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Jerry Ames Tap Dance Company (Videotape)

Jerry Ames Tap Dance Company (Videotape)

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Additional Authors
  • Altman, Marcia,
  • Ames, Jerry,
  • Brooks, Virginia Loring.
  • Jerry Ames Tap Dance Company.
  • Luthern, Lenore,
  • Orrach, Joe,
  • Perri, Laraine,
  • Peters, Anthony, tap dancer.
  • Riverside Dance Festival.
  • Wawro, Cheryl,
1 cassette. 82 min. : sd. color NTSC.; 1/2 in. (VHS)
  • Single camera record videotaped in performance at the Theater of the Riverside Church, New York, on May 14, 1983, during the Riverside Dance Festival by Virginia Brooks.
  • Choreography: Jerry Ames. Costumes: Jesse Guerra. Lighting: Gordon Link.
  • Danced by the Jerry Ames Tap Dance Company: Marcia Altman, Jerry Ames, Lenore Luthern, Joe Orrach, Laraine Perri, Anthony Peters, and Cheryl Wawro. Musical director: Rolf Barnes.
CONTENTS. - The tapists. Music: "Typewriter." Danced by Perri, Luthern, and Wawro. - Mood espagnol. Music: "Siboney." Danced by Ames. - Slip and slide. Music: "Sandpaper ballet." Danced by Peters, Wawro, Luthern, Perri, Orrach, and Altman. - Swingin'. Music: "Blues in B flat." Danced by Ames. - Baroque tapestry. Music: Bach (Italian concerto). Danced by Altman, Perri, Wawro, and Luthern. - Plus three. Music: "Cute" and "Crazy rhythms." Danced by Ames, Peters, and Orrach. - Sound footing. Music: "Big noise from Winnetka." Danced by Ames, Peters, Luthern, and Perri. - Rodgers and Hart medley [musical interlude] played by the Rolf Barnes Trio. - An American Irish jig. Music: "The Irish washerwoman." Danced by Wawro, Orrach, Luthern, Peters, Altman, and Perri. - Currents. Performed a cappella. Danced by Orrach, Wawro, Perri, Peters, Altman, and Luthern. - Softly. Music: "The old soft shoe" and "Old folks at home." Danced by Ames. - Sides of Sondheim [musical interlude] played by the Rolf Barnes Trio. - The fingers and the feet. Improvisation by Ames and the Rolf Barnes Trio. Ames also talks about tap dancing. - Tapper's waltz. Music: "Real live girl." Danced by Peters, Perri, Orrach, and Luthern. - Ramblin' rhythm. Music: "Yankee mambo." Danced by Ames and Altman. - Steppin' out. Music: "Give my regards to Broadway." Danced by the Company.
Call Number
*MGZIA 4-299
Jerry Ames Tap Dance Company (Videotape)
Local Subject
Television. Jerry Ames Tap Dance Company.
Tap dancing.
Improvisation in dance.
Added Author
Ames, Jerry, choreographer.
Ames, Jerry, dancer.
Altman, Marcia, dancer.
Luthern, Lenore, dancer.
Orrach, Joe, dancer.
Perri, Laraine, dancer.
Peters, Anthony, tap dancer.
Wawro, Cheryl, dancer.
Brooks, Virginia Loring.
Jerry Ames Tap Dance Company.
Riverside Dance Festival.
Research Call Number
*MGZIA 4-299
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