Dance on: Perry Gingerich

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Gingerich, Perry (Interviewee)
Mahoney, Billie (Producer)
Kelly, Ann (Director)
Dance Films Association (Associated name)

Dance On Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1994-01-25
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 4995
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-5548 (former)
Dancers -- United States -- 20th century
Statement of responsibility: produced by Billie Mahoney in association with Dance Films Association ; directed by Ann Kelly.
Content: Date provided by Billie Mahoney.
Venue: Videotaped for the public access cable television program Dance on: With Billie Mahoney in Kansas City, Mo., on January 25, 1994 ; produced through the facilities of American Cablevision of Kansas City, Inc.
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) (30 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
Perry Gingerich, a professional ballroom dancer and teacher, discusses different aspects of competitive ballroom dancing. He and his wife Diane, who are ranked among the top three in the American-style rhythm division, are seen performing in competition in brief video excerpts. Originally trained as a surgical assistant, Gingerich began dancing when he won a free lesson, and entered the field as a teacher of ballroom dancing. He now runs his own studio, Ballroom Unlimited, in Kansas City. He describes the different divisions and requirements of American-style and International-style competitions, describes some major competitions in the U.S., and offers tips for recreational social dancers.
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b13718001
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 3bd7c6c0-804e-0135-4ce1-53c06a6a3f5e
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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Dance on: Perry Gingerich" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1994.

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Dance on: Perry Gingerich