Dance on: Douglas Dunn

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Dance on: Douglas Dunn
Additional title: Dance on (Television program)
Dunn, Douglas, 1942- (Interviewee)
Mahoney, Billie (Interviewer)
Turner, Sheree (Director)

Dance On Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1990
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 1596
Atlas, Charles
Judson Dance Theater
Grand Union (Performance group)
Sky eye (Choreographic work : Dunn)
Modern dance -- United States
Modern dance -- Technique
National College Dance Festival
Television programs
Venue: Program from the public access cable television series Dance on: With Billie Mahoney. Taped at the University of North Texas Department of Radio/Television/Film, Denton, Texas, on May 18, 1990, during the National College Dance Festival.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 videocassette (U-matic) (30 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in
Douglas Dunn describes the development of his dance style and choreography, based on the inspiration of Cunningham technique. He recalls his early dance studies with Princeton Ballet Society and his subsequent involvement in the ground-breaking experiments of Judson Dance Theatre and Grand Union. In response to Mahoney's quotation of a review, he comments on his work Sky eye, and concludes with a discussion of his most recent video collaboration with Charles Atlas, The myth of modern dance.
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12170008
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): a2c15140-352b-0131-6de2-3c075448cc4b
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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Dance on" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1990.

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