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Jazz Dance Theatre
Sabatine, Jean (Choreographer)
Checker, Chubby, 1941- (Composer)
Miller, Glenn, 1904-1944 (Composer)
Evans, Gil, 1912-1988 (Composer)
Lateef, Yusef (Composer)
Getz, Stan, 1927-1991 (Composer)
Betts, J. David (Interviewer)
Pennsylvania State University, Jazz Dance Theatre (Performer)
Betts, J. David (Producer)
Betts, J. David (Director)
Sabatine, Jean (Dancer)
Sabatine, Jean (Interviewee)

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Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1974-11
Table of Contents
CONTENTS. - Family tree. Music: CCS, Chubby Checker, Glenn Miller, The Platters, The Temptations. Costumes: A.E. Kohout and Sarah Smithson. Danced by Colleen Ashton, Elizabeth Keller, Jack Magradey, William Morgan, Gary Pletsch, Blondell Reynolds, William Rohe, Don Lee Shell, Audrey Tischler, and Janie Gioffre. - Affair. Music: Gil Evans. Costumes: Smithson. Danced by Pletsch and Jean Sabatine. - Loneliness. Music: Herbie Mann, Yusef Lateef, Gil Evans, and Stan Getz. Costumes: Elizabeth Brikowski. Danced by Nancy Gorlow, Shell, Magradey, Morgan, Pletsch, and Reynolds. - Anne Boleyn. Music: Rick Wakeman. Poem: David Samuelson. Costumes: Smithson. Danced by Sabatine (Anne Boleyn), Peter Aylward (Henry VIII), and Tischler (Jane Seymour), with Ashton, Gioffre, Magradey, Morgan, Pletsch, Rohe, and Patricia Roxbury. - Interview of Sabatine by Dave Betts.
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Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 7911
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-1419 (former)
Jazz dance
Televised dance
Television programs
Venue: A Performing Arts Production of Penn State Television (WPSX), recorded in November 1974.
Creation/production credits: Direction/choreography: Jean Sabatine. Lighting: Charles Firmin.
Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 videocassette (U-matic) (53 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY906023508-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12168852
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 495fbb40-8cdb-0135-547e-0b9cbf24c656
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1974: Issued
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2024: Found by you!
  • 2025

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Jazz Dance Theatre" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1974-11.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Jazz Dance Theatre" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 22, 2024.

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Jazz Dance Theatre