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Choreographers Showcase
Walker, Linn (Dancer)
Fairbank, Holly (Dancer)
Wagner, Sanghi (Dancer)
Leo, Anna (Dancer)
Trees, Marcia (Dancer)
Florin, Peggy (Dancer)
Barrett, Tia (Dancer)
Schoener, Maureen (Dancer)
Bingham, Marla (Dancer)
Hanson, Karen (Dancer)
Cho, Irene (Dancer)
Coltrane, John, 1926-1967 (Composer)
Eno, Brian, 1948- (Composer)
Vivaldi, Antonio, 1678-1741 (Composer)
Reid, Albert (Choreographer)
Nancarrow, Conlon, 1912-1997 (Composer)
Marks, Victoria (Lighting designer)
Dance Theater Workshop (Producer)
Choreographers Showcase (Concert series) (Producer)

Dance Theater Workshop Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1980
Table of Contents
CONTENTS: Coals to New York (approx. 8 min.). Choreography: Linn Walker. Music: traditional (Erie Canal), John Coltrane (Mr. P. C.). Danced by Linn Walker, accompanied by Peter Zajonc (clarinettist). -- Sandpainting (approx. 11 min.). Choreography: Holly Fairbank. Music: Brian Eno (Music for airports). Perf. by Fairbank and Sanghi Wagner. -- Gold (approx. 14 min.). Choreography: Anna Leo. Perf. by Leo and Marcia Trees. -- Vignettes (approx. 7 min.). Choreography: Albert Reid. Music: Conlon Nancarrow. Perf. by Peggy Florin. -- The illiterals (approx. 16 min.). Choreography: Tia Barrett. Perf. by Barrett and Maureen Schoener. -- And now there's three [incomplete] (approx. 6 min.). Choreography: Marla Bingham. Music: Antonio Vivaldi (Concerto in D), recorded by guitarist John Williams. Perf. by Bingham, Karen Hanson, and Irene Cho. Opening and most of third movement missing. For a complete version of this work, recorded on April 8, 1980, see: *MGZIC 9-3416 And now there's three.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 9538
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-3427 (former)
Dance Theater Workshop
Filmed performances
Filmed dance
Venue: Videotaped in performance at American Theater Laboratory, New York, on March 25, 1980. Presented by Dance Theater Workshop as part of the Choreographers Showcase series.
Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Physical Description
Videotape reel
Extent: 1 videotape reel (62 min.) : sound, black and white ; 1/2 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY936001914-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12174515
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 2c2030f0-7956-0135-96b7-5daed9a7c285
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1980: Issued
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2023: Found by you!
  • 2024

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Choreographers Showcase" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1980.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Choreographers Showcase" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 7, 2023.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1980). Choreographers Showcase Retrieved from

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Choreographers Showcase