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Circus polka [Close shot]
Additional title: Circus polka (Choreographic work : Robbins)
New York Public Library. Dance Division (Producer)
Mydtskov, Jeppe (Dancer)
Robbins, Jerome (Choreographer)
Stravinsky, Igor, 1882-1971 (Composer)
Millard, Jay (Videographer)
Whittle, Garielle (Teacher)
New York City Ballet (Performer)
School of American Ballet (Performer)

Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image Original Documentation

A Festival of Jerome Robbins' Ballets, June 5, 1990 - June 17, 1990

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1990-06-10
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-2436B
Robbins, Jerome
New York City Ballet
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Content: Videotaped in performance for the Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image by Jay Millard, with the assistance of grants from the National Endowment for the Arts and New York State Council on the Arts, at New York State Theater, New York, on June 10, 1990 (matinee), during the New York City Ballet's Festival of Jerome Robbins' Ballets. Close shot version; for wide shot, see *MGZIC 9-2436A.
Creation/production credits: Choreography: Jerome Robbins. Music: Igor Stravinski.
Performers: Performed by Jeppe Mydtskov (ring master) of the New York City Ballet, with students from the School of American Ballet (rehearsed and supervised by Garielle Whittle): Andrea Allum, Jessica Almonte, Renee Annunziata, Tracey Lynn Badini, Ellen Barr, Kimberly Adrienne Bell, Andrea Bertoline, Natalia Boesch, Jennifer Ann Canner, Vivian Chin, Angela Colt, Maggie Consor, Victoria deMenil, Alexis Karla Doktor, Marissa V. Fitzgerald, Natasha Frenkel, Megan Jones Frummer, Tara Lynn Gerstman, Kristen Leigh Gorski, Stephanie Lynn Greenwald, Tanya Grigorenko, Vanessa Giselle Henke, Amanda Jill Hood, Elisa Leshowitz, Scheherazade Madan, Eleena Shamir Melamed, Michelle Miller, Eliane Munier, Jennifer Alyson Nix, Khartoon Ohan, Nao Omi, Alison Joyce Otto, Trina Joy Podence, Carrie Lee Riggins, Mary Helen Rose, Elizabeth Rochefort Scott, Emily Sheppard, Jennie Somogyi, Liora Tarantino, Annabel Torrey, Sara Neva Towber, Natasha Turlinski, Elana Michelle Walker, Ilona L. Wall, Rohnie Danyel Williams, Jamie Melissa Wolf, Christina Crawford Young, Jessica Li Yowell. New York City Ballet Orchestra conducted by Gordon Boelzner.
Physical Description
Extent: 2 videocassettes (Betacam SP) (7 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12170261
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 1d9f1fa0-7788-0130-3124-3c075448cc4b
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1990: Created
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Circus polka [Close shot]" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1990.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Circus polka [Close shot]" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 20, 2019.

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1990). Circus polka [Close shot] Retrieved from

Wikipedia Citation

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Circus polka [Close shot]