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Interview with Paul Russell, 1976

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Interview with Paul Russell, 1976
Russell, Paul, 1947- (Interviewee)
Terry, Walter (Interviewer)

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Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1976
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZTCO 3-838 Side 2
Russell, Paul, 1947-
Dance Theatre of Harlem
Content: Streaming audio file (approximately 33 minutes). Paul Russell speaks with Walter Terry about his background and his decision to become a dancer; the beginning of his formal training, with Joseph Albano; his first performances, with the Hartford Ballet; studying at the School of American Ballet while dancing with the Garden State Ballet; joining Dance Theatre of Harlem; how he describes himself as a dancer including the classical roles he would like to dance; some of his roles at the company including works by Talley Beatty; how his ethnicity and his personality affect his characterization of a role.
Content: Title supplied by cataloger.
Venue: Recorded by Walter Terry 1976 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 Walter Terry
Physical Description
Extent: 1 audiocassette (approximately 33 min.)
Sound quality is good.
Interview with Paul Russell conducted by Walter Terry in 1976 in New York City.
Type of Resource
Sound recording
RLIN/OCLC: 79095622
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12118669
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 4f06f390-7956-0136-d592-71348022e7e5
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Item timeline of events

  • 1976: Created
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Interview with Paul Russell" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1976.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Interview with Paul Russell" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 22, 2020.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1976). Interview with Paul Russell Retrieved from

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Interview with Paul Russell