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Title
The early years: Nona Schurman class
Additional title: New dance (Choreographic work : Humphrey)
Names
Schurman, Nona (Teacher)
Humphrey, Doris, 1895-1958 (Choreographer)
Ross, Patty Kerr (Director)
Pennebaker, D. A. (Videographer)
Labeille, Daniel (Producer)
Deborah Carr Theatre Dance Ensemble (Performer)
Early years, (1981 : Purchase, N.Y.) (Host)
State University of New York College at Purchase (Sponsor)
Collection

Early Years Collection

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1981-04-10
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 3547
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-950 cassette 44 (former)
Genres
Instructional films
Notes
Content: For a printed program of the festival, see *MGZB The early years (1981 : Purchase, N.Y.) [Programs].
Content: Video documentation of the festival The early years: American modern dance from 1900 through the 1930s, hosted by SUNY College at Purchase, New York, on April 9-12, 1981, under the sponsorship of State University of New York, University-Wide Programs in the Arts. Festival director: Patricia Kerr Ross. Video producer: Daniel Labeille.
Last part of this title can be found on Reel 1 of *MGZIDF 3535, formerly *MGZIC 9-950 cassette 28).
Content: Videotaped in the studio on April 10, 1981 by D. A. Pennebaker. Class in Humphrey technique taught by Nona Schurman. Includes floor work, with emphasis on falls. At the end of the class, students perform as the ensemble in an excerpt from the Variations and conclusion of Doris Humphrey's New dance, while members of the Deborah Carr Theatre Dance Ensemble perform the solo roles. Occasional gaps in recording.
Physical Description
Videocassette
Extent: 3 videocassettes (U-matic) (40 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
Languages
English
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12170827
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 9d067350-3144-0132-7c1a-3c075448cc4b
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  • 1981: Created
  • 2019: Found by you!
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MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "The early years: Nona Schurman class" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1981. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/9decbb80-3144-0132-c1fb-3c075448cc4b

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "The early years: Nona Schurman class" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 16, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/9decbb80-3144-0132-c1fb-3c075448cc4b

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1981). The early years: Nona Schurman class Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/9decbb80-3144-0132-c1fb-3c075448cc4b

Wikipedia Citation

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The early years: Nona Schurman class