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Young People's Lecture Series: the history of black culture

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Title
Young People's Lecture Series: the history of black culture
Names
Wilson, Billy, 1935-1994 (Interviewee)
Wilson, Billy, 1935-1994 (Teacher)
Wilson, Billy, 1935-1994 (Dancer)
Robinson, Dyann (Interviewer)
Taylor, Bobby (Interviewee)
Collection

Billy Wilson Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1980 - 1989 (Approximate)
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 6177
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-5152 (former)
Topics
Jazz dance -- Study and teaching
Dancers -- United States -- 20th century
Dance, Black -- United States
Genres
Filmed dance
Interviews
Notes
Statement of responsibility: City of Tuskegee Department of Cultural Affairs.
Performers: Interviewees: Billy Wilson, Bobby Taylor.
Venue: Videotaped in the studio of Tuskegee Dance Theater, Tuskegee, Ala., date not identified.
Acquisition: Gift of Alexis Wilson.
Physical Description
Videocassette
Extent: 1 videocassette (VHS) (99 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Description
Guest artist Billy Wilson teaches ballet and jazz to a class of teenaged girls, accompanied by guest percussionist Bobby Taylor (first 50 min. of cassette 1). With the class as an audience, he then discusses his long and varied career as a dancer, choreographer, and teacher in the U.S. and Europe, including his work in classical ballet, jazz dancing, and musicals. In conclusion, he offers some advice to aspiring young performers. Bobby Taylor, a musician studying veterinary medicine, speaks briefly about his own training, interests, and goals. Following the program, Dyann Robinson is seen dancing a solo in the studio.
Type of Resource
Moving image
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY97-F544
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b13282013
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): fb084670-4b65-0133-9b62-60f81dd2b63c
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1935: Creator Born
  • 1980: Created (Approximate)
  • 1994: Creator Died
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Young People's Lecture Series" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1980 - 1989. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/fc59a400-4b65-0133-bf96-60f81dd2b63c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Young People's Lecture Series" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 3, 2020. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/fc59a400-4b65-0133-bf96-60f81dd2b63c

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1980 - 1989). Young People's Lecture Series Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/fc59a400-4b65-0133-bf96-60f81dd2b63c

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Young People's Lecture Series