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Mitchell Rose Dance Company
Additional title: Poo-tee-weet? (Choreographic work : Rose)
Additional title: When insane, do as the sane do (Choreographic work : Rose)
Additional title: Dutiful beamer (Choreographic work : Rose)
Additional title: Boo day (Choreographic work : Sheppard)
Additional title: Apples are cheap, cows are stupid (Choreographic work : Rose)
Rose, Mitchell (Choreographer)
Bowers, Martha (Dancer)
Turocy, Catherine (Dancer)
Churchill, Jean (Dancer)
Crosset, Ann (Dancer)
Immerman, Michael (Dancer)
Pier, Virginia (Dancer)
Garrison, Maia Claire (Dancer)
Anderson, Carol, 1951- (Dancer)
Baker, Peggy Smith (Dancer)
Smith, Andrea (Dancer)
Kirsch, Mitch (Dancer)
Prokofiev, Sergey, 1891-1953 (Composer)
Foss, Lukas, 1922-2009 (Composer)
Sheppard, Elena (Choreographer)
Respighi, Ottorino, 1879-1936 (Composer)
Walberg, Betty, 1921-1990 (Composer)
Xenakis, Iannis, 1922-2001 (Composer)
Mitchell Rose Dance Company (Dancer)
Rose, Mitchell (Composer)
Rose, Mitchell (Dancer)

Mitchell Rose Dance Company Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1977-03
Table of Contents
Reel 1. Poo-tee-weet? (approx. 30 min.). Music: Sergei Prokofiev, Lukas Foss. Perf. by Martha Bowers, Catherine Turocy, Ann Crosset, Jean Churchill, and Michael Immerman -- Reel 2. When insane, do as the sane do (approx. 11 min.). Music: Mitchell Rose. Perf. by Rose, Bowers, Turocy, and Virginia Pier -- Dutiful beamer (approx. 3 min.). Perf. by Maia Garrison -- Plurals (approx. 11 min.). Music: Rose, Betty Walberg. Perf. by Carol Anderson, Peggy Baker, Andrea Smith. Pianist: Gregory Hayes -- Reel 3. Apples are cheap, cows are stupid (approx. 18 min.). Music: Iannis Xenakis. Perf. by Anderson, Smith, Mitch Kirsch, and Rose -- Poo-tee-weet? (approx. 30 min.). See credits above -- Dance (approx. 5 min.). Music: Ottorino Respighi. Perf. by Crosset -- The boo day (approx. 5 min.). Choreography: Elena Sheppard. Perf. by Rose.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 3324
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-2738 (former)
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Venue: Videotaped in dress rehearsal at American Theater Laboratory, New York, in March 1977.
Statement of responsibility: Choreography: Mitchell Rose (except The boo day).
Performers: Performed by the Mitchell Rose Dance Company.
Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a donation from Lynn Garafola.
Content: Poo-tee-weet? is recorded twice.
Acquisition: Gift of Mitchell Rose.
Physical Description
Extent: 3 videocassettes (U-matic) (114 min.) : sound, black and white ; 3/4 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY926024960-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12172062
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): eccc7e50-aa08-0133-9671-60f81dd2b63c
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.

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  • 1977: Created
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MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Mitchell Rose Dance Company" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1977.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Mitchell Rose Dance Company" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed April 13, 2024.

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1977). Mitchell Rose Dance Company Retrieved from

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Mitchell Rose Dance Company