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Rehearsal for a "class act"

Title
Rehearsal for a "class act" [electronic resource]
Publication
1984.

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Description
1 streaming video file (NTSC) (52 min.) : sd., col.
Note
  • Videotaped onstage, probably in the Playhouse of Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, University of Illinois, Urbana, in March 1984. Presented by Illinois Dance Theatre.
  • Choreography: Beverly Blossom. Music: "It's impossible," sung by Robert Goulet; "Jalousie"; YAZ ("State farm"); [Maurice Ravel (not listed in credits)]; Mike Stoller (Tango). Costumes coordinated by Colleen Deary and Marilyn Salvatore. Lighting: Ray Caton.
  • Performed by Beverly Blossom and members of Illinois Dance Theatre. Cast: Introduction, perf. by Blossom; It's impossible, perf. by Michelle Girardin, Julie Hall, and Cecily Sommers; The woes of woo, perf. by Angel Camareno; Disco mama visits the San Fernando Valley, perf. by Blossom, Joe Marshalla, and Cynthia Pipkin; Invitation, perf. by Girardin, Hall, and Sommers; "I love you" with tango loops, perf. by Blossom, Camareno, Bryan Carman, Girardin, Hall, Marshalla, Taposhi Mazumder, Pipkin, Peter Rothblatt, Susan Snell, Sommers, and Jerry Teske.
Access (note)
  • Patrons can access streaming video file only at the Library for the Performing Arts.
Funding (note)
  • Preservation of this video was supported by a donation from Lynn Garafola.
Call Number
*MGZIDF 2762
Title
Rehearsal for a "class act" [electronic resource]
Imprint
1984.
Summary
SUMMARY: Partly edited footage of a taping session. The first 26 min. of the tape contain a complete run-through of the work, with several false starts. This is followed by retakes of various sections, not in sequence: 2 repetitions of Disco mama (approx. 18 min.), 1 repetition of "I love you" with tango loops (approx. 6 min.), 3 repetitions of Invitation (approx. 5 min.), 1 repetition of It's impossible (approx. 3 min.), and 1 repetition of The woes of woo (approx. 4 min.). This is a revised version of the work found on *MGZIDF 2763 (formerly *MGZIC 9-3508 [Beverly Blossom]).
Restricted Access
Patrons can access streaming video file only at the Library for the Performing Arts.
Funding
Preservation of this video was supported by a donation from Lynn Garafola.
Local Note
Former call number: *MGZIC 9-3507.
Additional Copy: None.
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Local Subject
Television. Rehearsal for a "class act."
Added Author
Blossom, Beverly, choreographer, dancer.
Rothblatt, Peter, dancer.
Girardin, Michelle, dancer.
Hall, Julie, dancer.
Sommers, Cecily, dancer.
Camareno, Angel, dancer.
Marshalla, Joe, dancer.
Pipkin, Cynthia, dancer.
Caton, Ray. Lighting designer
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Dept. of Dance.
Research Call Number
*MGZIDF 2762
*MGZIC 9-3507 (former)
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