Interview with Terry Orr, 1978

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Title
Interview with Terry Orr, 1978
Additional title: Ballet Beat (Radio program)
Names
Orr, Terry (Interviewee)
Kaptzan, Kyra Lynn (Interviewer)
Collection

Dance Audio Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1978-06-08
Date Created: 1978-07-04
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZTCO 3-1986, side B
Topics
Orr, Terry
American Ballet Theatre
Ballet companies -- Management
Genres
Radio interviews
Interviews
Television programs
Radio programs
Notes
Content: Streaming audio file (approximately 16 minutes). Terry Orr speaks with Kyra Lynn Kaptzan about his reasons for retiring from dancing [with American Ballet Theatre]; the responsibilities of a ballet master, including rehearsals, casting, and teaching; his early dance training and career at the San Francisco Ballet; coming to New York City and joining American Ballet Theatre; his favorite roles, including one of the sailors in Jerome Robbins' ballet Fancy free; his certainty that he will not return to dancing as a career; possible interest in choreographing; ballet on television; the film The turning point.
Content: Title supplied by cataloger.
Venue: Recorded for the program Ballet Beat on WNYU-FM 1978, June 8 New York (N.Y.)
Funding: The conservation and cataloging of this recording was made possible in part by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature. The support of the National Endowment for the Arts is also gratefully acknowledged.
Acquisition: Gift Kyra Lynn Kaptzan
Physical Description
Audiocassette
Extent: 1 audiocassette (approximately 27 min.)
Sound quality is good overall, but the recording is marred by "tape hiss".
Description
Interview with Terry Orr conducted by Kyra Lynn Kaptzan on June 8, 1978 for the radio program Ballet Beat on WNYU-FM and broadcast on July 4, 1978.
Type of Resource
Sound recording
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 185035497
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b16759712
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): e21fbe60-c367-0133-445c-60f81dd2b63c
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1978: Created (Approximate)
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Interview with Terry Orr, 1978" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1978 - 1978. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/e5e13b00-c367-0133-5cc7-60f81dd2b63c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Interview with Terry Orr, 1978" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 19, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/e5e13b00-c367-0133-5cc7-60f81dd2b63c

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1978 - 1978). Interview with Terry Orr, 1978 Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/e5e13b00-c367-0133-5cc7-60f81dd2b63c

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Interview with Terry Orr, 1978