Interview with Dean Crane, and, interview with Thalia Mara, and, interview with George Alan Smith, 1966Additional title: Interview with Thalia MaraAdditional title: Interview with George Alan SmithAdditional title: World of dance (Radio program)
NamesCrane, Dean (Interviewee)Mara, Thalia (Interviewee)Smith, George Alan (Interviewee)Horosko, Marian (Interviewer)Reiss, Alvin H (Interviewer)
Dance Audio Archive
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1966-12-08
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZTO 7-3051
TopicsCrane, DeanMara, ThaliaSmith, George AlanBallet Arts (New York, N.Y.)Dance -- Study and teaching
GenresRadio interviewsInterviewsRadio programs
NotesContent: Title supplied by cataloger.Venue: Broadcast by WNYC-FM 1966, December 8 New York (N.Y.)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 file (approximately first 4:20 minutes). [Music and sounds of a dance class.] Dean Crane speaks with Marian Horosko about his classes at Ballet Arts studio at Carnegie Hall and the upcoming workshop performances of ballets by Crane, Nina Stroganova, Ludmilla Dokoudovsky, and Vladimir Dokoudovsky.Content: Streaming file (from approximately 4:20 to 14:47). Thalia Mara, founder and director of the National Academy of Ballet [and Theater Arts] speaks with Marian Horosko about the Academy including its physical layout and the curriculum; her objectives for the Academy; her recent book, The language of ballet: a dictionary, 1966.Content: Streaming file (from approximately 14:47 to 21:20). Alvin H. Reiss, host, introduces his guest George Alan [Allen?] Smith, consultant to the New York City Cultural Showcase Committee; Smith speaks about the Committee including its objectives.
Physical DescriptionAudiotape reelExtent: 1 audiotape reel (approximately 21 min.) : acetate, half-track, ips not specified ; 7 in.Sound quality is good overall in that the speakers' voices are easily intelligible. However, the recording is marred by extraneous noise.
DescriptionInterview with Dean Crane conducted by Marian Horosko, as host, at the Ballet Arts studio in New York, N.Y. (approximately four minutes); interview with Thalia Mara conducted by Marian Horosko at the National Academy of Ballet and Theater Arts in New York, N.Y. (approximately ten minutes), and interview with George Alan [Allen?] Smith conducted by Alvin H. Reiss in Chicago, Il. (approximately seven minutes) for broadcast on radio station WNYC-FM, New York on its series World of Dance, on December 8, 1966.
Type of ResourceSound recording
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 924393443NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20815555Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 537333c0-b925-0133-a754-60f81dd2b63c
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