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The theater and the American student, 1962

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Title
The theater and the American student, 1962
Names
De Mille, Agnes (Speaker)
Collection

Dance Audio Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1962-01-09
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZTO 7-2009
Topics
De Mille, Agnes
Performing arts -- Audiences
Labor unions -- Theatrical employees
Art appreciation
Genres
Lectures
Notes
Content: Streaming audio file (approximately 53 minutes). [Applause.] Agnes de Mille speaks about her student days at UCLA (University of California, Los Angeles) including the kind of dance taught at the time; anecdotes about choreographing for the varsity award ceremonies; how she defines living theater; the performer-audience relationship in live theater, in television, and in motion pictures including the direct audience comments in the case of previews; the responsibilities of the live theater audience; American audiences; the influence of the New York arts critics; the effect on the performing arts of the labor unions and their work rules; the intellectual apathy of the American public; the responsibility of students to develop their judgment and discrimination; reads aloud from a work by [Joseph] Conrad; the rewards of artistic appreciation.
Content: Title supplied by cataloger.
Venue: Recorded at Michigan State University January 9, 1962 East Lansing (Mich.)
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.
Physical Description
Audiotape reel
Extent: 1 audiotape reel (approximately 53 min.) : polyester; full-track, 7.5 ips; 7 in.
The sound quality is good.
Description
Lecture by Agnes de Mille on the theater and the American student, recorded January 9, 1962 at Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan.
Type of Resource
Sound recording
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 36936912
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12117153
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 58754be0-4c82-0136-61c0-7d3e5781a78a
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Item timeline of events

  • 1962: Created
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "The theater and the American student" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1962. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/bc798550-3ba4-0134-e79a-60f81dd2b63c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "The theater and the American student" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 15, 2020. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/bc798550-3ba4-0134-e79a-60f81dd2b63c

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1962). The theater and the American student Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/bc798550-3ba4-0134-e79a-60f81dd2b63c

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The theater and the American student