Manuel Alum Dance Company

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Manuel Alum Dance Company
Additional title: Flores para Casals (Choreographic work : Alum)
Additional title: Dream R.E.M. (Choreographic work : Alum)
Alum, Manuel (Choreographer)
Nathan, Peter Wilfred (Dancer)
Palo, Jennifer (Dancer)
Psinas, Elvira (Dancer)
Dalgin, Felice (Dancer)
Coker, Kevin (Dancer)
Bach, Johann Sebastian, 1685-1750 (Composer)
Krauze, Zygmunt (Composer)
Benford, Tigger (Composer)
Blu (Lighting designer)
Manuel Alum Dance Company (Performer)
Alum, Manuel (Dancer)
Alum, Manuel (Costume designer)

Manuel Alum Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1978
Table of Contents
Flores para Casals (ca. 17 min.) / music, J.S. Bach ; danced by the company.
Dream R.E.M. #422784 [excerpt] (ca. 8 min.) / music, Zygmunt Krauze ; danced by Elvira Psinas and Peter Nathan. The ending is performed twice.
Dream R.E.M. #95733 [excerpt] (ca. 7 min.) / music, Tigger Benford (improvised percussion score) ; danced by the company.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 9669
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-4900 (former)
Riverside Dance Festival
two-dimensional moving image
Statement of responsibility: choreography and costumes by Manuel Alum.
Title from house program.
For other works recorded at the June 11, 1978 performance, see *MGZIC 9-4867 and *MGZIC 9-4880, both titled Manuel Alum Dance Company.
Creation/production credits: Lighting for performance, Blu.
Performers: Danced by the Manuel Alum Dance Company: Manuel Alum, Peter Nathan, Jennifer Palo, Elvira Psinas, Felice Dalgin, and Kevin Coker.
Venue: Flores para Casals: videotaped in performance at the Theater of the Riverside Church, New York, on June 11, 1978, during the Riverside Dance Festival.
Venue: Dream R.E.M. #422784 and Dream R.E.M. #95733: videotaped in stage rehearsal, in costume, at the Theater of the Riverside Church, New York, probably in June 1978.
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) (34 min.) : sound, black and white ; 3/4 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12392932
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 04d62f70-8a74-0135-f5eb-00cfb61f4d3c
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

  • 1978: Created
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Manuel Alum Dance Company" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1978.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Manuel Alum Dance Company" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 19, 2019.

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1978). Manuel Alum Dance Company Retrieved from

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Manuel Alum Dance Company