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Baryshnikov: the dancer and the dance

Baryshnikov: the dancer and the dance [videorecording]

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Additional Authors
  • Baryshnikov, Mikhail, 1948-
  • Tcherkassky, Marianna
  • Goh, Choo San
  • MacLaine, Shirley, 1934-
  • Barber, Samuel, 1910-1981.
  • Cash, Tony, 1933-
  • American Ballet Theatre.
1 videocassette (VHS, NTSC) (82 min.) : sd., col.; 1/2 in.
Uniform Title
Configurations (Choreographic work : Choo San Goh)
Dance rehearsals.
  • A Millrose Enterprises production in association with M. Baryshnikov Productions and London Weekend Television Ltd. Distributed by Kultur.
  • Produced & directed by Tony Cash. Narrator: Shirley MacLaine. Script: Marilyn Nissinson. Ballet performance filmed at Brooklyn Academy of Music.
SUMMARY. - Part I. In an interview, Mikhail Baryshnikov comments on his early training with Alexander Pushkin, the New York dance scene, and his role as director of American Ballet Theatre. Includes footage of Baryshnikov coaching Peter Fonseca and Cheryl Yeager in George Balanchine's Theme and variations. - Part II. Choreographer Choo San Goh rehearses members of American Ballet Theatre in the ballet Configurations, commissioned for the company. Pianist John Browning discusses the difficulties of the music by Samuel Barber. Configurations. Choreography: Choo San Goh. Music: Samuel Barber. Performed by: Marianna Tcherkassky, Mikhail Baryshnikov, Kristine Elliott, Elaine Kudo, Rebecca Wright, Peter Fonseca, Charles Maple, Johan Renvall, Brian Adams, John Gardner, Patrick Hinson, Raymond Perrin, Lawrence Pech, and Serge Rodnunsky.
Call Number
*MGZIA 4-429
Baryshnikov: the dancer and the dance [videorecording]
Local Subject
Ballet in television. Baryshnikov: the dancer and the dance.
Added Author
Baryshnikov, Mikhail, 1948- Interviewee
Tcherkassky, Marianna, dancer.
Goh, Choo San, choreographer.
MacLaine, Shirley, 1934- Narrator
Barber, Samuel, 1910-1981. Composer
Cash, Tony, 1933- producer.
Cash, Tony, 1933- director.
American Ballet Theatre.
Added Title
Configurations (Choreographic work : Choo San Goh)
Research Call Number
*MGZIA 4-429
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