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Lester Horton technique intermediate

Title
Lester Horton technique [videorecording] : intermediate / Dance Spotlight ; directed by Jeanne Suggs ; produced by Babette Coffey Fisch ; artistic directors/master Horton teachers, Marjorie Perces and Ana Marie Forsythe.
Publication
West Long Branch, N.J. : Kultur, c2002.

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Additional Authors
Description
1 videocassette (56 min.) : sd., col. NTSC; 1/2 in. (VHS)
Donor/Sponsor
  • Gift of Marjorie Perces and Babette Coffey Fisch.
  • Gift of Babette Coffey Fisch.
Alternative Title
Lester Horton technique intermediate level
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Dance.
  • Instruction.
  • Video.
Credits (note)
  • Original music composed and performed by John Levis.
Performer (note)
  • Dancers: Guillermo Asca, Leonard Meek, Elizabeth Roxas, Matthew Rushing, Toni Pierce Sands, Wendy White Sasser.
  • Interviewees: Ana Marie Forsythe, Marjorie Perces, David Howard, Lenny [Leonard] Meek, Larry Warren, Toni Pierce Sands, Matthew Rushing, Wendy White Sasser, Guillermo Asca, Elizabeth Roxas. James Truitte (d. 1995) and Bella Lewitzky also speak in pre-recorded footage.
  • Voiceover: Madelon Thomas.
Event (note)
  • Dance demonstrations recorded at Jacob's Pillow, Lee, Mass.
Contents
Dance contents: The warm-up / excerpts from the recording Lester Horton technique: the warm-up (see *MGZIC 9-2558) -- The studies: Prelude studies 1, 2, 3 -- Fortification studies 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 -- Hinge studes 1, 2, 3 -- Balance studies: Coccyx balance (demonstrated by students of the Alvin Ailey school), Table balance, T balance with side fall -- Falls: Front fall, Back fall, Lateral T fall -- Figure 4 study -- Percussive stroke study.
Call Number
*MGZIA 4-5853
ISBN
0769775152
OCLC
  • 50212170
  • 50212170
Title
Lester Horton technique [videorecording] : intermediate / Dance Spotlight ; directed by Jeanne Suggs ; produced by Babette Coffey Fisch ; artistic directors/master Horton teachers, Marjorie Perces and Ana Marie Forsythe.
Imprint
West Long Branch, N.J. : Kultur, c2002.
Country of Producing Entity
U.S.
Event
Dance demonstrations recorded at Jacob's Pillow, Lee, Mass.
Credits
Original music composed and performed by John Levis.
Performer
Dancers: Guillermo Asca, Leonard Meek, Elizabeth Roxas, Matthew Rushing, Toni Pierce Sands, Wendy White Sasser.
Interviewees: Ana Marie Forsythe, Marjorie Perces, David Howard, Lenny [Leonard] Meek, Larry Warren, Toni Pierce Sands, Matthew Rushing, Wendy White Sasser, Guillermo Asca, Elizabeth Roxas. James Truitte (d. 1995) and Bella Lewitzky also speak in pre-recorded footage.
Voiceover: Madelon Thomas.
Summary
Demonstration of intermediate-level Horton technique, preceded by a brief biography of Lester Horton and comments by David Howard, Ana Marie Forsythe, Marjorie Perces, and Lenny Meek. The demonstration is followed by a segment titled The legacy, in which Perces, Forsythe, and Horton's biographer Larry Warren discuss Horton's choreography, technique, and school, and some of the people who have carried on his work, among them Alvin Ailey, Joyce Trisler, Jimmy [James] Truitte, Bella Lewitzky, and Carmen de Lavallade. In the closing segment, the dancers who appear on this tape discuss how they became dancers.
Local Subject
Modern dance -- Technique -- Horton.
Added Author
Forsythe, Ana Marie, 1944- Interviewee. Director
Perces, Marjorie B., 1921- Interviewee. Director
Howard, David. Interviewee
Warren, Larry, 1932-2009. Interviewee
Asca, Guillermo, dancer. Interviewee
Meek, Leonard, dancer. Interviewee
Roxas, Elizabeth, dancer. Interviewee
Rushing, Matthew, 1973- dancer. Interviewee
Pierce-Sands, Toni, dancer. Interviewee
Sasser, Wendy White, dancer. Interviewee
Suggs, Jeanne. Director
Coffey-Fisch, Babette. Producer
Dance Spotlight (Firm)
Kultur International Films.
Added Title
Lester Horton technique [videorecording] : intermediate level
Gift of Marjorie Perces and Babette Coffey Fisch.
Gift of Babette Coffey Fisch.
Research Call Number
*MGZIA 4-5853
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