Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre [electronic resource]

Title
Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre [electronic resource] / artistic direction by Nicolas Petrov.
Publication
1971.
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Description
3 streaming video files (NTSC) (126 min.) : sd., b&w.
Donor/Sponsor
Gift of Nicolas Petrov.
Uniform Title
Romeo and Juliet (Choreographic work : Petrov)
Genre/Form
  • Dance rehearsals.
  • Dance.
  • Video.
Note
  • Titles of works, company and date from original cases.
  • Additional credits from house programs, including program for a performance of Romeo and Juliet, October 8 and 10, 1971.
Access (note)
  • Patrons can access streaming video file only at the Library for the Performing Arts.
Event (note)
  • Videotaped in studio rehearsal, in rehearsal clothes, in Pittsburgh, Pa., on December 4, 1971. Some of the dancers in Romeo and Juliet wear full or partial costumes.
Funding (note)
  • Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Contents
  • Reel 1. Gopak [excerpt] (ca. 4 min.) / choreography, Nicolas Petrov ; music, Galperin/Khachaturian.
  • Romeo and Juliet. Act I (ca. 42 min.) / choreography, Nicolas Petrov ; music, Sergey Prokofiev ; libretto, Leonid Lavrovsky, based on the play by William Shakespeare ; costumes, Henry Heymann ; fencing sequences, Christopher Martin. Scenes: 1, the main square of Verona -- 2, Juliet's room -- 3, guests' arrival at Capulets' ball -- 4, ballroom of Capulets' house -- 5, after the ball -- 6, the garden of Capulet.
  • Reel 2. Romeo and Juliet. Act II (ca. 30 min.) / see credits above. Scenes: 1, a square in Verona -- 2, Friar Laurence's cell -- 3, a square in Verona, carnival.
  • Theme pas de deux (ca. 5 min.) / choreography, Charles Bockman ; music, Neal Kayan. Title also appears in Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre programs as Blue pas de deux (theme).
  • Escape (ca. 4 min.) / choreography, Igor Moiseyev ; music, Frédéric Chopin ; danced by two men, probably Gennadi Vostrikov and Alexander Filipov.
  • Gopak [excerpt] (ca. 5 min.) / see credits above.
  • Reel 3. Romeo and Juliet. Act III (ca. 35 min.) / see credits above. Scenes: 1, Juliet's bedchamber -- 2, Friar Laurence's cell -- 3, Juliet's bedchamber -- 4, Juliet's funeral -- 5, the Capulet tomb.
Call Number
*MGZIDF 9777
Title
Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre [electronic resource] / artistic direction by Nicolas Petrov.
Imprint
1971.
Country of Producing Entity
U.S.
Event
Videotaped in studio rehearsal, in rehearsal clothes, in Pittsburgh, Pa., on December 4, 1971. Some of the dancers in Romeo and Juliet wear full or partial costumes.
Performer
Danced by Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre. Principal dancers in Romeo and Juliet, listed on the October 1971 program, are: Alexander Filipov (Romeo), Edra Toth (Juliet), Gennadi Vostrikov (Mercutio), Orrin Kayan (Mercutio) ; uncertain whether this cast appears on this recording.
Summary
Footage of a complete rehearsal of Romeo and Juliet, interspersed with rehearsals of other works.
Restricted Access
Patrons can access streaming video file only at the Library for the Performing Arts.
Funding
Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Local Note
Former call number: *MGZIC 9-6196.
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Local Subject
Drama and dance.
Local Subject
Male dancing.
Added Author
Vostrikov, Gennadiĭ, dancer.
Filipov, Aleksandr, dancer.
Petrov, Nicolas, choreographer.
Bockman, Charles, choreographer.
Moiseev, Igorʹ, 1906- choreographer.
Prokofiev, Sergey, 1891-1953. Composer
Lavrovskiĭ, Leonid Mikhaĭlovich, 1905-1967. Librettist
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Romeo and Juliet.
Heymann, Henry. Set designer
Heymann, Henry. Costume designer
Kayan, Neal. Composer
Chopin, Frédéric, 1810-1849. Composer
Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre.
DHCA.
Added Title
Romeo and Juliet (Choreographic work : Petrov)
Gift of Nicolas Petrov.
Research Call Number
*MGZIDF 9777
*MGZIC 9-6196 (former)
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