The Batsheva Dance Company of Israel, 1970Additional title: Dance focus (Radio program)
NamesSchenfeld, Rina (Interviewee)Stern, Nurit (Interviewee)Ben-David, Ehud (Interviewee)Ron, Rahamim (Interviewee)Walker, Norman (Interviewee)Rogosin, Elinor (Interviewer)WBAI Radio (New York, N.Y.) (Contributor)
Dance Audio Archive
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1970-11-22
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZTC 3-688 reel 11, side A (former)
Topicsbaroness, Rothschild, Bethsabée deStern, NuritSchenfeld, RinaRon, RahamimBen-David, EhudWalker, NormanLahaḳat ha-maḥol Bat-ShevaʻMythical hunters (Choreographic work : Tetley)
NotesContent: Streaming file (approximately 19 minutes). Elinor Rogosin introduces her guests, Rina Schenfeld, Rahamim Ron, Nurit Stern, and Ehud Ben-David, members of the Batsheva Dance Company [Lahaḳat ha-maḥol Bat-Shevaʻ], and [choreographer] Norman Walker; the Company members speak about their respective backgrounds and the founding of the Company under the auspices of Bethsabée de Rothschild; the year of preparation prior to its 1963 debut; Martha Graham's extensive contributions to the Company during this period and its early years; the many choreographers who have created works for the Company, including Glen Tetley and his work Mythical hunters; Norman Walker speaks about working with the Company; Rina Schenfeld speaks about the dancers' choreography workshop and her work Curtains; Walker speaks about the Company's vitality and how this informs its performances; Rogosin and the dancers speak about the Company's touring schedule in the United States; Rahamim Ron [?] speaks about his time in New York City and dancing with Martha Graham's company [Martha Graham Dance Company].Content: Title supplied by cataloger.Venue: Recorded by Elinor Rogosin December 13,1970 New York (N.Y.)Funding: The conservation 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.Acquisition: Gift of Elinor Rogosin
Physical DescriptionAudiocassetteExtent: 1 audiocassette (approximately 19 min.) : polyesterSound quality is good. There is occasional extraneous noise, but for the most part, the speakers' voices are easily intelligible.
DescriptionElinor Rogosin, as host, speaks with Rina Schenfeld, Rahamim Ron, Nurit Stern, and Ehud Ben-David, members of the Batsheva Dance Company [Lahaḳat ha-maḥol Bat-Shevaʻ], and with choreographer Norman Walker, about the Batsheva Dance Company, for broadcast on December 13, 1970 by radio station WBAI, New York on its series Dance focus.
Type of ResourceSound recording
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 82357597NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12118513Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): c60a3af0-b2b4-0133-f9d7-60f81dd2b63c
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