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Fresh Tracks
Fitzgerald, Ara (Dancer)
Pivar, Amy (Dancer)
Vega, Ana (Dancer)
Vittoni, Elisabetta (Dancer)
McTeague, Conor (Dancer)
Padgett, Nelson (Instrumentalist)
Pearson, Sara (Author)
Widrig, Patrik (Dancer)
Bartók, Béla, 1881-1945 (Composer)
Corner, Philip (Contributor)
Pearson, Jerry (Author)
Levitas, Karin (Author)
Buchen, Bill (Contributor)
Sandström, Phil (Lighting designer)
Fresh Tracks (Concert series) (Producer)
Dance Theater Workshop (Producer)
Video D Studios (Videographer)

Dance Theater Workshop Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1989
Table of Contents
Cassette 1. True independence (ca. 14 min.) / conception and choreography, Ara Fitzgerald ; music, Dr. John plays Mac Rebennack ; text, Richard Appleman, with additional text by Elisabeth Haich (from Initiation) ; performed by Lesley Countryman and Ara Fitzgerald. Touch the frog (ca. 6 min.) / choreography and performance, Amy Pivar ; music, Jim Meneses. Hush (ca. 12 min.) / choreography and performance, Ana Vega ; music, Schubert (Lullaby), "Daddy's little girl." Cassette 2. Villa Eclafot (ca. 13 min.) / choreography, Elisabetta Vittoni ; music, Béla Bartók (Children's songs, rearr. by Elisabetta Vittoni), Philip Corner (Gamelan T-O) ; slides, Eros Neri, Marco Ugolini ; costumes, Ildiko Viczian ; danced by Conor McTeague, Elisabetta Vittoni ; pianist, Nelson Padgett. Scenes from Journal entries (ca. 17 min.): My father's ritual / choreography and performance, Sara Pearson -- You're sounding like my mother / choreography and performance, Sara Pearson -- Interview duet / [no choreography credits] ; music, Bill Buchen ; text, Sara Pearson (created in collaboration with Jerry Pearson and Karin Levitas ; performed by Sara Pearson and Patrik Widrig -- Letter home / choreography and performance, Patrik Widrig.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 8502
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-6102 (former)
Dance Theater Workshop
Villa eclafot (Choreographic work : Vittoni)
Journal entries (Choreographic work : Pearson)
Filmed performances
Content: Accompanied by house program.
Date: Original containers dated June 14, 1989.
Venue: Videotaped in performance at DTW's Bessie Schönberg Theater, New York, on June 16, 1989, by Video D Studios.
Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Physical Description
Extent: 2 videocassettes (62 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b14430661
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 5a5eccf0-804f-0135-7d97-1d52653dc061
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

  • 1989: Issued
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2024: Found by you!
  • 2025

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Fresh Tracks" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1989.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Fresh Tracks" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed February 22, 2024.

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1989). Fresh Tracks Retrieved from

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Fresh Tracks