Interview with Nancy Reynolds, 1976
NamesReynolds, Nancy, 1938- (Interviewee)Gutman, Madeleine (Interviewer)
Dance Audio Archive
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1976 (Questionable)
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZTCO 3-513
TopicsReynolds, Nancy, 1938-New York City BalletDance criticsDance -- Vocational guidanceBallet -- Economic aspects
NotesContent: Title supplied by cataloger.Venue: Recorded by Madeleine Gutman? 1976 Greenburgh (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 Greenburgh Public LibraryContent: Streaming audio file 1 (approximately 47 minutes). Nancy Reynolds speaks with Madeleine Gutman and others about her training in ballet including at the School of American Ballet; joining New York City Ballet, initially as an apprentice; George Balanchine and his many responsibilities at the New York City Ballet and School of American Ballet; the factors leading to her decision to retire from dancing; the life of a dancer including as illustrated by her experiences on tour in Japan and in Australia; the constant physical stress and injuries incurred by almost every dancer [ends abruptly but continues on streaming audio file 2].Content: Streaming audio file 2 (approximately 46 minutes). Nancy Reynolds speaks with Madeleine Gutman and others about ballet dancers as compared with modern dancers including with respect to the length of their respective careers; how she became a dance writer; her upcoming book on the New York City Ballet [entitled: Repertory in review: 40 years of the New York Ballet]; careers relating to dance; the various activities of retired dancers; Balanchine's working methods [ends abruptly].
Physical DescriptionAudiocassetteExtent: 1 audiocassette (approximately 1 hr., 33 min.) : quarter-track; 1.875 ipsSound quality is good. The recording is marred by "tape hiss."
DescriptionInterview with Nancy Reynolds conducted by Madeleine Gutman with the participation of others, in 1976, most likely in Greenburgh (N.Y.) where Madeleine Gutman was the head of the Greenburgh's Arts and Culture Committee.
Type of ResourceSound recording
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 80123012NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12118288Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): e84c2fb0-7989-0136-da22-21d3effb44e7
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