Interview with Alberto del Saz, December 1, 1996
NamesDel Saz, Alberto (Interviewee)Gibilisco, Kimberly J (Interviewer)
Dance Audio Archive
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1996-12-01
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZTCO 2-3038
TopicsDel Saz, AlbertoNikolais, AlwinLouis, MurrayNikolais and Murray Louis Dance CompanyImago (Choreographic work : Nikolais)Tent (Choreographic work : Nikolais)
NotesContent: Title supplied by cataloger.Statement of responsibility: Recorded by Kimberly Gilisco December 1, 1996 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.Acquisition: Gift Madeleine NIchols
Physical DescriptionAudiocassetteExtent: 1 microcassette (approximately 33 min.) : analog, 0.9375 ips., polyester, half-trackSound quality is fair to poor. There is significant "tape hiss," but for the most part, the speakers' voices are easily intelligible.
DescriptionInterview with Alberto del Saz conducted by Kimberly Gibilisco on December 1, 1996 at the Joyce Theater in New York, N.Y.
Streaming file 1 (approximately 30 minutes). Alberto del Saz, also known as Tito, speaks with Kimberly Gibilisco about his responsibilities as the Rehearsal Director and Coordinator and Co-reconstruction Coordinator for the Nikolais and Murray Louis Dance Company; the challenges of reconstruction including his experiences with Alwin Nikolais's works Tent and Imago; how original casts have responded upon seeing performances of reconstructed works; Del Saz's relationship with Nikolais especially during Nikolais's final illness; the documentation and preservation of Nikolais's life work including Nikolais's choreography and pedagogy; teaching Nikolais's technique [ends abruptly].
Type of ResourceSound recording
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 913243552NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20719162Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): cb6a6770-b8c9-0133-4aec-60f81dd2b63c
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