Sardono Theatre

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Sardono Theatre
Additional title: Plastic jungle (Choreographic work : Kusumo)
Kusumo, Sardono W (Choreographer)
Sidharta, Otto (Composer)
Sardono Dance Theatre (Performer)

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Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1984
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 6874
Modern dance -- Indonesia
Dance -- Indonesia
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Motion pictures
Documentary films
Content: Panorama of the activities of Sardono Theatre, an Indonesian modern dance company led by choreographer Sardono W. Kusumo. No titles or narration; includes some dialogue in Indonesian.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 videocassette (U-matic) (33 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
Opens with the felling of a tree in a forest, followed by an open-air performance by dancers (?) in a pool of mud (sections filmed by time-lapse camera). The company is then seen backstage, in an airport shop, and aboard a plane. The film concludes with performance excerpts from Plastic jungle (choreography: Kusumo; music: Otto Sidharta), a mixed media work that includes modern dance, mask dances, and part of the film of felling the tree.
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY906002756-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12168187
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 4f15d790-7d96-0138-2bf1-67f232cff414
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  • 1984: Created
  • 2020: Digitized
  • 2023: Found by you!
  • 2024

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Sardono Theatre" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1984.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Sardono Theatre" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 23, 2023.

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1984). Sardono Theatre Retrieved from

Wikipedia Citation

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Sardono Theatre