Interview with Doris Hering on regional dance
NamesHering, Doris (Interviewee)Frank, Ellen (Interviewer)
Dance Audio Archive
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1978-12-20
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZTO 7-603
TopicsHering, DorisNational Association for Regional BalletBallet -- United States -- 20th centuryDance -- United States -- 20th centuryDance -- Production and directionBalletUnited States
NotesContent: Streaming audio file (approximately 21 minutes). [Introduction of program followed by high-pitched noise.] Ellen Frank introduces Doris Hering, executive director of the National Association for Regional Ballet [NARB]; Doris Hering speaks with Ellen Frank about the growth of dance in the United States; NARB, including its origins and its membership requirements; NARB's five annual regional festivals; the summer (choreographic) craft conferences held for directors of regional companies; NARB's new national choreography plan, created to make new choreography available to regional directors; regional differences in dance as seen in dance companies and their repertoires; NARB's criteria for designating companies as professional; minimum annual budgets of dance companies and the necessity of constant fund-raising; how a community can best support for a company; the role of the artistic director as manager, teacher and choreographer; the current situation and the direction dance in the United States appear to be taking.Funding: The processing 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.Content: Title supplied by cataloger.Venue: Recorded for radio station WJCT-FM, Jacksonville (Fla.) December 20, 1978 Jacksonville (Fla.)
Physical DescriptionAudiotape reelExtent: 1 audiotape reel (approximately 21 min.) : polyester, full-track, 7.5 ips; 7 in.The sound quality is very good.
DescriptionInterview with Doris Hering conducted by Ellen Frank for broadcast by the radio station WJCT-FM, on December 20, 1978 in Jacksonville, Florida.
Type of ResourceSound recording
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 36193335NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12118418Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 663d4360-cb54-0136-c568-047edefee5e7
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