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The tempest live with the San Francisco Ballet

Title
The tempest [videorecording] : live with the San Francisco Ballet / a co-production of KQED and WNET-TV ; directed by Emile Ardolino ; produced by Emile Ardolino and Judy Kinberg ; choreography by Michael Smuin ; music by Paul Seiko Chihara after Henry Purcell ; scenario based on the play by William Shakespeare.
Publication
U.S. : PBS, 1981.

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Description
3 videocassettes (U-matic, NTSC) (120 min.) : sd. col.; 3/4 in.
Donor/Sponsor
Gift of WNET/13, New York.
Uniform Title
Tempest (Choreographic work : Smuin)
Genre/Form
  • Dance.
  • Video.
Credits (note)
  • Scenery, Tony Walton; costumes, Willa Kim; lighting, Sara Linnie Slocum; executive producer, Jac Venza.
Performer (note)
  • Attila Ficzere (Prospero), David McNaughton (Ariel), Evelyn Cisneros (Miranda), Tomm Ruud (Ferdinand), and Horatio Cifuentes (Caliban), others.
  • Host: Gene Kelly.
Event (note)
  • Telecast by PBS on April 5, 1981 as a part of the Dance in America series. Taped in performance and rehearsal at the War Memorial Opera House in San Francisco.
Contents
Cassette 1. Introduction by Gene Kelly. The tempest, Act I. Smuin commentary on the dancers and designers he worked with on The tempest, with rehearsals and conferences shown. Kelly interviews Smuin on the making of The tempest -- Cassette 2. Interview with Smuin continued. The tempest, Act II.
Call Number
*MGZIC 9-512
Title
The tempest [videorecording] : live with the San Francisco Ballet / a co-production of KQED and WNET-TV ; directed by Emile Ardolino ; produced by Emile Ardolino and Judy Kinberg ; choreography by Michael Smuin ; music by Paul Seiko Chihara after Henry Purcell ; scenario based on the play by William Shakespeare.
Imprint
U.S. : PBS, 1981.
Country of Producing Entity
U.S.
Event
Telecast by PBS on April 5, 1981 as a part of the Dance in America series. Taped in performance and rehearsal at the War Memorial Opera House in San Francisco.
Credits
Scenery, Tony Walton; costumes, Willa Kim; lighting, Sara Linnie Slocum; executive producer, Jac Venza.
Performer
Performed by members of the San Francisco Ballet.
Cast
Attila Ficzere (Prospero), David McNaughton (Ariel), Evelyn Cisneros (Miranda), Tomm Ruud (Ferdinand), and Horatio Cifuentes (Caliban), others.
Performer
Host: Gene Kelly.
Local Subject
Ballet in television. The tempest.
Television. Dance in America.
Added Author
Smuin, Michael, choreographer.
Smuin, Michael. Commentator
Smuin, Michael. Interviewee
Ficzere, Attila, dancer.
McNaughton, David, dancer.
Cisneros, Evelyn, dancer.
Ruud, Tomm, dancer.
Cifuentes, Horacio, dancer.
Kelly, Gene, 1912-1996, host.
Walton, Tony, 1934-2022, set designer.
Chihara, Paul, 1938- Composer
Kim, Willa. Costume designer
Slocum, Sara Linnie. Lighting designer
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Tempest.
Purcell, Henry, 1659-1695. Composer
Ardolino, Emile. Producer
Ardolino, Emile. Director
Kinberg, Judy. Producer
Venza, Jac. Producer
San Francisco Ballet.
WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.)
KQED-TV (Television station : San Francisco, Calif.)
Added Title
Tempest (Choreographic work : Smuin)
Gift of WNET/13, New York.
Research Call Number
*MGZIC 9-512
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