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Additional title: The dancing room
Additional title: Dancing room (Motion picture)
Beesley, Ruth
Carrera, Anna Pons
Iglich, Bernadette
Kersley, Leo
Mahoney, Patrick
O'Kane, Kevin
Posner, Ruth
Sherin, Michael
Storer, Sarah
Tharp, Kenneth
Flatt, Kate (Director)
Jacobs, Sally, 1932- (Set designer)
Jacobs, Sally, 1932- (Director)
Broughton, Simon (Director)
Eldridge, Chuck (Musician)
Lockyer, Bob (Producer)
Muzsikás (Musical group)
British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service

General Dance Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1995
Place: U.K.
Publisher: British Broadcasting Corporation
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 9144
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-5530 (former)
two-dimensional moving image
Statement of responsibility: BBC ; [film] directed by Simon Broughton ; devised by Kate Flatt and Sally Jacobs ; direction and choreography by Kate Flatt ; direction and design by Sally Jacobs ; music by Muzsikás.
Letterbox format.
Tape also contains ca. 3 min. of additional footage, possibly outtakes, following the end of the program.
Creation/production credits: Executive producer for the BBC, Bob Lockyer.
Performers: Danced by Ruth Beesley, Anna Pons Carrera, Bernadette Iglich, Leo Kersley, Patrick Mahoney, Kevin O'Kane, Ruth Posner, Michael Sherin, Sarah Storer, Kenneth Tharp.
Performers: Children, Tilly Gerrard, Rebecca Rossiter.
Performers: Community dancers from the Riverside Studios Project, rehearsed by Chuck Eldridge.
Performers: Music played by Muzsikás: Mihály Sipos, Sándor Csoóri, Péter Éri, Dániel Hamar.
Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 streaming video file (NTSC) (47 min.) :sd., col.
Cinedance work.
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b13489826
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 14efde20-8502-0135-cb61-0519e51250c2
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1995: Issued
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "The dancing room" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1995.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "The dancing room" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed June 20, 2019.

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1995). The dancing room Retrieved from

Wikipedia Citation

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The dancing room