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Alexander, Susan (Dancer)
Bergman, Valerie (Dancer)
Camera, Rosemary (Dancer)
Malamut, David (Dancer)
Mouton, Donald (Dancer)
Wong, Mel (Choreographer)
Diamond, Dennis (Videographer)
Mel Wong dance company (Performer)
Dance Theater Workshop (Producer)
Video D Studios (Videographer)

Dance Theater Workshop Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1981
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 8538
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-6147 (former)
Dance Theater Workshop
Filmed performances
Statement of responsibility: [production?] assisted by Dance Theater Workshop, Video D Studios ; choreography by Mel Wong ; video collaborator, Dennis Diamond.
Content: Original container dated 5/16/81.
Creation/production credits: Costumes, Gabriel Berry [given as Gabrille on frame] ; assistant editor, Burt Alcantara.
Performers: Danced by the Mel Wong Dance Company: Susan Alexander, Joe Bietola, Valerie Bergman, Rosemary Camera, David Malamut, Hope Mauzerall, Donald Mouton, Gayle Ziaks.
Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 videocassette (32 min.) : silent, color ; 3/4 in.
Videodance work described on original container as "a video collaboration with choreography by Mel Wong and video by Dennis Diamond." Although there is no soundtrack on this recording, the credits on frame list the following: music, Rob Kaplan [given as Bob on frame] ; musicians, Rheva Kaplan (flute), Alan Evens and Mitchell Rose (synthesizers).
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b14430955
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): c681d730-8065-0135-986e-4d1f5e2845ad
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1981: Issued
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Merge" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1981.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Merge" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 21, 2019.

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1981). Merge Retrieved from

Wikipedia Citation

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