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Dance in education
Alexander, Dorothy, 1904-1986 (Speaker)

Dance Audio Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1979-01
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZTCO 3-657
Alexander, Dorothy, 1904-1986
Dance teachers
Dance for children
Content: Title supplied by cataloger.
Venue: Recorded by Dorothy Alexander 1979, January
Funding: The conservation and cataloging of this recording was made possible in part by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature. The support of the National Endowment for the Arts is also gratefully acknowledged.
Content: Streaming audio file 1 (approximately 32 minutes). Dorothy Alexander speaks about dance education for children, including the curricula she created for elementary school students; the ways in which dance education benefits children [ends abruptly but continues on streaming audio file 2].
Content: Streaming audio file 2 (approximately 24 minutes). Dorothy Alexander continues to speak about the benefits of dance education for children; the principles she tried to impart; the role of the teacher and teacher education; poetry as a educational tool [quotes from students' poems and other writings]; more on the value of incorporating dance into children's education.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 audiocassette (approximately 56 min.)
Sound quality is good. There is occasional extraneous noise.
Dorothy Alexander speaks about dance education, in January 1979. The cirucmstances and location are not identified other than that she is speaking into a tape recorder.
Type of Resource
Sound recording
RLIN/OCLC: 79936281
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12118472
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 2def9a60-7958-0136-a191-0613e9cec641
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1904: Creator Born
  • 1979: Created
  • 1986: Creator Died
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Dance in education" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1979.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Dance in education" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 16, 2019.

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1979). Dance in education Retrieved from

Wikipedia Citation

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Dance in education