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Kathy Duncan/Transition
Additional title: Three trios (Choreographic work : Duncan)
Additional title: Swim ride: away yonder coming (Choreographic work : Duncan)
Additional title: Dreams about a lake (Choreographic work : Duncan)
Duncan, Kathy (Choreographer)
Blombach, Jacqueline D. (Dancer)
Bryan-Brown, Michael. (Dancer)
Dove, Kayla (Dancer)
Edgar, Rosemary (Dancer)
Eisenberg, Sandy (Dancer)
Gros, Melinda (Dancer)
Levine, Mindy N., 1955- (Dancer)
Newberry, Roxanna (Dancer)
Yancey, Leslie (Dancer)
Wolfe, David (Dancer)
Way, John (Dancer)
Boyens, Phyllis (Musician)
Monroe, Bill, 1911-1996 (Musician)
Workman, Nimrod (Musician)
Anderson, Peter (Lighting designer)
Plank Road String Band
Kathy Duncan Dance Company (Choreographer)
Video D Studios
Dance Theater Workshop
Gros, Melinda (Costume designer)

Dance Theater Workshop Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1983
Table of Contents
Reel 1 (ca. 20 min.): Three trios / cast: 1: Gros, Levine, and Edgar. 2: Newberry, Yancey, and Eisenberg. 3: Way, Bryan-Brown, and Blombach.
Reel 2 (ca. 20 min.): Swim ride : away yonder coming / music, traditional Appalachian music, perf. by Nimrod Workman and Plank Road, Phyllis Boyens, and Bill Monroe ; performed by the company.
Reel 3 (ca. 25 min.): Dreams about a lake / cast: 1. Prologue: Way. 2. A history: Duncan. 3. A cliffhanger: Blombach. 4. A love story: Bryan-Brown and Edgar. 5. An adventure: Newberry. 6. A goose story: entire cast.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 2624
Dance Theater Workshop
Filmed performances
Statement of responsibility: choreography, Kathy Duncan.
Presented by Dance Theater Workshop during the Fall Events 1983.
Parts of Dreams about a lake are improvised by the dancers.
Creation/production credits: Costumes, Melinda Gros; lighting, Peter Anderson.
Performers: Performed by Kathy Duncan/Transition: Jacqueline D. Blombach, Rosemary Edgar, Mindy N. Levine, David Wolfe, Michael Bryan-Brown, Sandy Eisenberg, Roxanna Newberry, Kayla Dove, Melinda Gros, John Way, and Leslie Yancey.
Venue: Videotaped onstage by Video D Studios for the Dance/Video Access project at the Bessie Schönberg Theater, New York, on Oct. 20, 1983.
Funding: This videorecording was preserved with support provided in part by Save America's Treasures through a partnership between the National Endowment for the Arts and the National Park Service, Department of the Interior.
System details: Streaming video.
Physical Description
Extent: 3 videocassettes (65 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12175355
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 6b2037d0-6f27-0131-9c3b-3c075448cc4b
Copyright Notice
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Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1983: Issued
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Kathy Duncan/Transition" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1983.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Kathy Duncan/Transition" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 22, 2019.

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Kathy Duncan/Transition