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Light shall lift them [videorecording]

Title
Light shall lift them [videorecording] / story, choreography, and direction by John Kelly ; music, Bill Obrecht ; lyrics, Mark Campbell.
Publication
1993.

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Description
2 videodiscs (NTSC) (112 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences; 4 3/4 in.
Uniform Title
Light shall lift them (Choreographic work : Kelly)
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Biographies.
  • Dance.
  • Plays.
  • Video.
Note
  • Presented by Brooklyn Academy of Music, 1993 Next Wave Festival.
  • Text includes excerpts by Jean Cocteau (Le numéro Barbette) and Francis Steegmuller (An interview with Barbette).
  • Duration: disc 1 (55 min.); disc 2 (57 min.).
Access (note)
  • Permission required.
Credits (note)
  • Cameraperson, Tirtza Even; films, Anthony Chase; scenery, Tom Pritchard and Billy Jarecki; costumes, Donna Zakowska; lighting, Stan Pressner.
Event (note)
  • Videotaped in performance at Brooklyn Academy of Music Majestic Theater, New York, on Nov. 11, 1993, by Character Generators/Video.
Funding (note)
  • This videorecording was preserved with support provided in part by Save America's Treasures through a partnership between the National Endowment for the Arts and the National Park Service, Department of the Interior.
System Details (note)
  • DVD.
Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-711
Title
Light shall lift them [videorecording] / story, choreography, and direction by John Kelly ; music, Bill Obrecht ; lyrics, Mark Campbell.
Imprint
1993.
Credits
Cameraperson, Tirtza Even; films, Anthony Chase; scenery, Tom Pritchard and Billy Jarecki; costumes, Donna Zakowska; lighting, Stan Pressner.
Performer
Performed onstage by John Kelly and Company: John Kelly (Jean Cocteau/young Vander Clyde/Vander Barbette) ; Robert La Fosse (Inspiration/Dargelos [childhood friend]) ; Mary Elizabeth Poore (Mrs. Clyde/Comtesse de Tildanette/a maid) ; Almon Grimsted and Thomas Benjamin Matthews (Cocteau twins) ; DD Dorville, Scott Heron, and Joann Passantino (audience members, Cirque Medrano, Paris, 1924) ; conductor, Roberto Pace.
Performed on film by John Kelly (young Vander Clyde/Barbette/Cocteau), Anne Iobst (Alfaretta sister), Lucy Sexton (Alfaretta sister), Daniel Zippi (William Morris agent), Craig Jackson (William Morris agent), Kyle de Camp (Colleen Gould), Mary Elizabeth Poore (Comtesse de Tildanette), Marleen Menard (chanteuse), Jon David Weigand (Spencer Gould), and others.
Event
Videotaped in performance at Brooklyn Academy of Music Majestic Theater, New York, on Nov. 11, 1993, by Character Generators/Video.
Summary
Performance art work inspired by the life and career of Vander Clyde, who won fame in Paris in the 1920s as Barbette, an aerialist in travesti.
Restricted Access
Permission required.
Funding
This videorecording was preserved with support provided in part by Save America's Treasures through a partnership between the National Endowment for the Arts and the National Park Service, Department of the Interior.
System Details
DVD.
Local Note
Former classmark: *MGZIC 9-4246.
Local Subject
Dancers en travesti.
Added Author
Kelly, John, 1954- choreographer.
Kelly, John, 1954- Director
Kelly, John, 1954- Performer
La Fosse, Robert. Performer
Poore, Mary Elizabeth. Performer
Grimsted, Almon. Performer
Matthews, Thomas Benjamin. Performer
Dorvillier, Dee Dee. Performer
Heron, Scot. Performer
Passantino, Joann. Performer
Iobst, Anne. Performer
Sexton, Lucy. Performer
Zippi, Daniel. Performer
Jackson, Craig. Performer
DeCamp, Kyle. Performer
Weigand, Jon David. Performer
Menard, Marleen. Performer
Cocteau, Jean, 1889-1963. Author
Pace, Roberto. Conductor
Obrecht, Bill. Composer
Campbell, Mark, 1953- Lyricist
Chase, Anthony G. Cinematographer
Pritchard, Thomas. Designer
Jarecki, Billy. Designer
Zakowska, Donna, 1954- costume designer.
Pressner, Stan. Lighting designer
Steegmuller, Francis, 1906- Author
Even, Tirtza. Videographer
Brooklyn Academy of Music. Next Wave Festival.
DHCA.
Added Title
Light shall lift them (Choreographic work : Kelly)
Research Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-711
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