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Lucas Hoving, a life in dance

Title
Lucas Hoving, a life in dance [electronic resource]
Publication
September 3, 1991.

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Description
1 streaming video file (113 min.) : sd., col.
Uniform Title
  • Moor's pavane (Choreographic work : Limón)
  • Icarus (Choreographic work : Hoving)
  • Growing up in public (Choreographic work : Charlip and Hoving)
Subjects
Genre/Form
Biographies.
Note
  • Videotaped at the Theater Artaud, San Francisco, California, on September 3, 1991. Video director: Theron Yeager. Presented by the Ellen Webb Dance Foundation as part of the Talking Dance Project (co-directors: Ellen Webb and David Gere), in association with the Theater Artaud.
Access (note)
  • Patrons can access streaming video file online only at the Library for the Performing Arts.
Contents
  • CONTENTS: Introduction by David Gere (approx. 2 min.). -- Part I: From butcher shop to Broadway and beyond, 1912-1960 (approx. 12 min.). Slide lecture by Ann Murphy. Biography of Hoving from his birth in Holland and his early career with Yvonne Georgi and the Jooss Ballet to his role in the creation of José Limón's The moor's pavane. -- The moor's pavane (approx. 21 min.). Choreography: José Limón. Music: Henry Purcell, arranged by Simon Sadoff. Lighting: Pauline Lawrence. Perf. by Clay Taliaferro (the moor), Lutz Förster (his friend), Carla Maxwell (his friend's wife), and Betty Jones (the moor's wife). -- Part II: Cutting loose, 1960-1981 (approx. 13 min.). Slide lecture by Elizabeth Zimmer. Continuation of Hoving's biography, covering his departure from the Limón company; his formation of his own company; his choreography, including his masterpiece Icarus; and his teaching at the American Dance Festival. -- To Lucas (approx. 14 min.; continued on cassette 2). Spoken and danced tributes by Margaret Beals, Susan Roebuck Caligaris (who performs the sun solo from Icarus), Gay Delanghe, Marcia Lerner Hofer, Yehuda Maor, and Anna Halprin. -- To Lucas, continued (approx. 5 min.). -- Part III: Ocean in the sky, 1981-present (approx. 10 min.). Slide lecture by Janice Ross. Discussion of Hoving's classes and companies in the Bay Area. -- Growing up in public (approx. 31 min.). Introduction by Remy
  • Charlip. Conception/direction: Charlip. Perf. by Hoving. -- Message from Meredith Monk and presentation of birthday cake (approx. 5 min.).
Call Number
*MGZIDF 9108
OCLC
NYPY946071331-F
Title
Lucas Hoving, a life in dance [electronic resource]
Imprint
September 3, 1991.
Summary
Birthday tribute to Lucas Hoving, celebrating his career as dancer, choreographer, and teacher. His wife, the late Lavina Nielsen, is frequently mentioned throughout the evening.
Original Version
Archival Original: 1 videocassette (VHS,NTSC) : sd., col. ;1/2 in.
Restricted Access
Patrons can access streaming video file online only at the Library for the Performing Arts.
Local Note
Former call number: *MGZIC 9-4193.
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Local Subject
Television. Lucas Hoving, a life in dance.
Added Author
Hoving, Lucas, choreographer, dancer.
Gere, David. Director. Speaker
Murphy, Ann (Ann Elizabeth). Speaker
Zimmer, Elizabeth. Speaker
Ross, Janice. Speaker
Charlip, Remy. Director
Charlip, Remy. Speaker
Taliaferro, Clay, dancer.
Förster, Lutz, dancer.
Maxwell, Carla, dancer.
Jones, Betty, 1926-2020, dancer.
Beals, Margaret. Speaker
Caligaris, Susan Roebuck, dancer.
Delanghe, Gay. Speaker
Lerner, Marcia. Speaker
Maor, Yehuda. Speaker
Halprin, Anna, speaker.
Monk, Meredith, speaker.
Limón, José, choreographer.
Yeager, Theron. Director
Webb, Ellen. Director
José Limón Dance Company.
Ellen Webb Dance Foundation.
Added Title
Moor's pavane (Choreographic work : Limón)
Icarus (Choreographic work : Hoving)
Growing up in public (Choreographic work : Charlip and Hoving)
Research Call Number
*MGZIDF 9108
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