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Additional title: Elaine Summers Class
Summers, Elaine, 1925-2014 (Teacher)

Elaine Summers Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1972-11-17
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 6159
Dance -- Study and teaching
Movement, Aesthetics of
Mind and body
Filmed dance
Instructional films
Filmed performances
Content: Video image freezes at 11:45 for approximately 1 minute.
Creation/production credits: Teacher, Elaine Summers.
Venue: Videotaped during class at Elaine Summers dance studio, New York, N.Y., 1972, November 17.
Acquisition: Gift; Elaine Summers, 2009.
Physical Description
Videotape reel
Extent: 1 videotape reel (26 min.) : sound, black and white ; 1/2 in.
Elaine Summers has students relax on floor and stand while talking about relaxation and tension in the body along with posture.
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: 982127102
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b21212803
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): e36e2c50-c7fa-0135-c446-0ed46e45559f
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 1925: Creator Born
  • 1972: Created
  • 2014: Creator Died
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2023: Found by you!
  • 2024

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Elaine,11/17" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1972.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Elaine,11/17" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 3, 2023.

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1972). Elaine,11/17 Retrieved from

Wikipedia Citation

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