The Paley Center for Media to Host Centennial Tribute to Jerome Robbins

The Paley Center for Media to Host Centennial Tribute to Jerome Robbins

In honor of the 100th anniversary of his birth, The Paley Center for Media will host a discussion on renowned choreographer and director Jerome Robbins and how his work translated to television. The program will also feature screenings of rare interviews and performances.

The discussion will be moderated by Amanda Vaill, author of the biography Somewhere: The Life of Jerome Robbins and feature Stephanie Saland, former New York City Ballet Principal Dancer, Grover Dale, member of the original West Side Story Broadway company, and Sondra Lee, the original "Tiger Lily" in Peter Pan.

The event will take place on Monday, November 5 at 6:30 pm. Tickets are $20 and can be purchased at paleycenter.org.

The Paley Center for Media, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization with locations in New York and Los Angeles, leads the discussion about the cultural, creative, and social significance of television, radio, and emerging platforms. Drawing upon its curatorial expertise, an international collection, and close relationships with the leaders of the media community, the Paley Center examines the intersections between media and society. The general public can access the Paley Center's permanent media collection, which contains over 160,000 television and radio programs and advertisements, and participate in programs that explore and celebrate the creativity, the innovations, the personalities, and the leaders who are shaping media. Through the global programs of its Media Council and International Council, the PaleyCenter also serves as a neutral setting where media professionals can engage in discussion and debate about the evolving media landscape. Previously known as The Museum of Television & Radio, the Paley Center was founded in 1975 by William S. Paley, a pioneering innovator in the industry. For more information, please visit paleycenter.org.

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