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Festival of the dance

Title
Festival of the dance [electronic resource]
Publication
1973.

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Details

Additional Authors
  • Weidman, Charles
  • Limón, José
  • Taliaferro, Clay
  • DeSoto, Edward
  • Tarnay, Linda
  • Woodin, Peter
  • Perez, Rudy
  • Humphrey, Doris, 1895-1958
  • Steeg, Ted.
  • Humphrey, Doris, 1895-1958.
  • American Dance Festival.
  • American Dance Festival Repertory Company.
Description
1 streaming video file (NTSC) (60 min.) : sd., b&w.
Uniform Title
  • House divided (Choreographic work : Weidman)
  • Flickers (Choreographic work : Weidman)
  • Emperor Jones (Choreographic work : Limón)
  • Asparagus beach (Choreographic work : Perez)
  • With my red fires (Choreographic work : Humphrey)
Subjects
Note
  • Subtitle: Glimpses through time of America's own art form.
Access (note)
  • Patrons can access streaming video file only at the Library for the Performing Arts.
Credits (note)
  • Produced for the New Hampshire Network. Written and directed by Ted Steeg. Lighting designer: Thomas Skelton. Music director: Gerald Tarack. Narrator: Marvin Silbersheer.
Contents
DANCE CONTENTS. - Reel 1 (32 1/2 min.) New dance: Excerpt. Choreography: Doris Humphrey. Choreography for prelude and third theme: Charles Weidman. Reconstructed by Charles Weidman, Edith Clurman, and Beatrice Seckler. Music: Wallingford Riegger. Leading roles: Linda Tarnay (Doris Humphrey's role) and Peter Woodin (Charles Weidman's role). A house divided: Brief b&w. clip. Choreography: Charles Weidman. - Reel 2 (27 1/2 min.) Flickers: Excerpt. Choreography: Charles Weidman. Music: Lionel Nowak. New dance: Excerpt. Emperor Jones: Excerpt. Choreography: José Limón, Based on the play by Eugene O'Neill. Staged by Daniel Lewis. Music: Heitor Villa-Lobos. Leading roles: Clay Taliaferro (Emperor Jones) and Edward DeSoto (White man). Asparagus beach: Excerpt. Choreography and sound: Rudy Perez. With my red fires: Excerpt. Choreography: Doris Humphrey. Staged by Christine Clark. Music: Wallingford Riegger.
Call Number
*MGZIDF 6408
Title
Festival of the dance [electronic resource]
Imprint
1973.
Credits
Produced for the New Hampshire Network. Written and directed by Ted Steeg. Lighting designer: Thomas Skelton. Music director: Gerald Tarack. Narrator: Marvin Silbersheer.
Performer
Performed by the American Dance Festival Repertory Company: Anne DeGange, Edward DeSoto, Dian Dong, Randall Faxon, Raymond Johnson, Ryland Jordan, Pamela Knisel, Rael Lamb, Dalienne Majors, Nancy Scher, Marc Stevens, Ted Striggles, Clay Taliaferro, Linda Tarnay, Nina Watt, Peter Woodin, and Debra Zalkind.
Summary
Summary: Documentary on the 25th annual American Dance Festival at Connecticut College, New London, Connecticut. Includes interviews with Charles Weidman, José Limón, and Rudy Perez, a brief sketch of the history of modern dance, and excerpts from various dances.
Restricted Access
Patrons can access streaming video file only at the Library for the Performing Arts.
Local Note
Former call number: *MGZIC 7-98.
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Local Subject
Motion pictures. Festival of the dance.
Added Author
Weidman, Charles, choreographer. Interviewee
Limón, José, choreographer. Interviewee
Taliaferro, Clay, dancer.
DeSoto, Edward, dancer.
Tarnay, Linda, dancer.
Woodin, Peter, dancer.
Perez, Rudy, choreographer. Interviewee
Humphrey, Doris, 1895-1958, choreographer.
Steeg, Ted. Director
American Dance Festival.
American Dance Festival Repertory Company.
Humphrey, Doris, 1895-1958. New dance.
Added Title
House divided (Choreographic work : Weidman)
Flickers (Choreographic work : Weidman)
Emperor Jones (Choreographic work : Limón)
Asparagus beach (Choreographic work : Perez)
With my red fires (Choreographic work : Humphrey)
Research Call Number
*MGZIDF 6408
*MGZIC 7-98 (former)
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