Dance on: Martha Myers

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Title
Dance on: Martha Myers
Additional title: Dance on (Television program)
Names
Myers, Martha (Interviewee)
Mahoney, Billie (Interviewer)
Turner, Sheree (Director)
Collection

Dance On Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1990
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 1603
Topics
Venza, Jac
Fitt, Sally Sevey
Dance therapy
Dancing injuries
Body image
Mind and body
Exchange of persons programs, American
Dance, Black
African American choreographers
Movement analysis
Dancers
National College Dance Festival
University of North Texas
Genres
Television programs
Interviews
Notes
Statement of responsibility: producer, Billie Mahoney ; executive producer for the University of North Texas, J. Scott Cook ; director, Sheree Turner.
Venue: Program from the public access cable television series Dance on: With Billie Mahoney. Taped at the University of North Texas Department of Radio/Television/Film, Denton, Texas, on May 20, 1990, during the National College Dance Festival.
Physical Description
Videocassette
Extent: 1 videocassette (U-matic) (30 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in
Description
Dancer, choreographer, and educator Martha Myers recalls the pioneering days of dance in television, when she and Jac Venza created the series A time to dance, a precursor of Dance in America. She discusses her interest in the study of anatomy, kinesiology, and injury prevention for dancers, and notes the current growth of this field, citing as examples points made by Sally Fitt. Speaking from many years of involvement in the American Dance Festival, she traces a little of its history and describes some of its current activities, among them international exchanges of performers, teachers, and choreographers; the black tradition project, which aims to preserve the works of black choreographers; and workshops in a variety of body therapy techniques.
Type of Resource
Moving image
Languages
English
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12170010
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): a2caf870-352b-0131-2bab-3c075448cc4b
Rights Statement
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  • 1990: Created
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MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Dance on" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1990. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/2e619780-3432-0131-224a-3c075448cc4b

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Dance on" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 20, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/2e619780-3432-0131-224a-3c075448cc4b

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1990). Dance on Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/2e619780-3432-0131-224a-3c075448cc4b

Wikipedia Citation

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