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Plains daybreak
Additional title: Plains daybreak (Choreographic work : Hawkins)
New York Public Library. Dance Division (Producer)
McLean, Gloria (Dancer)
Tai, Daniel (Dancer)
Howard, Randy (Dancer)
Aarons, James (Dancer)
Reedy, James (Dancer)
Moses, Michael (Dancer)
Wright, Laura Pettibone (Dancer)
Reynolds, Cynthia (Dancer)
Tanabe, Mariko (Dancer)
Lee, Ralph (Designer)
Holub, Johannes (Videographer)
Hovhaness, Alan, 1911-2000 (Composer)
Hawkins, Erick (Choreographer)
Erick Hawkins Dance Company (Performer)

Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image Original Documentation

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1988-12-08
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 2200
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-1910 (former)
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Venue: Videotaped in performance by Johannes Holub at the Joyce Theater, New York, on Dec. 8, 1988, for the Jerome Robbins Archive with the assistance of funds from the National Endowment for the Arts and the New York State Council on the Arts.
Creation/production credits: Choreography: Erick Hawkins. Music: Alan Hovhaness. Design: Ralph Lee. Lighting: Robert Engstrom.
Performers: Danced by members of the Erick Hawkins Dance Company: Buffalo: James Reedy; Antelope: James Aarons; Coyote: Michael Moses; Porcupine: Daniel Tai; Hawk: Laura Pettibone; Fish: Cynthia Reynolds; Snake: Gloria McLean; Raccoon: Mariko Tanabe; First man: Randy Howard.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 videocassette (U-matic) (34 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY896028466-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12167504
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): e03e08d0-4b50-0133-46de-60f81dd2b63c
Rights Statement
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MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Plains daybreak" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1988.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Plains daybreak" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 28, 2024.

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1988). Plains daybreak Retrieved from

Wikipedia Citation

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Plains daybreak