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Barbra Berlovitz Collection of Theatre de la Jeune Lune Video Recordings

 Collection
Identifier: PA094a

Scope and Content Note

The collection contains nine video recordings on VHS and Umatic formats. A majority of the tapes contain footae from Theatre de la Jeune Lune performance from the late 1980s to early 1990s. Also included is a recording of "Paf" and "Jeux de Masques," a work created by Berlovitz and Dominique Serrand prior to founding Theatre de la Jeune Lune.

Dates

  • [1976-1992]

Language of Materials

English

Restrictions on Access

The collection is open and available for use by researchers in the Andersen Library Reading Room.

Restrictions on Use

Copyright is retained by the copyright holders.

Biographical or Historical Note

Barbra Berlovitz is a theatre artist and instructor in Minneapolis, Minnesota. After graduting from Ecole Jacques Lecoq in Paris, France, she formed a performance duo with Dominique Serrand. The two artists performed under the name Berlovitz and Serrand in France and the USA for several years before co-founding the Tony Award-winning Theatre de la Jeune Lune in Minneapolis. Berlovitz served as co-artistic director for the company for twenty-five years, during which time she directed, performed, and created new work. She continues to act and direct in the Minneapolis/Saint Paul area, as well as teach. She is an instructor with Augsburg College and the University of Minnesota, and co-instructs workshops through Studio 206.

Extent

1 box (1 linear feet)

Abstract

Collection contains 9 video recordings of Theatre de la Jeune Lune and Berlovitz and Serrand performances.

Physical Location

Mezzanine

Acquisition

The collection was donated to the Performing Arts Archives by Barbra Berlovitz in 2015.

Related Material

Related collections at the University of Minnesota Libraries include: Theatre de la Jeune Lune Records (PA094)

Processing Information

The collection was processed and the finding aid written by Kathryn Hujda, 2015, with generous support from Creative Heritage Initiative donors.
Title
Barbra Berlovitz Collection of Theatre de la Jeune Lune Video Recordings
Author
Kathryn Hujda
Date
July 2015
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

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