Research Catalog

Interview with Cynthia Gregory

Title
Interview with Cynthia Gregory , 1978
Author
Gregory, Cynthia
Publication
1978

Available Online

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Details

Additional Authors
Kaptzan, Kyra Lynn
Description
One streaming audio file (approximately 32 minutes): digital
Summary
Streaming audio file (approximately 32 minutes). Cynthia Gregory speaks with Kyra Lynn Kaptzan about dancing with American Ballet Theatre, including her first solo roles; her favorite roles; compares dancing particular roles in classical ballets with dancing particular roles in modern ballets; her early ballet training and performances in Los Angeles and subsequently with the San Francisco Ballet; the circumstances of her joining American Ballet Theatre, including the reasons she did not join New York City Ballet; the reasons for her sudden retirement from American Ballet Theatre; her second marriage, to John Hemminger; her return to dancing at American Ballet Theatre; her differences with the company regarding a potential partner; the current lack of new roles being created for her; working with choreographers, including Eliot Feld in At midnight; working with George Balanchine.
Donor/Sponsor
Oral History Archive.
Uniform Title
Ballet Beat (Radio program)
Subjects
Genre/Form
Radio interviews.
Note
  • Interview with Cynthia Gregory conducted by Kyra Lynn Kaptzan on June 7, 1978 for the radio program Ballet Beat on WNYU-FM and broadcast on Oct. 24, 1978.
  • Sound quality is good overall, but the recording is marred by "tape hiss."
  • Title supplied by cataloger.
Access (note)
  • Patrons may access streaming audio only on site at The New York Public Library research libraries.
Funding (note)
  • The conservation and cataloging of this recording was made possible in part by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature. The support of the National Endowment for the Arts is also gratefully acknowledged.
Source (note)
  • Kyra Lynn Kaptzan
Call Number
*MGZTCO 3-1987, side A
OCLC
185035552
Author
Gregory, Cynthia, interviewee.
Title
Interview with Cynthia Gregory , 1978
Production
1978
Type of Content
spoken word
Type of Medium
audio
Type of Carrier
online resource
Digital File Characteristics
audio file
Restricted Access
Patrons may access streaming audio only on site at The New York Public Library research libraries.
Event
Recorded for the program Ballet Beat on WNYU-FM 1978, June 7 New York (N.Y.)
Funding
The conservation and cataloging of this recording was made possible in part by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature. The support of the National Endowment for the Arts is also gratefully acknowledged.
Original Version
Original format: one sound cassette (approximately 32 minutes); transferred to wav file and streaming file format (myd_mgztco31987_v01f01_sc) in 2015.
Local Note
Former call number: *MGZTC 3-1987, side A
Source
Gift Kyra Lynn Kaptzan
Connect to:
NYPL Digital Collections
Added Author
Kaptzan, Kyra Lynn, interviewer.
Added Title
Ballet Beat (Radio program)
Research Call Number
*MGZTCO 3-1987, side A
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