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Media, circa 1980-2007

 Series 7.a

This series contains over 2,000 audio and video recordings of Liz Lerman Dance Exchange performances, rehearsals, workshops, interviews and music/audio scores. The recordings exist on a variety of formats including, but not limited to, VHS, Beta, U-Matic, reel-to-reel, audio cassette.

A box inventory of the Media series is not available online, but is available for use in-person with assistance from the curator. Please contact the curator for more information about the Dance Exchange Media Database and using materials in the Media series.


  • circa 1980-2007

Physical Description

2,260 items

Use and Access to Collection

The collection is open for research use. Materials from this collection must be used in the Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library's Irving and Margery Morgan Lowens Special Collections Room during SCPA’s operating hours. Please contact the curator for an appointment or if you have questions related to digital access of the materials.


This series is arranged chronologically and then alphabetically by title, with undated video recordings appearing at the end of the series.

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

This series contains audiovisual materials. Digital copies must be used. If no copy exists, one must be made prior to use. If you would like to access these materials, please contact us prior to your visit.

Existence and Location of Copies

More than 1,100 of these video recordings have been digitized and can be viewed in UMD's Digital Collections website.

Physical Description

2,260 items

Library Details

Part of the Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library

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