KoKoRo Dance

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KoKoRo Dance
Bourget, Barbara (Choreographer)
Hirabayashi, Jay (Choreographer)
Burke, Alan (Producer)
Rosen, Robert (Composer)
Bourget, Barbara (Dancer)
Hirabayashi, Jay (Dancer)
Burke, Alan (Director)
Kokoro Dance (Performer)

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Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1991
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 3229
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-3862 (former)
Dance -- Japan
Choreographers -- Canada
Kokoro Dance
Television programs
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Documentary films
Produced by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Producer/director: Alan Burke. Executive producer: Adrienne Clarkson. Performance director: Wayne Moss.
Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a donation from Lynn Garafola.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 videocassette (U-matic) (20 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 3/4 in.
Documentary on KoKoRo Dance Company, the only Butō dance company in Canada. Archival footage taken during World War II in Japan accompanies a summary of the origin and development of Butō. Company directors Barbara Bourget and Jay Hirabayashi, who are seen rehearsing in the studio and preparing for performance, talk about the Butō aestheic and their company's aims. They are seen performing their work Aeon, to music by Robert Rosen.
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY936040423-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12175022
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 00c03db0-7453-0134-5a58-00505686a51c
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  • 1991: Created
  • 2018: Digitized
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  • 2021

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "KoKoRo Dance" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1991. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/a2bab330-a9fa-0133-823f-60f81dd2b63c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "KoKoRo Dance" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed February 18, 2020. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/a2bab330-a9fa-0133-823f-60f81dd2b63c

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1991). KoKoRo Dance Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/a2bab330-a9fa-0133-823f-60f81dd2b63c

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KoKoRo Dance