Interview with Allegra Kent, and, interview with Kirk Peterson, 1978

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Title
Interview with Allegra Kent, and, interview with Kirk Peterson, 1978
Additional title: Interview with Kirk Peterson, 1978
Additional title: Ballet Beat (Radio program)
Names
Kent, Allegra (Interviewee)
Peterson, Kirk (Interviewee)
Kaptzan, Kyra Lynn (Interviewer)
Collection

Dance Audio Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1978
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZTCO 3-1972
Topics
Baryshnikov, Mikhail, 1948-
Peterson, Kirk
Kent, Allegra
New York City Ballet
Harkness Ballet
Harkness Youth Company
National Ballet (Washington, D.C.)
American Ballet Theatre
Push comes to shove (Choreographic work : Tharp)
Sphinx (Choreographic work : Tetley)
Genres
Radio interviews
Interviews
Radio programs
Notes
Content: Title supplied by cataloger.
Venue: Recorded for the program Ballet Beat on WNYU-FM 1978, March 28 and April 27 New York (N.Y.)
Funding: The conservation and cataloging of this recording was made possible in part by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature. The support of the National Endowment for the Arts is also gratefully acknowledged.
Acquisition: Gift Kyra Lynn Kaptzan
Content: Streaming audio file 1: Interview with Allegra Kent, March 28, 1978 (approximately 28 minutes). Allegra Kent speaks with Kyra Lynn Kaptzan about her children; raising children while pursuing a performing career; her book, Allegra Kent's water beauty book (1976); performing as a guest artist; joining New York City Ballet; her childhood dance studies; attending boarding school; moving to New York City; plans for the future.
Content: Streaming audio file 2, Interview with Kirk Peterson, April 27, 1978 (approximately 22 minutes). Kirk Peterson speaks with Kyra Lynn Kaptzan about his childhood dance studies; coming to New York City; studying and performing with the Harkness Ballet; the Harkness Youth Company; dancing with the National Ballet in Washington, D.C.; dancing with the London Festival Ballet; dancing with American Ballet Theatre; working on Glen Tetley's ballet, Sphinx; Tetley's choreographic process; working on Twyla Tharp's Push comes to shove; Mikhail Baryshnikov; a typical work day.
Physical Description
Audiocassette
Extent: 1 audiocassette (50 min.) : quarter-track; 1.875 ips.
Sound quality is good.
Description
Interview with Allegra Kent conducted by Kyra Lynn Kaptzan on March 28, 1978, and interview with Kirk Peterson conducted by Kyra Lynn Kaptzan on April 27, 1978 and aired on May 5, 1978, in each case for the radio program Ballet Beat on WNYU-FM.
Type of Resource
Sound recording
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 40492025
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b13898300
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 7f399350-c367-0133-2839-60f81dd2b63c
Rights Statement
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  • 1978: Created
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Interview with Allegra Kent, and, interview with Kirk Peterson" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1978. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/8339ad80-c367-0133-3839-60f81dd2b63c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Interview with Allegra Kent, and, interview with Kirk Peterson" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed February 21, 2020. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/8339ad80-c367-0133-3839-60f81dd2b63c

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1978). Interview with Allegra Kent, and, interview with Kirk Peterson Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/8339ad80-c367-0133-3839-60f81dd2b63c

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Interview with Allegra Kent, and, interview with Kirk Peterson