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Spirit of vaudeville: Male/female stereotypes [videorecording]

Title
Spirit of vaudeville: Male/female stereotypes [videorecording]
Publication
1985.

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1 videocassette (U-matic, NTSC) (29 min.) : sd., col.; 3/4 in.
Series Statement
Eye on dance ; 170
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Note
  • Produced by ARC Videodance as part of the television series Eye on dance. Recorded on October 31, 1985 at the studios of WNYC, New York. Telecast on November 22, 1985. Producers: Celia Ipiotis and Jeff Bush. Video director: Richard Sheridan. Program director: Celia Ipiotis. Technical director: Jeff Bush. Host: Celia Ipiotis.
Call Number
*MGZIC 9-2962
Title
Spirit of vaudeville: Male/female stereotypes [videorecording]
Imprint
1985.
Series
Eye on dance ; 170
Summary
Performers Pat Oleszko, who uses wearable sculpture in her pieces, and Beth Lapides, whose materials are talking and movement, discuss how their special performance styles evolved and what they are seeking to achieve. They note how their pieces challenge or comment satirically upon traditional male/female stereotypes, describe their experiences with street theater, and trace the lineage of their work. Oleszko performs an excerpt from Eurovision song contest, and Lapides performs "I'm a little teapot." In Esoterica balletica, Frances Becker, playing "Miss Frances," models an alternative to conventional practice clothes.
Local Subject
Television. Spirit of vaudeville.
Television. Eye on dance.
Local Subject
Television. Esoterica balletica.
Practice clothes.
Local Subject
Satire in dance.
Added Author
Lapides, Beth. Interviewee. Performer
Oleszko, Pat. Interviewee. Performer
Ipiotis, Celia. Host. Producer. Director
Becker, Frances. Performer
Bush, Jeffrey C. Producer
ARC Videodance (Firm)
Research Call Number
*MGZIC 9-2962
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