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Ethiopia: NDI Copy
Additional title: Jacques D'Amboise visits Ethiopia
Additional title: National Dance Institute Moving Image Archive
National Dance Institute (U.S.) (Creator)
D'Amboise, Jacques, 1934- (creator.)
D'Amboise, Jacques, 1934- (teacher.)
National Dance Institute (U.S.) (presenter.)
National Dance Institute (U.S.) (performer.)

National Dance Institute Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Captured: 199401--
Other Date: 1994.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 3406
Dance for children -- Ethiopia
Performing arts and children -- Ethiopia
two-dimensional moving image
Dance programs
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Statement of responsibility: camera, Mateos ; presented by National Dance Institute.
Title from original videocassette label and cataloger.
This Ethiopian trip (January 1994) is discussed in the book entitled, I was a dancer, by Jacques D'Amboise, p. 388-397.
Creation/production credits: Founder/teacher, Jacques D'Amboise.
Performers: Performed by National Dance Institute workshop dancers.
Venue: Videotaped during rehearsal and talks in village in Awash Region of Danakil Desert, Ethiopia, Africa, 1994 January.
Acquisition: Gift; Jacques D'Amboise ; 2012.
Language: In English and Afar.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 streaming video file (88 min.) : sound, color.
Jacques D'Amboise talks about his dance background/career and his purpose for coming to Ethiopia. He teaches dance and talks with the Ethiopian school children, and speaks with the people in the village.
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: 904782644
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20552332
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 03e1b950-4aa1-0133-8ff3-60f81dd2b63c
Copyright Notice
Patrons can access streaming video online only at the Library for the Performing Arts.
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1994: Other
  • 199401: Captured
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Ethiopia" The New York Public Library Digital Collections.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Ethiopia" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed June 17, 2019.

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. Ethiopia Retrieved from

Wikipedia Citation

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