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Title
By word of foot II, Steve Condos and Panel: But can she tap
Names
Condos, Steve (Teacher)
Goldberg, Jane, 1948-
Lee, Mable
Coles, Marion
Levine, Andrea
Sommers, Pamela (Speaker)
Hetherington, Clara
Bufalino, Brenda (Speaker)
Bufalino, Brenda
Banes, Sally (Speaker)
Pratt, Tina
Changing Times Tap Dancing Company
Collection

General Dance Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1982
Table of Contents
Cassette 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 locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 7588
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-5720 (former)
Topics
Tap dancing
Tap dancing -- Study and teaching
Women dancers
Genres
two-dimensional moving image
Dance
Panel discussions
Video
Notes
Title 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 Description
Extent: 2 streaming video files (NTSC) (98 min.) :sd., b&w
Description
Part 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 Resource
Moving image
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY98-F3119
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b13873428
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 2b3aca70-7b99-0135-ed66-0dbc79d87774
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1982: Issued
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "By word of foot II, Steve Condos and Panel: But can she tap" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1982. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/fd434408-616a-488c-b1ca-11e8ed1079bf

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "By word of foot II, Steve Condos and Panel: But can she tap" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 22, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/fd434408-616a-488c-b1ca-11e8ed1079bf

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1982). By word of foot II, Steve Condos and Panel: But can she tap Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/fd434408-616a-488c-b1ca-11e8ed1079bf

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By word of foot II, Steve Condos and Panel: But can she tap