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Interview with Leon Danielian, Jean Erdman, and Laurence A. Meyers

Interview with Leon Danielian, Jean Erdman, and Laurence A. Meyers [sound recording]

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AudioUse in library *MGZTC 3-1900Performing Arts Research Collections - Dance


Additional Authors
  • Danielian, Leon, 1920-1997.
  • Erdman, Jean.
  • Meyers, Laurence A.
  • Horosko, Marian.
  • Reiss, Alvin H.
  • DHCA.
1 sound cassette (25 min.)
  • Mr. Danielian discusses ballet technique; how the dancer molds the body in class; center work as a continuance of barre work; "feeling" turns; allowing the dancer's individuality to emerge; and the lack of communication between teachers. [4 min.]
  • Ms. Erdman describes her studio on West 14th Street; studio and workshop performances; teaching children, teens and beginners' classes; New York University's dance program for dancers, actors, writers, and directors; working with actors on Finnegan's wake; dance and theater critics; the requirements for taking class at her school; and the New York University School of the Arts program and scholarship arrangements. [12 min.]
  • Mr. Meyers talks about the New York Board of Trade Arts Advisory Council-sponsored workshop as a catalyst for sponsoring a Herbert Migdoll exhibit; the "Arts in your life" project for developing new audiences; information on attending performances at the Fashion Institute of Technology; future plans for supporting arts programs; and how arts organizations can apply for support. [9 min.]
Gift of Marian Horosko. Oral History Archive.
Uniform Title
Dance, New York (Radio program)
  • Mr. Danielian and Ms. Erdman are interviewed by Marian Horosko, and Mr. Meyers by Alvin H. Reiss, for radio station WBAI, New York City, as part of its series Dance, New York.
Call Number
*MGZTC 3-1900
Interview with Leon Danielian, Jean Erdman, and Laurence A. Meyers [sound recording]
Local Note
Preservation master tape in: *MGZTO 7-1900.
Master dubbing tape in: *MGZTD 10-1900.
Local Subject
Audiotapes -- Danielian, L.
Audiotapes -- Erdman, J.
Audiotapes -- Meyers, L.
Added Author
Danielian, Leon, 1920-1997. Interviewee
Erdman, Jean. Interviewee
Meyers, Laurence A. Interviewee
Horosko, Marian. Interviewer
Reiss, Alvin H. Interviewer
Added Title
Dance, New York (Radio program)
Research Call Number
*MGZTC 3-1900
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