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O brave new world
Additional title: O brave new world (Choreographic work : Mao)
New York Public Library. Dance Division (Producer)
King, Maria (Dancer)
Wingrove, Lelia (Dancer)
Soucy, Ron George (Dancer)
Mao, Michael (Choreographer)
Bartók, Béla, 1881-1945 (Composer)
Holub, Johannes (Videographer)
Dinosaur Dance Company (Performer)

Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image Original Documentation

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1984-11-18
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 2169
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-912 (former)
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Venue: Videotaped by Johannes Holub for the Jerome Robbins Archive with the assistance of grants from the National Endowment for the Arts and the New York State Council on the Arts during a performance at the Joyce Theater, New York on November 18, 1984.
Creation/production credits: Choreography: Michael Mao. Music: Béla Bartók (Concerto no. 1 for piano and orchestra) Costumes: Lynn Jeffery. Lighting: Melanie Freundlich.
Performers: Performed by members of the Dinosaur Dance Company: Maria King, Lelia Wingrove, and Ron George Soucy, with Ron Benson, Cynthia Bickham, Philip Griffith II, Jillian Hessel, Roberta Lasnik, Ronald Shepherd, Sarah Stead, and Francis Sweeney.
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) (19 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY867014575-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12162462
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): bbf59eb0-90e1-0135-2738-3b19d08a3982
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 1984: Created
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "O brave new world" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1984.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "O brave new world" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 22, 2020.

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1984). O brave new world Retrieved from

Wikipedia Citation

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O brave new world