Marian Van Tuyl
NamesVan Tuyl, Marian, 1906 or 1907-1987Heisey, Ruth AnnLauer, EleanorDavis, AliceMills College, Dance DeptUniversity of ChicagoSan Francisco Dance League
General Dance Video Archive
Dates / OriginDate Issued: 1934-1950s
Table of ContentsCONTENTS. - Reel 1: In the clearing #1 (b&w with brief color footage at end). University of Chicago, 1936. Danced by Marian Van Tuyl, Eleanor Lauer, Alice Davis, and Ruth Ann Heisey. Part of middle of dance is missing.--In the clearing #2 (color). Mills College, 1947 (restaging of 1936 choreography). Danced by Marian Van Tuyl concert group. Ending is missing.--Chaconne [Fanfare] (color). Mills College, 1939. Danced by Van Tuyl and concert group.--Two archaic dances: Triumphant figure and Epilogue to victory (b&w). University of Chicago, 1936-1937. Danced by Van Tuyl (soloist) and trio. Brief shot at end of Van Tuyl teaching Epilogue.--Out of one happening: Final dance (color). Mills College, 1938. Danced by Van Tuyl and concert group. Ending is missing.--Fads and fancies in the academy: A gentle satire on progressive education (b&w and color). Mills College, summer 1940. Scenery/costumes: Chicago School of Design (New Bauhaus), directed by L. Moholy-Nagy with Gyorgy Kepes. Danced by Van Tuyl and concert group.--Cortège (color). Mills College, 1942. Danced by Van Tuyl and concert group.--Entertainment piece (color). Mills College, 1942-1943. Danced by Van Tuyl, Lauer, and Heisey.--In time of waiting: Entrance into limbo, Transition ritual, Immediate destiny (color). San Francisco, 1947. Scenery: Claire Falkenstein. Danced by members of the San Francisco Dance League.
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDF 9921Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-2082 cassette 1 (former)
Genrestwo-dimensional moving image
NotesCompilation of motion pictures documenting the works of the modern dancer/choreographer Marian Van Tuyl, particularly those created at the University of Chicago and Mills College during the 1930s and 1940s.Choreography/costumes: Marian Van Tuyl (except where otherwise noted).Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Physical DescriptionExtent: 1 streaming video file of 3 (NTSC) (59 min.) :si., col. and b&w.
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: NYPY906009039-FNYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12168450Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 0cf38ed0-8c16-0135-2d99-5f158486b3df
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