Kimberly Hale, Acquisitions Librarian/Coordinator of Collection Development
Columbia College Library
624 South Michigan Avenue Chicago, IL 60605
(312) 663-1600, x5355 (voice) (312) 663-1707 (fax)
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Date: Wed, 23 Apr 1997 09:29:11 -0700
From: Betty Woerner <bwoerner@REED.EDU>
Subject: Re: needed: retail catalogues for dance videos
Cunningham Dance Foundation, Inc.
463 West Street
New York, NY 10014
American Dance Festival
2355 University Ave.
Madison, WI 53705
FAX: (608) 231-1969
Michael Blackwood Productions
251 West 57th St.
New York, NY 10019
On Wed, 23 Apr 1997, Marcia M. Parsons wrote:
> Great opportunity! I just wrote a paper on acquisition of dance materials
> for pub later this yr by Bill Katz etc. and here are some distributors of
> dance videos which may help you.
> First of all try Dance FIlms Association (http://virtualscape.com/dance_films/
> 31 W. 21st St., NW, 3rd floor, New York, New York (212) 727-0764
> Princeton Book Company (and Videos)
> Cinema Guild Video and Dance (http: //www.cinemaguild.com/cinemaguild)
> JVC Vdeio Anthology of Music and Dance
> HBO video
> Home Vision
> Media for the arts (http://www.art-history.com)
> Mystic Fire Video
> New York City Ballet Gift Shop (http://www.nycballet.com/GiftShop/Videos.html)
> University of California, Berkeley, Extension Media center
> Video Arts International (VIA)
> Voyager Company
> Women Make Movies
> Ambrose Video (http:www.ambrosevideo.com)
> Bullfrog Films (video)
> FIlms for the Humanities
> Performing Arts Buyers Guide
> Susan Braun's Modern Dance and Ballet on Film and Video (1986) by the Dance
> Films Association seems the most up-to-date bibliography.
> Hope this helps.
> >Please help!
> >Our dance department is about to have its degree programme approved.
> >We have just heard that there is some money that we can apply for to
> >secure library materials to support the new programme.
> >What I am urgently needing are recent catalogs or names of companies
> >who produce/distribute legal videotapes of ballet and dance material.
> >We are particularly interested in 20th century dance styles.
> >As usual, the deadline for motivations for the funding applications
> >is very narrow. Accordingly, I would be glad to receive fax numbers,
> >email addresses, or urls for commercial websites.
> >The dance staff do not want to miss this rare opportunity to inject
> >some substance into our video collection.... but we don't know what
> >is available.
> >Thanks very much for any pointers.
> > Allison Rubia Allison@uctlib.uct.ac.za
> > W.H. Bell Music Library Tel. (021) 650-2624
> > University of Cape Town Fax (021) 650-2627
> > Private Bag, Rondebosch 7700
> Marcia M. Parsons
> Head Librarian, Fine Arts Library
> The University of Texas at Austin
> Austin, Texas 78713
> voice mail: 512-495-4482
> e-mail: Marcia@mail.utexas.edu