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Louis Falco Dance Company Production Fund [benefit performance] [videorecording] : Act I

Title
Louis Falco Dance Company Production Fund [benefit performance] [videorecording] : Act I / presented by the Louis Falco Dance Company and the Roundabout Theatre Company Inc. ; co-chairmen, Jacqueline Onassis and William Katz.
Publication
1977.

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Description
1 videodisc (NTSC) (62 min.) : sd., col.; 4 3/4 in.
Donor/Sponsor
Gift of the Estate of Louis Falco.
Uniform Title
  • Caravan (Choreographic work : Falco)
  • Champagne (Choreographic work : Falco)
  • Hero (Choreographic work : Falco)
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Dance.
  • Special event coverage and commentary.
  • Variety.
  • Video.
Note
  • Title from house program.
Credits (note)
  • Artistic direction, Louis Falco ; associate director, Juan Antonio ; artistic advisor, William Katz ; musical direction, Michael Kamen ; lighting, Richard Nelson ; technical direction, Tom Lyons.
Performer (note)
  • Performed by the Louis Falco Dance Company: Juan Antonio, Ranko Yokoyama, Lisa Nalven, William Gornel, Shelley Freydont, and Jean-Louis Morin, with guest artists.
Event (note)
  • Videotaped in performance at the Roundabout Theater, New York, on November 7, 1977.
System Details (note)
  • DVD.
Contents
  • Prelude: Musicircus / music, John Cage.
  • [Parade of performers] / performed by Juan Antonio (wheel sculpture for Timewright, designed by Robert Indiana) ; Alistair Butler and Bernard Lias (animal heralds, with banner by Marisol, costumes by William Katz) ; Jorge Saavedra ; Michael Moschen (juggler) ; Phil Beder, Barbara Jo Fleming, Rosalinda Rojas (acrobats) ; the Falco company (costumes for Eclipse, designed by William Katz).
  • Fire juggling / performed by Michael Moschen.
  • [Song, comedy, and tap dancing] / choreography, Michel Stuart ; costume, Frank Piazza ; performed by Tommy Tune.
  • A little white tent / song by Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller ; wood, Louise Nevelson ; headlights, John Duff ; performed by Joan Morris (singer), William Bolcom (keyboard), the Falco company, and Lloyd Steier with Whiskey and Greta [dogs].
  • Caravan [excerpt] / choreography, Louis Falco ; music, Michael Kamen, based on themes by Duke Ellington ; costumes, William Katz ; performed by Judith Jamison and Louis Falco.
  • [Monologue and magic tricks] / performed by Dick Cavett.
  • Professor Hauptmann's performing dogs / song by Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller ; performed by Joan Morris (singer), William Bolcom (pianist), and Arnie Zane and His Dancing Dogs: Bill T. Jones, Kathy Ray, and Lois Welk, with dogs Agni, Allie, and Laksmi.
  • Champagne [excerpt] / choreography, Louis Falco ; performed by Juan Antonio and Louis Falco ; pianist, William Bolcom.
  • [Dance solo] / music, Charles Ives ; costume, Geoffrey Holder ; decor, William Katz ; tent lights, Paul Rudolph ; performed by Carmen de Lavallade.
  • [Folk dancing] [and] Hero [excerpts] / respectively performed by Los Indianos Gaucho Folk Company: Silvie Thomas, Jorge Saavedra, Ricardo Daloi, Carlos Saavedra, Carlos Saavedra, Jr., Ana Gutierrez ; and the Falco company (costumes, William Katz).
Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-3586
Title
Louis Falco Dance Company Production Fund [benefit performance] [videorecording] : Act I / presented by the Louis Falco Dance Company and the Roundabout Theatre Company Inc. ; co-chairmen, Jacqueline Onassis and William Katz.
Imprint
1977.
Country of Producing Entity
U.S.
System Details
DVD.
Performer
Performed by the Louis Falco Dance Company: Juan Antonio, Ranko Yokoyama, Lisa Nalven, William Gornel, Shelley Freydont, and Jean-Louis Morin, with guest artists.
Credits
Artistic direction, Louis Falco ; associate director, Juan Antonio ; artistic advisor, William Katz ; musical direction, Michael Kamen ; lighting, Richard Nelson ; technical direction, Tom Lyons.
Event
Videotaped in performance at the Roundabout Theater, New York, on November 7, 1977.
Summary
First half of a benefit performance. For Act II, see *MGZIDVD 5-3587.
Local Note
Former classmark: *MGZIC 9-4673.
Added Author
Falco, Louis, choreographer, dancer.
Antonio, Juan, dancer.
Butler, Alistair. Performer
Lias, Bernard. Performer
Moschen, Michael. Performer
Fleming, Barbara Jo. Performer
Tune, Tommy. Performer
Cavett, Dick. Performer
Jamison, Judith, dancer.
Morris, Joan. Singer
Bolcom, William. Instrumentalist
Zane, Arnie, 1948-1988, dancer.
Jones, Bill T., dancer.
Ray, Kathy, dancer.
Welk, Lois, dancer.
De Lavallade, Carmen, 1931- dancer.
Katz, William, 1942- Designer. Costume designer
Onassis, Jacqueline Kennedy, 1929-1994.
Cage, John. Composer
Indiana, Robert, 1928- Designer
Marisol, 1930- Designer
Stuart, Michel, choreographer.
Nevelson, Louise, 1899-1988. Sculptor
Duff, John. Designer
Kamen, Michael. Composer
Leiber, Jerry. Composer
Stoller, Mike. Composer
Ives, Charles, 1874-1954. Composer
Holder, Geoffrey, 1930-2014, costume designer.
Nelson, Richard, 1938-1996, lighting designer.
Louis Falco Dance Company.
Indianos (Dance company)
Roundabout Theatre Company.
DHCA.
Added Title
Caravan (Choreographic work : Falco)
Champagne (Choreographic work : Falco)
Hero (Choreographic work : Falco)
Gift of the Estate of Louis Falco.
Research Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-3586
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