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Yesterday shapes today: Tracing the roots [videorecording]

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Yesterday shapes today: Tracing the roots [videorecording]
Publication
1985.

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1 videocassette (U-matic, NTSC) (29 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequence; 3/4 in.
Series Statement
Eye on dance ; 160
Uniform Title
  • Harold II (Choreographic work : Redlich)
  • Jocose (Choreographic work : Holm)
  • Lake of fire (Choreographic work : Redlich)
  • Ratatat (Choreographic work : Holm)
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  • Produced by ARC Videodance as part of the television series Eye on dance. Recorded on April 25, 1985 at the studios of WNYC, New York. Telecast on May 27, 1985. Producers: Celia Ipiotis and Jeff Bush. Video director: Richard Sheridan. Program director: Celia Ipiotis. Technical director: Jeff Bush. Host: Celia Ipiotis.
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*MGZIC 9-2952
Title
Yesterday shapes today: Tracing the roots [videorecording]
Imprint
1985.
Series
Eye on dance ; 160
Summary
Hanya Holm, one of the founders of American modern dance, and Don Redlich, a dancer/choreographer who has worked with her for many years, look back upon their long association. They discuss Holm's special approach to teaching, which brought out her students' individual qualities; the choreographer's use of space and interaction with the audience; Holm's choreography for the musicals Kiss me Kate and The golden apple; and some of her groundbreaking achievements, such as the telecast of Metropolitan daily, the first modern dance to be televised, and the copyrighting of the dances for Kiss me Kate. Dance excerpts depict Redlich in his solo Harold II, and members of the Don Redlich Dance Company in Holm's Jocose and Ratatat, and Redlich's Lake of fire. Esoterica balletica features excerpts from Nancy Mason Hauser's film Hanya: Portrait of a dance pioneer, including footage of Holm and her student Valerie Bettis dancing in the 1930s.
Local Subject
Television. Yesterday shapes today.
Television. Eye on dance.
Modern dance -- Technique -- Holm.
Local Subject
Television. Metropolitan daily.
Musical comedies. Kiss me Kate.
Musical comedies. The golden apple.
Television. Hanya: Portrait of a dance pioneer.
Television. Esoterica balletica.
Added Author
Holm, Hanya, 1893-1992. Interviewee
Holm, Hanya, 1893-1992, choreographer.
Holm, Hanya, 1893-1992, dancer.
Redlich, Don. ive, choreographer, dancer.
Ipiotis, Celia. Host. Producer. Director
Bettis, Valerie, 1919-1982, dancer.
Hauser, Nancy Mason. Producer
Bush, Jeffrey C. Producer
Don Redlich Dance Company.
ARC Videodance (Firm)
Added Title
Harold II (Choreographic work : Redlich)
Jocose (Choreographic work : Holm)
Ratatat (Choreographic work : Holm)
Lake of fire (Choreographic work : Redlich)
Research Call Number
*MGZIC 9-2952
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