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Additional title: Medea (Choreographic work : Smuin)
New York Public Library. Dance Division (Producer)
Attles, Lisa (Dancer)
Williams, Donald (Dancer)
De Maeyer, Lawrence (Dancer)
Landers, Calvin Shawn (Dancer)
Jimenez, Tai (Dancer)
Barber, Samuel, 1910-1981 (Composer)
Sund, Robert (Restager)
Cisneros, Evelyn (Restager)
Kay, Andy (Costume designer)
Rizzi, Norman (Designer)
Slocum, Sara Linnie (Lighting designer)
Millard, Jay (Videographer)
Dance Theatre of Harlem (Performer)

Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image Original Documentation

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1992-03-04
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 2267
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-3352 (former)
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Venue: Videotaped in dress rehearsal for the Jerome Robbins Archive in Theatre A, State University of New York Performing Arts Center, Purchase, New York, on March 4, 1992, by Jay Millard, with the assistance of grants from New York State Council on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts.
Creation/production credits: Choreography: Michael Smuin, staged by Robert Sund and Evelyn Cisneros. Music: Samuel Barber (Medea Suite, Op. 23). Scenery: Norman Rizzi after Gustav Klimt. Costumes: Andy Kay. Lighting: Sara Linnie Slocum.
Performers: Performed by members of Dance Theatre of Harlem: Lisa Attles (Medea), Donald Williams (Jason), Lawrence de Maeyer and Calvin Shawn Landers (sons), and Tai Jimenez (princess).
Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 videocassette (U-matic) (28 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY926063001-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12173174
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): e9501c50-90c4-0135-dd36-01cc7c3b8dc3
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1992: Created
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2023: Found by you!
  • 2024

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Medea" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1992.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Medea" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed February 9, 2023.

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1992). Medea Retrieved from

Wikipedia Citation

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