Interview with Tai Jimenez, 1995
NamesJimenez, Tai (Interviewee)Witchel, Leigh, 1963- (Interviewer)
Dance Oral History Project
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1995-10-07
Table of ContentsStreaming file 1 (approximately 30 minutes). Tai Jimenez speaks with Leigh Witchel about why dancers dance; knowing when her performance is correct; preparing for a role; what she values in a choreographer; her thoughts on [George Balanchine's] The four temperaments; more on how she approaches a role and how she feels when she is performing; as an audience member, what she looks for in a dancer [ends abruptly but continues on streaming file 2]. |||| Streaming file 2 (approximately 21 minutes). Tai Jimenez continues to speak with Leigh Witchel about the qualities she looks for in a dancer; her continuing artistic development including the relationship between craft and art; more on her different approaches to different roles, including, for example in Giselle compared with George Balanchine's] Concerto barocco and [Michael Smuin's] Medea.
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZTCO 2-3039
NotesContent: Title supplied by cataloger.Venue: Recorded by Leigh Witchel October 7, 1995 New York (N.Y.)Funding: The conservation and cataloging of this recording was made possible in part by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature. The support of the National Endowment for the Arts is also gratefully acknowledged.Content: Interview with Tai Jimenez conducted by Leigh Witchel on October 7, 1995.
Physical DescriptionAudiocassetteExtent: 1 micro audiocassette (approximately 51 min.); polyester; half-track; 0.9375 ips.Sound quality is fair to poor. There is significant extraneous noise including "tape hiss," but for the most part, the speakers' voices are easily intelligible.
Type of ResourceSound recording
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 913402850NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20719688Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): ee9708c0-b8c9-0133-ee2b-60f81dd2b63c
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