By word of foot II, Steve Condos and Panel: But can she tap
NamesCondos, Steve (Teacher)Goldberg, Jane, 1948- Lee, MableColes, MarionLevine, AndreaSommers, Pamela (Speaker)Hetherington, ClaraBufalino, Brenda (Speaker)Bufalino, BrendaBanes, Sally (Speaker)Pratt, TinaChanging Times Tap Dancing Company
General Dance Video Archive
Dates / OriginDate Issued: 1982
Table of ContentsCassette 1. Class taught by Steve Condos (ca. 30 min.).Panel discussion: But can she tap (ca. 30 min.) / panelists, Mable Lee, Marion Coles, Birdie Lee (?) Woods, Andrea Levine, Pamela Sommers, Clara Phoebe Hetherington, Dorothy Anderson (?), Brenda Bufalino, Amy Duncan, Sally Banes, Tina Pratt ; introduced by Jane Goldberg. The panelists describe how they started tap dancing, then examine questions of whether there are male and female images or styles in tap ; how gender stereotypes affect audience perceptions ; whether the difference in men's and women's tap shoes affect the performer.Cassette 2. Continuation of panel discussion (ca. 25 min.) / The panelists discuss whether the notion of competition and challenge is as prevalent among women as it is among men, and whether and how women compete against men ; whether there is a social exclusion of women tap dancers comparable to that of women visual artists ; and the effects of the 20-year dormancy of tap dancing. A question-and-answer period concludes the session.Informal performances by panelists (ca. 13 min.) / danced in order of appearance by Clara Hetherington, Andrea Levine, Tina Pratt, Brenda Bufalino, Jane Goldberg and Marion Coles (duet), Mable Lee.
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDF 7588Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-5720 (former)
TopicsTap dancingTap dancing -- Study and teachingWomen dancers
Genrestwo-dimensional moving imageDancePanel discussionsVideo
NotesTitle provided by Jane Goldberg.Remastered on Betacam by Dance Collection.Venue: Videotaped at New York University, New York, on December 4, 1982.Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Physical DescriptionExtent: 2 streaming video files (NTSC) (98 min.) :sd., b&w
DescriptionPart of the documentation of By word of foot II, a tap dancing festival presented by the Changing Times Tap Dancing Company on December 3 and 4, 1982.
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: NYPY98-F3119NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b13873428Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 2b3aca70-7b99-0135-ed66-0dbc79d87774
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