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Beverly Blossom
Additional title: Dad's ties (Choreographic work : Blossom)
Blossom, Beverly (Choreographer)
Rothblatt, Peter (Dancer)
Girardin, Michelle (Dancer)
Hall, Julie (Dancer)
Sommers, Cecily (Dancer)
Camareno, Angel (Dancer)
Caton, Ray (Lighting designer)
Hamlisch, Marvin (Composer)
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Department of Dance (Associated name)
Blossom, Beverly (Dancer)

Beverly Blossom Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1982-11
Table of Contents
CONTENTS: You are still with me, Fred (approx. 10 min.). Music: Mantovani (collage). Perf. by Peter Rothblatt and Karen Robertson, with Susan Hoffman, Anne Kuite, Deborah LaMonte, Taposhi Mazumder, Leslie Norton, Susan Snell, and Oxanna Tschaikowsky. -- Dad's ties (approx. 16 min.). Music: Marvin Hamlisch (The way we were), sung by Robert Goulet; Mystic Moods Orchestra. Perf. by Beverly Blossom, assisted by Rothblatt, Michelle Girardin, Julie Hall, and Cecily Sommers. -- Repetition of opening of Dad's ties (approx. 3 min.). Perf. by Blossom. -- Rehearsal for a class act (approx. 20 min.). Music: "It's impossible," sung by Robert Goulet; "Jalousie"; [Maurice Ravel (not listed in credits)]; YAZ ("State farm"); Mike Stoller (Tango). Cast: Introduction, perf. by Blossom; It's impossible, perf. by Girardin, Hall, and Sommers; The woes of woo, perf. by Angel Camareno; Disco mama visits the San Fernando Valley, perf. by Blossom; Invitation, perf. by Girardin, Hall, and Sommers; "I love you" with tango loops, perf. by Blossom, Camareno, Bryan Carman, Girardin, Hall, Mazumder, Rothblatt, Snell, Sommers, and Jerry Teske.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 2763
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-3508 (former)
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Venue: Three works videotaped onstage in the Studio Theatre, Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, University of Illinois, Urbana, in November 1982. Presented by Illinois Dance Theatre as part of Studiodance, a joint concert with Willis Ward.
Creation/production credits: Choreography: Beverly Blossom. Lighting: Ray Caton.
Performers: Performed by Beverly Blossom and members of Illinois Dance Theatre.
Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a donation from Lynn Garafola.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 videocassette (U-matic) (49 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12174695
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): d1178710-9e84-0132-38c3-3c075448cc4b
Rights Statement
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  • 1982: Created
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MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Beverly Blossom" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1982.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Beverly Blossom" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 4, 2023.

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1982). Beverly Blossom Retrieved from

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Beverly Blossom