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Additional title: Icarus (Choreographic work : Lang)
Smith, Barry (Dancer)
Chase, David (Dancer)
Kupferman, Meyer, 1926-2003 (Composer)
Giannini, Christina (Costume designer)
Schissler, Jeffrey (Lighting designer)
Lang, Pearl, 1921-2009 (Choreographer)
Pearl Lang and Company (Dancer)

General Dance Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1978
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 2778
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-4067 (former)
Pearl Lang Dance Theater
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Venue: Videotaped in performance at the Entermedia Theater, New York, on October 31, 1978, during the Dance Umbrella series.
Performers: Performed by members of Pearl Lang and Dance Company: Barry Smith (Icarus), David Chase (Daedalus), and Susan Miller, Cordelia Cammack, Bettze McCoy, and Lana Carroll (the sun).
Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a donation from Lynn Garafola.
Additional physical form: This footage also appears on *MGZIB 3-90 Pearl Lang and Dance Company.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 videocassette (U-matic) (23 min.) : sound, black and white ; 3/4 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12175765
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): df04c6f0-9e85-0132-a390-3c075448cc4b
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 1978: Created
  • 2023: Found by you!
  • 2024

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Icarus" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1978.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Icarus" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 2, 2023.

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1978). Icarus Retrieved from

Wikipedia Citation

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