Big city (Choreographic work : Jooss)
Additional title: Ball in old Vienna (Choreographic work : Jooss)
Jerry, Philip (Dancer)
Canfield, James (Dancer)
Chryst, Gary (Dancer)
Goldweber, Mark (Dancer)
Rodriguez, Beatriz (Dancer)
Valleskey, Carole (Dancer)
Hilding. Jerel (Dancer)
Roberts, Valmai (Dancer)
Tolan, Michael, 1925-2011 (Narrator)
Jooss, Kurt, 1901-1979 (Scenarist)
Cohen, Frederic A., 1901-1967 (Composer)
Heckroth, Hein (Costume designer)
Markard, Hermann (Costume designer)
Markard, Anna, 1931- (Restager)
Ardolino, Emile (Director)
Kinberg, Judy (Producer)
Tobias, Tobi (Author)
Joffrey Ballet (Dancer)
Tanz-Forum Köln (Dancer)
WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.) (Producer)

Dance in America Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1982-12-13
Place: New York, N.Y.
Publisher: WNET
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 9423
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-535 (former)
Great performances (WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.))
Jooss, Kurt, 1901-1979
Television programs
Televised dance
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Documentary films
Motion pictures
Statement of responsibility: WNET/Thirteen ; directed by Emile Ardolino ; produced by Judy Kinberg ; choreography and scenario by Kurt Jooss ; staged by Anna Markard ; music by F.A. Cohen.
Creation/production credits: Costumes, Hein Heckroth; masks, Hermann Markard; writer, Tobi Tobias.
Performers: Performed by the Joffrey Ballet.
Performers: Philip Jerry (Death), James Canfield (Standard bearer), Jerel Hilding (Old soldier), Mark Goldweber (Young soldier), Valmai Roberts (Mother), Beatriz Rodriguez (Woman), Carole Valleskey (Young girl), and Gary Chryst (Profiteer).
Venue: Telecast on the Great Performances: Dance in America series by WNET/13, New York on December 13, 1982.
Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 videocassette (Betacam SP) (57 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 1/2 in.
Performance followed by a biographical profile of Kurt Jooss (last 15 min.), including numerous still photographs and some film clips of other Jooss ballets, and brief excerpts from performances by the Tanzforum Cologne of Jooss' ballets The big city, Pavane on the death of an infanta, and A ball in old Vienna.
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY837032642-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12160049
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): db68af00-90c4-0135-130d-47279120e4a0
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  • 1982: Created
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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "The green table" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1982.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "The green table" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed February 26, 2024.

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The green table