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Child's play

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Child's play
Rogers, Susan (Director)

General Dance Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1983
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 1461
Community School of Performing Arts (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Dance for children -- Study and teaching
Ballet dancing -- Study and teaching
Modern dance -- Study and teaching
Tap dancing -- Study and teaching
Dance schools -- California -- Los Angeles
Music teachers
Motion pictures
Documentary films
Filmed dance
Creation/production credits: Motion picture originally released in 1983. Distributed as a videotape by New Dimension Films, Eugene, Oregon. Producers: Susan Rogers and Jonathan Wacks. Director: Susan Rogers. Executive producer: Toby E. Mayman.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 videocassette (U-matic) (29 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
Documentary on the Community School of Performing Arts, Los Angeles, a nonprofit multi-ethnic school for children aged 3 to 18, narrated by one of its students. Although the program focuses on the study of instrumental music, particularly through the Suzuki method, there are brief scenes of children's modern dance, tap, and ballet classes at the school.
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12169478
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 7d7aa750-0826-0131-2f83-3c075448cc4b
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Item timeline of events

  • 1983: Created
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Child's play" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1983.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Child's play" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 27, 2020.

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1983). Child's play Retrieved from

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Child's play