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Variety and virtuosity American Ballet Theatre now

Title
Variety and virtuosity [videorecording] : American Ballet Theatre now / produced by Thirteen/WNET in association with RM Associates ; produced by Judy Kinberg ; ballets directed by Thomas Grimm ; documentary directed by Judy Kinberg.
Publication
New York, N.Y. : Thirteen/WNET, c1998.

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1 videocassette (87 min.) : sd., col. NTSC; 1/2 in. (VHS)
Donor/Sponsor
Gift of Dance in America.
Uniform Title
  • Sleeping beauty (Choreographic work : MacMillan after Petipa, M)
  • Swan lake (Choreographic work). Black swan pas de deux.
  • Leaves are fading (Choreographic work : Tudor)
  • Cruel world (Choreographic work : Kudelka)
  • Remansos (Choreographic work : Duato)
  • Romeo and Juliet (Choreographic work : MacMillan)
  • Don Quixote (Choreographic work : Petipa, M) Pas de deux.
  • Bruch violin concerto no. 1 (Choreographic work : Tippet)
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Dance.
  • Video.
Credits (note)
  • Editor, Girish Bhargava ; lighting director, Alan Adelman ; executive producer, Jac Venza.
Performer (note)
  • Introduction by Natalia Makarova.
  • Interviewees: Susan Jaffe, José Manuel Carreño, Kevin McKenzie, John Gardner, Amanda McKerrow, Julie Kent, Robert Hill, Vladimir Malakhov, Alessandra Ferri, Julio Bocca, Paloma Herrera, Angel Corella, Ethan Stiefel.
Event (note)
  • Ballets videotaped in performance at City Center, New York, in November 1997. Telecast by Thirteen/WNET on the Great Performances: Dance in America series on May 27, 1998.
Contents
  • Polonaise from The sleeping beauty / choreography after Marius Petipa, staged by Kenneth MacMillan ; music, Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky ; set and costumes, Nicholas Georgiadis ; lighting, Thomas Skelton ; danced by the Company.
  • Black swan pas de deux from Swan lake / choreography after Marius Petipa ; music, Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky ; costumes, José Coronado ; danced by Susan Jaffe and José Manuel Carreño.
  • Pas de deux from The leaves are fading / choreography, Antony Tudor ; music, Antonín Dvořák ; set, Ming Cho Lee ; costumes, Patricia Zipprodt ; lighting, Jennifer Tipton ; danced by Amanda McKerrow and John Gardner.
  • Pas de deux from Cruel world / choreography, James Kudelka ; music, Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky ; costumes, Carmen Alie, Denis Lavoie ; lighting, Scott Zielinski ; danced by Julie Kent and Robert Hill.
  • Remansos / choreography, set, costumes, lighting, Nacho Duato ; music, Enrique Granados ; associate lighting designer, Brad Fields ; danced by Vladimir Malakhov, Parrish Maynard, and Keith Roberts.
  • Balcony pas de deux from Romeo and Juliet / choreography, Kenneth MacMillan ; music, Sergey Prokofiev ; set and costumes, Nicholas Georgiadis ; lighting, Thomas Skelton ; danced by Alessandra Ferri and Julio Bocca.
  • Grand pas de deux from Don Quixote / choreography after Marius Petipa ; music, Léon Minkus ; costumes, Santo Loquasto ; danced by Paloma Herrera and Angel Corella.
  • Third movement from Bruch violin concerto no. 1 / choreography, Clark Tippet ; music, Max Bruch ; set, Zack Brown ; costumes, Dain Marcus ; lighting, Jennifer Tipton ; danced by Ashley Tuttle and Ethan Stiefel, Julie Kent and Robert Hill, Paloma Herrera and Keith Roberts, Yan Chen and Angel Corella, and Company.
Call Number
*MGZIA 4-3063
Title
Variety and virtuosity [videorecording] : American Ballet Theatre now / produced by Thirteen/WNET in association with RM Associates ; produced by Judy Kinberg ; ballets directed by Thomas Grimm ; documentary directed by Judy Kinberg.
Imprint
New York, N.Y. : Thirteen/WNET, c1998.
Country of Producing Entity
U.S.
Performer
Danced by American Ballet Theatre.
Music performed by the American Ballet Theatre Orchestra, conducted by Jack Everly ; violin soloist, Ron Oakland ; piano soloist, Barbara Bilach.
Introduction by Natalia Makarova.
Interviewees: Susan Jaffe, José Manuel Carreño, Kevin McKenzie, John Gardner, Amanda McKerrow, Julie Kent, Robert Hill, Vladimir Malakhov, Alessandra Ferri, Julio Bocca, Paloma Herrera, Angel Corella, Ethan Stiefel.
Credits
Editor, Girish Bhargava ; lighting director, Alan Adelman ; executive producer, Jac Venza.
Event
Ballets videotaped in performance at City Center, New York, in November 1997. Telecast by Thirteen/WNET on the Great Performances: Dance in America series on May 27, 1998.
Summary
A sampling of American Ballet Theatre's current repertory, represented by seven excerpts and a full ballet, Remanso, danced by an array of the company's principal dancers. Interspersed with the ballets are commentaries by Kevin McKenzie, artistic director of American Ballet Theater, and twelve leading dancers, who discuss the ballets they perform on the tape, and their experiences and perceptions as members of the company.
Local Subject
Television. Dance in America.
Added Author
Makarova, Natalia, 1940- Host
Jaffe, Susan. ive, dancer.
Carreño, José Manuel Torres. ive, dancer.
McKenzie, Kevin. Interviewee. Commentator
Gardner, John W., interviewee.
Gardner, John W., dancer.
McKerrow, Amanda. ive, dancer.
Kent, Julie. ive, dancer.
Hill, Robert A., 1961- Interviewee
Hill, Robert A., 1961- dancer.
Malakhov, Vladimir, 1968- ive, dancer.
Maynard, Parrish, dancer.
Roberts, Keith, dancer.
Ferri, Alessandra. ive, dancer.
Bocca, Julio, 1967- ive, dancer.
Herrera, Paloma. ive, dancer.
Corella, Angel. ive, dancer.
Stiefel, Ethan. ive, dancer.
Tuttle, Ashley, dancer.
Chen, Yan, dancer.
Everly, Jack. Conductor
Oakland, Ronald. Instrumentalist
Bilach, Barbara. Instrumentalist
Kinberg, Judy. Producer
Kinberg, Judy. Director
Grimm, Thomas. Director
Bhargava, Girish. Film editor
Adelman, Alan.
Venza, Jac. Producer
MacMillan, Kenneth, choreographer.
Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich, 1840-1893. Composer
Georgiadis, Nicholas, 1923-2001. Designer. Costume designer
Skelton, Thomas R.
Petipa, Marius, 1818-1910, choreographer.
Coronado, José. Costume designer
Tudor, Antony, 1909-1987, choreographer.
Dvořák, Antonín, 1841-1904. Composer
Lee, Ming Cho, set designer.
Zipprodt, Patricia, 1925-1999, costume designer.
Tipton, Jennifer.
Kudelka, James, choreographer.
Alie, Carmen. Costume designer
Lavoie, Denis. Costume designer
Zielinski, Scott, lighting designer.
Duato, Nacho, choreographer. Designer. Costume designer
Granados, Enrique, 1867-1916. Composer
Fields, Brad.
Prokofiev, Sergey, 1891-1953. Composer
Minkus, L., 1826-1917. Composer
Loquasto, Santo. Costume designer
Tippet, Clark, choreographer.
Bruch, Max, 1838-1920. Composer
Brown, Zack. Set designer
Marcus, Dain. Costume designer
American Ballet Theatre.
WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.)
Reiner Moritz Associates.
DHCA.
Added Title
Sleeping beauty (Choreographic work : MacMillan after Petipa, M)
Swan lake (Choreographic work). Black swan pas de deux.
Leaves are fading (Choreographic work : Tudor)
Cruel world (Choreographic work : Kudelka)
Remansos (Choreographic work : Duato)
Romeo and Juliet (Choreographic work : MacMillan)
Don Quixote (Choreographic work : Petipa, M) Pas de deux.
Bruch violin concerto no. 1 (Choreographic work : Tippet)
Gift of Dance in America.
Research Call Number
*MGZIA 4-3063
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