Interview with Lucia Chase, 1966Additional title: Invitation to dance (Radio program)
NamesChase, Lucia, 1897-1986 (Interviewee)Terry, Walter (Interviewer)
Dance Audio Archive
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1966-02-06
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZTO 7-75Shelf locator: *MGZTC 3-75
TopicsChase, Lucia, 1897-1986National Council on the ArtsAmerican Ballet TheatreFederal aid to dance -- United StatesDance -- Production and direction
NotesContent: Streaming audio file (approximately 27 minutes). [Music and introductory remarks by unidentified speaker.] Walter Terry introduces Lucia Chase, co-director of American Ballet Theatre; Lucia Chase speaks about the recent grant of emergency funds to American Ballet Theatre by the National Council on the Arts; the challenges of managing a ballet company the size of American Ballet Theatre including the need for outside funds; the repertory; choreographers regulary engaged by the company and the dancers' training; the principles underlying the company; the workshop programs; how she came to be co-director with Oliver Smith of the company; annual tours [announcements by unidentified speaker and music].Content: Title supplied by cataloger.Venue: Recorded for broadcast on WNYC for its series Invitation to dance 1966 New York (N.Y.)Funding: The processing 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.
Physical DescriptionAudiotape reelExtent: 1 audiotape reel (approximately 27 min.) : acetate; full-track; 7.5 ips; 7 in.Sound quality is excellent.
DescriptionInterview with Lucia Chase conducted by Walter Terry, for broadcast on February 6, 1966 by radio station WNYC, New York, on its series Invitation to dance. The final approximate 8 minutes of the recording are announcements and music.
Type of ResourceSound recording
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 36193283NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12117202Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 6dfe7890-e425-0135-75e3-049fbc4c7f45
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