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American Ballroom Theater

Title
American Ballroom Theater [videorecording] / artistic directors, Pierre Dulaine and Yvonne Marceau.
Publication
c1992.

Details

Additional Authors
Description
2 videocassettes (92 min.) : sd., col. NTSC; 1/2 in. (VHS)
Donor/Sponsor
Gift of Dance Theater Workshop.
Uniform Title
  • Ballroom suite (Choreographic work : Pierce)
  • Latin (Choreographic work : Torres)
  • For you (Choreographic work : Roudis)
  • Swing (Choreographic work : Manning)
  • Silver screen (Choreographic work : Anastos)
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Dance.
  • Video.
Note
  • Wide shot version. For close shot, see: *MGZIA 4-1816.
  • Titles on frame on cassette 1 only. Additional data from NN Dance Div. files (American Ballroom Theater programs and clippings files).
Credits (note)
  • Lighting, Michael Chybowski.
Event (note)
  • Videotaped in performance at the Joyce Theater, New York, N.Y., on November 20, 1992 ; video documentation, Video D Studios Inc.
Contents
  • Cassette 1. Ballroom suite (ca. 15 min.) / choreography, Gary Pierce ; costumes, Martin Pakledinaz ; danced by Gary Pierce and Gaye Bowidas, Victor Kanevsky and Dee Quinones, Stanley McCalla and Jennifer Ford, Alex Chassov and Natasha Uzhvak (fox trot) ; Pierce and Bowidas, Kanevsky and Quinones, Jeff Shelley and Donna Shelley, McCalla and Ford (quickstep) ; McCalla and Ford, Chassov and Uzhvak (tango) with Jeff Shelley (the judge) ; Pierce and Bowida, Kanevsky and Quinones, McCalla and Ford, Chassov and Uzhvak (quickstep reprise).
  • Latin (ca. 15 min.) / choreography, Eddie Torres, staged by Shelley Freydont ; costumes, Martin Pakledinaz ; danced by Danny Carter and Lori Brizzi (bolero) ; Brizzi with Carter, Alex Chassov, Stanley McCalla, Jeff Shelley, and the Company (merengue) ; Victor Kanevsky and Dee Quinones, Jeff Shelley and Donna Shelley, unidentified couple, probably Stanley McCalla and Jennifer Ford (cha cha) ; the Company (mambo).
  • For you (ca. 11 min.) / choreography, John Roudis ; costumes, Martin Pakledinaz (for Yvonne Marceau) and Ron Gunn of London (for Pierre Dulaine) ; danced by Pierre Dulaine and Yvonne Marceau.
  • Swing (ca. 8 min.) / choreography, Frank Manning, staged by Shelley Freydont ; costumes, Martin Pakledinaz ; danced by Gary Pierce and Gaye Bowidas (Charleston) ; Pierce and Bowidas, Jeff Shelley and Donna Shelley (Shim sham) ; the Company (jam session).
  • Cassette 2. The silver screen (ca. 43 min.) / choreography, Peter Anastos ; music from Hollywood, 1930-1950 ; costumes, Martin Pakledinaz ; danced by the Company. Cast not listed on frame ; the sections of the work, with probable cast, are: Scene 1, Take one -- Scene 2, The discovery / danced by Gary Pierce and Gaye Bowidas -- Scene 3, Poison lipstick / danced by Stanley McCalla, Jennifer Ford, others -- Scene 4, Honeymoon hotel / danced by Victor Kanevsky and Dee Quinones -- Scene 5, Horse cracker soup / danced by Danny Carter, Lori Brizzi, Alex Chassov -- Scene 6, Appleblossom spring / danced by Jeff Shelley and Donna Shelley -- Scene 7, Melody ranch / dnaced by Kanevsky, Carter, Quinones, Brizzi -- Scene 8, Take two -- Scene 9, Soft lights and sweet music.
Call Number
*MGZIA 4-6618
Title
American Ballroom Theater [videorecording] / artistic directors, Pierre Dulaine and Yvonne Marceau.
Imprint
c1992.
Country of Producing Entity
U.S.
Event
Videotaped in performance at the Joyce Theater, New York, N.Y., on November 20, 1992 ; video documentation, Video D Studios Inc.
Credits
Lighting, Michael Chybowski.
Performer
Performed by American Ballroom Theater: Pierre Dulaine, Yvonne Marceau, Gary Pierce, Gaye Bowidas, Victor Kanevsky, Dee Quinones, Stanley McCalla, Jennifer Ford, Alex Chassov, Natasha Uzhvak, Jeff Shelley, Donna Shelley, Danny Carter, and Lori Brizzi.
Local Subject
Exhibition ballroom dancing -- 1950-
Social dancing -- United States -- 20th century.
Television. American Ballroom Theater.
Comedy in dance.
Satire in dance.
Added Author
Dulaine, Pierre, dancer.
Dulaine, Pierre. Director
Marceau, Yvonne, dancer.
Marceau, Yvonne. Director
Pierce, Gary, dancer, choreographer.
Bowidas, Gaye, dancer.
Kanevsky, Victor, dancer.
Quinones, Dee, dancer.
McCalla, Stanley, dancer.
Ford, Jennifer, dancer.
Chassov, Alex, dancer.
Uzhvak, Natasha, dancer.
Shelley, Jeff, dancer.
Shelley, Donna, dancer.
Carter, Danny, dancer.
Brizzi, Lori, dancer.
Torres, Eddie, choreographer.
Freydont, Shelley.
Roudis, John, choreographer.
Manning, Frankie, choreographer.
Anastos, Peter, choreographer.
Pakledinaz, Martin, costume designer.
Gunn, Ron. Costume designer
Chybowski, Michael, lighting designer.
American Ballroom Theater.
Video D Studios.
Added Title
Ballroom suite (Choreographic work : Pierce)
Latin (Choreographic work : Torres)
For you (Choreographic work : Roudis)
Swing (Choreographic work : Manning)
Silver screen (Choreographic work : Anastos)
Gift of Dance Theater Workshop.
Research Call Number
*MGZIA 4-6618
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