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Blossom, Beverly (Choreographer)
Stravinsky, Igor, 1882-1971 (Composer)
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Department of Dance (Associated name)

Beverly Blossom Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1983-01
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 2764
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-3509 (former)
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Venue: Videotaped in studio rehearsal, in rehearsal clothes, probably at the University of Illinois, Urbana, in January 1983, in preparation for a performance in the Foellinger Great Hall of the Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, Urbana, on January 22, 1983.
Creation/production credits: Choreography: Beverly Blossom.
Performers: Performed by the University Dancers: Renata Duda, Cherie Gibson, Kerri Grube, Abbie Hoffman, Thalia Kalodimas, Marlene Lee, Joe Marshalla, Karen Robertson, Maria Schwan, Susan Snell, and Victoria Vizek.
Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a donation from Lynn Garafola.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 videocassette (U-matic) (61 min.) : sound, black and white ; 3/4 in.
Two repetitions of the piece (the ending of the second cut off) (approx. 12 min.), supervised by Beverly Blossom, who appears briefly on camera. Followed by approx. 49 min. of unidentified footage, possibly performances of students' choreography in the studio.
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12174697
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): d700f6e0-9e84-0132-e7a2-3c075448cc4b
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1983: Created
  • 2023: Found by you!
  • 2024

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Rag-time" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1983.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Rag-time" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 7, 2023.

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1983). Rag-time Retrieved from

Wikipedia Citation

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