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Ballet ruse [videorecording]

Ballet ruse [videorecording]

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1 cassette. 30 min. : sd. color NTSC.; 1/2 in. (VHS)
Uniform Title
Yes, Virginia, another piano ballet (Choreographic work : Anastos)
  • Subtitle on wrapper: A comedy on pointe. Co-produced by New Jersey Network and New Jersey State Council on the Arts. Distributed as a videocassette by Proscenium Entertainment, Hightstown, New Jersey. Producer: Eric S. Luskin. Executive producer: Albert E. Rose. Director: Eric Vuolle.
  • Choreography: Peter Anastos.
  • Performed by members of the Garden State Ballet, New Jersey.
DANCE CONTENTS: Yes, Virginia, another piano ballet: Mazurka and étude. Music: Frédéric Chopin. Costumes: Claudia Lynch/Sideline Design. Danced by Kirsten Long (girl in lavender), Oswaldo Muniz (boy in brick), Mary Ann Orbe (girl in pink), Julie Sorrentino (girl in blue), and Elie Lazar (boy in blue). Pianist: Keith Southwick. -- Forgotten memories. Music: Peter Tchaikovsky. Scenery: Dale Hall. Costumes: Natalie Garfinkle. Danced by Melanie Wright (the wife); Ronald Shepherd (the husband); Allison Saracchi (the sister-in-law); Dieter Riesle (the gardener); Sally Rousse (the maid); Ryan Church, Noah Heck, Daisy Merritt, Thea Wilton (their unhappy childhood); and others.
Call Number
*MGZIA 4-702
Ballet ruse [videorecording]
Two satirical ballets by Peter Anastos, interspersed with spoofs of television treatments of dance, including news tidbits by anchorman "Jed Jeté" and commentaries by Anastos in the guise of a critic.
Local Subject
Ballet in television. Ballet ruse.
Child dancers.
Satire in dance.
Comedy in dance.
Added Author
Anastos, Peter, choreographer.
Long, Kirsten, dancer.
Muniz, Oswaldo, dancer.
Orbe, Mary Ann, dancer.
Sorrentino, Julie, dancer.
Lazar, Elie, dancer.
Wright, Melanie, dancer.
Shepherd, Ronald, dancer.
Saracchi, Allison, dancer.
Riesle, Dieter, dancer.
Chopin, Frédéric, 1810-1849. Composer
Vuolle, Eric. Director
Lynch, Claudia. Costume designer
Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich, 1840-1893. Composer
Hall, Dale. Designer
Garfinkel, Natalie. Costume designer
Garden State Ballet.
Added Title
Yes, Virginia, another piano ballet (Choreographic work : Anastos)
Research Call Number
*MGZIA 4-702
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