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Joyce Trisler, dancer, teacher, choreographer

Title
Joyce Trisler, dancer, teacher, choreographer [videorecording] / [presented by the] Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image, Dance Collection, The New York Public Library ; curator, Madeleine M. Nichols ; coordinator for public programs, Sallie Blumenthal.
Publication
c1994.

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Description
5 videodiscs (NTSC) (276 min.) : sd., col.; 4 3/4 in.
Uniform Title
  • Salome (Choreographic work : Horton)
  • Face of violence (Choreographic work : Truitte after Horton)
  • As I lay dying (Choreographic work : Bettis)
  • Dance for six (Choreographic work : Trisler)
  • Rite of spring (Choreographic work : Trisler)
  • Four temperaments (Choreographic work : Trisler)
  • Journey (Choreographic work : Trisler)
  • Concerto in E (Choreographic work : Trisler)
  • Little Red Riding Hood (Choreographic work : Trisler)
  • Four against the gods (Choreographic work : Trisler)
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Dance.
  • Video.
  • Biographies.
  • Panel discussions.
Event (note)
  • Videotaped at the Bruno Walter Auditorium, The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, New York, on May 2, 1994, by Penny Ward.
Funding (note)
  • Recorded with the assistance of grants from New York State Council on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts.
System Details (note)
  • DVD, transferred from Digital Betacam cassettes.
Contents
  • Disc 1 (ca. 39 min.). Introductory remarks / by Madeleine Nichols, curator of the Dance Collection.
  • The early years and the Lester Horton School / discussion by Lélia Goldoni and Genevah Sharples, Trisler's high school teacher.
  • Genius on the wrong coast / video excerpts from the documentary by Lélia Goldoni.
  • Horton technique / discussion and demonstration by Carmen de Lavallade and Marjorie Perces, with students from Adelphi University: Carlota de Cardenas, Karen Farnum, Resa Homan, Dana Parrott, Jennifer Sudol, and Cathleen Sweeney ; percussion played by de Lavallade and Regina Larkin.
  • Disc 2 (ca. 55 min.). Dance demonstration / music, Ravel (Bolero) ; performed by students from Adelphi University: Carlota de Cardenas, Karen Farnum, Resa Homan, Dana Parrott, Jennifer Sudol, and Cathleen Sweeney.
  • Lester Horton, the mentor / discussion by Carmen de Lavallade, Lélia Goldoni, and Larry Warren, moderated by Jennifer Dunning.
  • Interview with Bella Lewitzky / video excerpt from Working partnerships: running a small company ; produced by ARC Videodance ; telecast on Eye on dance, January 30, 1987 ; interviewer, Celia Ipiotis.
  • Interview with Alvin Ailey / video excerpt from Profile: Alvin Ailey ; produced by ARC Videodance ; telecast on Eye on dance, October 7, 1989 ; interviewer, Celia Ipiotis.
  • Face of violence: Salome / comments by Carmen de Lavallade. [Credits appear on cassette 3.]
  • Disc 3 (ca. 61 min.). Face of violence: Salome [excerpt] / recorded in dress rehearsal onstage, March 28, 1975 ; choreography, Lester Horton, restaged by James Truitte, assisted by Carmen de Lavallade ; music, Lester Horton, adapted by Carmon DeLeone ; performed by the Cincinnati Ballet: Colleen Giesting (Salome), David Blackburn (Herod), Michael Rozow (the eunuch), and Alyce Taylor (Herodias).
  • As I lay dying [excerpt] / telecast by WCBS-TV on May 9, 1965 ; choreography, Valerie Bettis ; performed by the Valerie Bettis Dance Company: Valerie Bettis (Addie Hundren), Joyce Trisler (Cora), and William Reilly (Brother Whitfield).
  • Recollections about Joyce Trisler / by Jacqulyn Buglisi.
  • The career takes off / panel discussion by Elaine Finsilver, Ana Marie Forsythe, Penny Frank, Maggy Gorrill, Michael Howard, and Malcolm McCormick, moderated by Deborah Jowitt. Jowitt also reads Walter Sorell's Appreciation of Joyce Trisler.
  • Disc 4 (ca. 60 min.) / The career takes off, continued.
  • Dance for six [duet excerpt] / recorded in performance at the Festival of Two Worlds, Spoleto, Italy, in 1979 ; choreography, Joyce Trisler ; music, Antonio Vivaldi ; performed by Nancy Colahan and William Soleau.
  • The New Dance Group and Harry Rubenstein / discussion by Olive Johns and Muriel Manings.
  • Using the technique / dance demonstration by Regina Larkin and students of Adelphi University, interspersed with video excerpts. Rite of spring [excerpt] / recorded at the Theater of the Riverside Church, New York, in April 1976 ; choreography, Joyce Trisler ; music, Igor Stravinsky ; performed by Maggy Gorrill -- Rite of spring [excerpt] / same solo as above, performed onstage by Dana Parrott -- Rite of spring [excerpt] / recorded at the Theater of the Riverside Church, New York, in April 1976 ; performed by Joyce Trisler Danscompany -- Rite of spring [excerpt] / recorded at the Emanu-El Midtown Y, New York, on December 30, 1979 ; performed by Joyce Trisler Danscompany -- Dance for six [excerpt] / choreography, Trisler ; music, Antonio Vivaldi ; performed onstage by Stavroula Kaburakis -- The four temperaments [excerpt] / choreography, Trisler ; music, Paul Hindemith ; performed onstage by Karen Farnum -- Journey [excerpt] / choreography, Trisler ; music, Charles Ives ; performed onstage by Jennifer Sudol.
  • Joyce Trisler Danscompany / panel discussion by Maggy Gorrill, Diane Grumet, Laurie Kaplan, Nancy Long, Lonne Moretton, and William Soleau, moderated by Milton Myers.
  • Disc 5 (ca. 61 min.). Joyce Trisler Danscompany, continued. The following video excerpts are commented upon by the panelists.
  • Interview excerpts / video excerpts from Spoleto '80, telecast by South Carolina Educational Television on June 6, 1980 ; interviews with Miguel Lopez, Nancy Long, and Clay Taliaferro, interspersed with performance excerpts of Four against the gods, Soaring, and Concerto in E [also referred to as Romeo and Juliet].
  • Interview with Joyce Trisler [and] Little Red Riding Hood: Solitude / video excerpts from Dance, New York style, telecast by Cable Channel "D" on January 26, 1976 ; host, Joan O'Neill ; choreography for Little Red Riding Hood, Trisler ; music, Duke Ellington ; performed by Nancy Long and others.
  • Four against the gods [excerpt] / recorded in rehearsal in 1976 ; choreography, Joyce Trisler ; music, Igor Stravinsky ; performed by Jacqulyn Buglisi, Nancy Colahan, Anna Marie Hackett, and Maggy Gorrill.
  • The four temperaments [excerpt] / recorded in performance at the Maison de la Danse, Lyon, France, in November 1981 ; choreography, Joyce Trisler ; music, Paul Hindemith ; performed by Joyce Trisler Danscompany.
  • The four temperaments: Fourth variation, Choleric / video excerpt from Choreography by Balanchine, Part I, telecast by WNET/13 on December 14, 1977 ; producer, Emile Ardolino ; director, Merrill Brockway ; choreography, George Balanchine ; music, Paul Hindemith ; performed by Colleen Neary and New York City Ballet.
  • The four temperaments [excerpt] / recorded in performance at the Joyce Theater, New York, in November 1993 ; choreography, Joyce Trisler ; music, Paul Hindemith ; performed by Joyce Trisler Danscompany: Tina Bush, Jonathan Riseling, and others.
  • Journey / recorded in rehearsal at the Dance Channel, December 1969 ; choreography and performance, Joyce Trisler ; music, Charles Ives.
Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-5863
Title
Joyce Trisler, dancer, teacher, choreographer [videorecording] / [presented by the] Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image, Dance Collection, The New York Public Library ; curator, Madeleine M. Nichols ; coordinator for public programs, Sallie Blumenthal.
Imprint
c1994.
Country of Producing Entity
U.S.
System Details
DVD, transferred from Digital Betacam cassettes.
Event
Videotaped at the Bruno Walter Auditorium, The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, New York, on May 2, 1994, by Penny Ward.
Summary
Symposium on the life and work of Joyce Trisler (1934-1979), modern dancer, teacher, and choreographer. The program includes discussions by Trisler's teachers, colleagues, students, and company members, who recall her in professional and private life. Slides, films, videotapes, and dance demonstrations offer visual images of Trisler in action, her choreography, and the dance forces that shaped her work.
Funding
Recorded with the assistance of grants from New York State Council on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts.
Local Note
Former call number: *MGZIC 9-4662.
Local Subject
Modern dance -- Technique -- Horton.
Motion pictures. Genius on the wrong coast.
Added Author
De Lavallade, Carmen, 1931- Commentator
De Lavallade, Carmen, 1931- dancer.
Perces, Marjorie B., 1921- cmm, dancer.
Larkin, Regina, dancer.
Warren, Larry, 1932-2009. Commentator
Dunning, Jennifer. Moderator
Lewitzky, Bella. Interviewee
Ipiotis, Celia. Producer. Interviewer
Ailey, Alvin. Interviewee
Truitte, James. Restager
Buglisi, Jacqulyn. cmm, dancer.
Finsilver, Elaine. Commentator
Forsythe, Ana Marie. Commentator
Frank, Penny. Commentator
Gorrill, Maggy. cmm, dancer.
Howard, Michael. Commentator
McCormick, Malcolm. Commentator
Jowitt, Deborah, moderator.
Colahan, Nancy, dancer.
Soleau, William, dancer.
Johns, Olive. Commentator
Manings, Muriel. Commentator
Parrott, Dana, dancer.
Kaburakis, Stavroula, dancer.
Farnum, Karen, dancer.
Sudol, Jennifer, dancer.
Grumet, Diane. Commentator
Kaplan, Laurie. Commentator
Long, Nancy. Interviewee. cmm, dancer.
Moretton, Lonné. Commentator
Myers, Milton. Moderator
López, Miguel. Interviewee
Taliaferro, Clay. Interviewee
Trisler, Joyce, 1934-1979, choreographer, dancer. Interviewee
Goldoni, Lelia. Commentator
Horton, Lester, 1906-1953, choreographer.
Bettis, Valerie, 1919-1982, choreographer, dancer.
Balanchine, George, choreographer.
Sorell, Walter, 1905-1997. Author
Nichols, Madeleine M., commentator.
Nichols, Madeleine M, speaker.
Blumenthal, Sallie.
Ward, Penny, videographer.
Joyce Trisler Danscompany.
Adelphi University. Dance Dept.
Cincinnati Ballet Company.
Valerie Bettis Dance Theatre.
Dance Theatre (Lester Horton)
Juilliard Dance Theater (Company)
New York Public Library. Dance Collection.
DHCA.
Balanchine, George. Four temperaments.
Added Title
Salome (Choreographic work : Horton)
Face of violence (Choreographic work : Truitte after Horton)
As I lay dying (Choreographic work : Bettis)
Dance for six (Choreographic work : Trisler)
Rite of spring (Choreographic work : Trisler)
Four temperaments (Choreographic work : Trisler)
Journey (Choreographic work : Trisler)
Concerto in E (Choreographic work : Trisler)
Little Red Riding Hood (Choreographic work : Trisler)
Four against the gods (Choreographic work : Trisler)
Research Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-5863
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