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School of American Ballet (Motion picture)

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Moving imageUse in library *MGZHB 16-1370Performing Arts Research Collections - Dance


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1 reel. 43 min. 1540 ft. : sd. b&w.; 16 mm.
Gift of Virginia Brooks.
  • Filmed by Virginia Brooks in the spring of 1972. Sound: Anthony Zaza. Executive producer: Julian Hochberg.
Call Number
*MGZHB 16-1370
School of American Ballet (Motion picture)
Documentary on the School of American Ballet, New York City. Faculty and students are seen in various classes and in rehearsal. Introduced by Eugenie Ouroussow, executive director, and Natalie Molostwoff, associate director. The teachers who appear are: Alexandra Danilova, Felia Doubrovska, Muriel Stuart, Helene Dudin, Antonina Tumkovsky, Elise Reiman, Stanley Williams (teaching the men's class) and Helgi Tomasson (teaching adagio class). George Balanchine and Madame Danilova are seen conducting a rehearsal for the advanced students' workshop performance of Swan lake, Act I. Fernando Bujones appears both in class and in rehearsal for his graduation performance. Includes excerpts from the workshop performance, May 24, 1972, of Swan lake, Act I, staged by Alexandra Danilova. Soloists were Connie Rosenberg, Jann Mari Trambert, and Fernando Bujones.
Local Subject
Ballet in motion pictures. School of American Ballet.
Added Author
Ouroussow, Eugenie.
Molostwoff, Natalie.
Danilova, Alexandra, 1907-1997.
Balanchine, George.
Doubrovska, Felia, 1896-1981.
Stuart, Muriel, 1900-1991.
Dudin, Helene.
Tumkovsky, Antonina.
Reiman, Elise.
Williams, Stanley, 1925-1997.
Helgi Tómasson, 1942-
Bujones, Fernando, 1955-2005, dancer.
Trambert, Jann Mari, dancer.
Rosenberg, Connie, dancer.
Brooks, Virginia Loring. Producer
Added Title
Gift of Virginia Brooks.
Research Call Number
*MGZHB 16-1370
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