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Empyrean dances
Additional title: Empyrean dances (Choreographic work : Stierle)
New York Public Library. Dance Division (Producer)
Dawn, Deborah (Dancer)
Baudendistel, Daniel (Dancer)
Gates, Jodie (Dancer)
Mossbrucker, Tom (Dancer)
Sagami, Kim (Dancer)
Lockett, Pierre (Dancer)
Salgado, Lissette (Dancer)
Sklute, Adam (Dancer)
Baird, Campbell (Set designer)
Ridge, John David (Costume designer)
Skelton, Thomas R. (Lighting designer)
Stierle, Edward, 1968-1991 (Choreographer)
Hanson, Howard, 1896-1981 (Composer)
Millard, Jay (Videographer)
Joffrey Ballet (Performer)

Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image Original Documentation

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1991-03-13
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 2249
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-2648 (former)
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Venue: Videotaped in performance for the Jerome Robbins Archive at New York State Theater, New York, on March 13, 1991, by Jay Millard, with the assistance of grants from the National Endowment for the Arts and New York State Council on the Arts.
Creation/production credits: Choreography: Edward Stierle. Music: Howard Hanson (Concerto in C major for piano and orchestra). Scenery: Campbell Baird. Costumes: John David Ridge. Lighting: Thomas Skelton.
Performers: Danced by members of the Joffrey Ballet. Cast: I: Deborah Dawn, Daniel Baudendistel, Jodie Gates, Tom Mossbrucker, Kim Sagami, Pierre Lockett, Lissette Salgado, Adam Sklute, with Mary Barton, Linda Bechtold, Cynthia Giannini, Julie Janus, Johanna Snyder, Alexander Brady, Brent Phillips, Roger Plaut, Gregory Taylor, Mark Wuest; II: Mossbrucker, Lockett, Sklute, with Brady, Phillips, Plaut, Taylor, Wuest; III: Dawn, Gates, Sagami, Salgado, Baudendistel, Mossbrucker, Lockett, Sklute, with Barton, Bechtold, Giannini, Janus, Snyder; IV: Entire cast. Conductor: Allan Lewis. Solo pianist: Stanley Babin.
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: NYPY916038765-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12170382
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): c460cf70-9004-0135-fe8c-25e367337e67
Rights Statement
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  • 1991: Created
  • 2017: Digitized
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MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Empyrean dances" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1991.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Empyrean dances" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 4, 2023.

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Empyrean dances