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Interview with Michael Tracy

Interview with Michael Tracy [sound recording].
Tracy, Michael, 1952-

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AudioSupervised use *MGZMT 3-2415 transcriptPerforming Arts Research Collections - Dance
disc 3AudioUse in library *MGZTL 4-2415 disc 3Performing Arts Research Collections - Dance
discs 1-2AudioUse in library *MGZTL 4-2415 discs 1-2Performing Arts Research Collections - Dance


Additional Authors
Farlow, Lesley.
3 sound discs (ca. 100 min.) : digital; 4 3/4 in. +
  • Discs 1-2 (ca. 90 min.). Michael Tracy discusses his family background, his artistic and physical training; his choice to attend Dartmouth College and his experiences there including inspiring teachers and classes; dance classes with Alison Chase; her influence in developing his concept of choreography; the experimental atmosphere at the college at that time; the early evolution of Pilobolus [Dance Theatre]; his ambivalence and then decision to join the company; his developing identity and acceptance of himself as a performing artist; early structure of the company and first pieces; the evolution of the company's work and process; training a new generation of dancers; economic and administrative strategies for the company's survival and future.
  • Disc 3 (ca. 10 min.). Tracy speaks further about Pilobolus' structure and new directions; his recent choreography including Symbiosis.
Alternative Title
  • Dance Oral History Project.
  • Dance Audio Archive.
  • Interview with Michael Tracy conducted by Lesley Farlow at The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts in New York City on June 29, 2004.
  • For transcript see: *MGZMT 3-2415.
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  • Transcripts may not be photographed or reproduced without permission.
Call Number
*MGZTL 4-2415
Tracy, Michael, 1952- Interviewee
Interview with Michael Tracy [sound recording].
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Transcripts may not be photographed or reproduced without permission.
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Audiotapes -- Tracy, R.
Added Author
Farlow, Lesley. Interviewer
Research Call Number
*MGZTL 4-2415 [sound discs]
*MGZMT 3-2415 [transcript]
*MGZTL 4-2415
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