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Choreography by Jerome Robbins with the New York City Ballet

 Item
Identifier: D002.01.0004.0001.00002
2 photographs on one sheet: (left) portrait of renowned choreographer Jerome Robbins. (right) Joseph Duell, Kipling Houston and Jean-Pierre Frohlich perform in Robbins' ''Fancy Free'' as part of the Great Performances Dance in America special ''choreography by Jerome Robbins with the New York City Ballet.''

Dates

  • 1943-1986

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Extent

1 items (photograph)

Scope and Contents

From the Series: This series contains photographs collected by curator Glenn Giffin.

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

8 x 10 inches black and white

General

Title from inscription on front of image.

Inscription and Marks

Typed on back of photographic print: ''Choreography by Jerome Robbins, with the New York City Ballet, Friday May 2 at 9 PM. Great Performances presents Dance In America. Presented on the Public Broadcasting Service by WNET/New York. Made possible by a major grant fron Exxon and public television stations. Great Performances is presented by the Great Perforances Alliance: WNET/New York; KERA/Dalas-Ft. Worth; KQED/San Francisco; SCETV/Columbia, S.C.; and WTTW/Chicago. Great Performances -- ''Fancy Free'' (shown at right with Joseph Duell, Kipling Houston and Jean-Pierre Frohlich) made its choreographer Jerome Robbins (left) famous overnight after the premiere of its original production in 1944. The work and a later Robbins' ballet, ''Antique Epigraphs'' (1984), are showcased in ''Choreography by Jerome Robbins, with the New York City Ballet,'' airing on the acclaimed Great Perforances' Dance in America series Friday, May 2, 9-10:00 p.m. (ET) on public television. (Check local listings.) Considered by many American's foremost choreographer, Robbins joined the New York City Ballet in 1949 and today shares the postion of Ballet Master-in-Chief wiht Peter Martins. Great Performances is made possible by a major grant from EXXON. Additional funding is provided by the National Endowment for the Arts, the Corporation fo Public Broadcasting and public television stations. Photo Credits - Jerome Robbins: Frederic Ohringer, ''Fance Free'': Martha Swope.'' Written on back of photographic print: 1986.'' Written on front of folder: ''Portrait + Joseph Duell, Kipling Houston, Jean-Pierre Frohlich, ''Fancy Free'' (Robbins) 1986 credit: Frederic Ohringer, Martha Swope, 2 pics on one sheet. Pub. for ''Choreography by Jerome Robbins with the New York City Ballet'' - Dance in America/Great Performances - 2 copies.''

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