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Three excerpts from Le dortoir

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Three excerpts from Le dortoir
Additional title: Dortoir (Choreographic work : Maheu and Tardif)
Maheu, Gilles (Choreographer)
Hall, Jeff (Dancer)
Tardif, Catherine (Dancer)
Tardif, Danielle (Dancer)
Dissette, Alyce (Producer)
Rilke, Rainer Maria, 1875-1926 (Author)
Vorn, Bill (British artist, contemporary) (Composer)
Gravel, Gaetan (Composer)
Girard, François (Screenwriter)
Carbone 14 (Company) (Performer)
Maheu, Gilles (Dancer)
Maheu, Gilles (Designer)
Maheu, Gilles (Screenwriter)
Tardif, Catherine (Choreographer)

General Dance Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1991
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 8701
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-3286 (former)
Television programs
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Creation/production credits: Telecast on the Alive from Off-Center series (program #708), produced by KTCA-TV/Minneapolis-St. Paul. [Series credits:] Producer: John Ligon. Executive producer: Alyce Dissette. Executive in charge: Gerald Richman. [Videodance credits:] Produced by Rhombus Media, Inc., in association with the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, Société Radio Canada, the National Arts Centre of Canada, N.O.S. Television (The Netherlands), and TV Ontario, with the participation of Telefilm Canada and Ontario Film Development Corporation. Producer: Niv Fichman. Director: François Girard. Director of photography: Alain Dostie. Dialogue in French, with English subtitles.
Creation/production credits: Choreography: Gilles Maheu and Danielle Tardif. Music: Bill Vorn and Gaetan Gravel. Screenplay: Gilles Maheu, François Girard, and Danièle de Fontenay, after the stage play by Maheu and Carbone 14. Text: Rainer Maria Rilke (excerpts from Le livre de la pauvreté et de la mort). Art direction: Marc-André Coulombe. Scenery: Maheu.
Performers: Performed by Carbone 14: Raymond Brisson, Nathalie Claude, Alain Francoeur, Denis Gaudreault, Jeff Hall, Gilles Maheu, Rodrigue Proteau, Chantal des Ruisseaux, Guylaine Savoie, Jerry Snell, Lin Snelling, Catherine Tardif, Danielle Tardif.
Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 videocassette (U-matic) (28 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
Three excerpts from a full-length television adaptation of the dance work.
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY926023449-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12172027
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): f5f980e0-7b85-0135-841a-052318b882e7
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1991: Created
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Three excerpts from Le dortoir" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1991.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Three excerpts from Le dortoir" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 24, 2020.

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1991). Three excerpts from Le dortoir Retrieved from

Wikipedia Citation

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Three excerpts from Le dortoir