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Dances at a gathering [excerpts] [videorecording] : rehearsal. [May 10, 1990]

Title
Dances at a gathering [excerpts] [videorecording] : rehearsal. [May 10, 1990] / choreography by Jerome Robbins ; music by Frédéric Chopin.
Publication
1990.

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Description
1 videocassette (VHS, NTSC) (88 min.) : sd., col.; 1/2 in.
Series Statement
Jerome Robbins Collection
Uniform Title
Dances at a gathering (Choreographic work : Robbins)
Genre/Form
  • Dance rehearsals.
  • Dance.
  • Video.
Note
  • No time/date code on frame.
Credits (note)
  • Pianist: Richard Moredock.
Event (note)
  • Videotaped in New York City Ballet studio rehearsal, in rehearsal clothes, with piano accompaniment, in New York City, on May 10, 1990.
Funding (note)
  • Preservation made possible in part with public funds from the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Biography (note)
  • Dances at a gathering was performed in the New York City Ballet's festival of Jerome Robbins' Ballets in June, 1990.
Contents
Waltz, op. 69, no. 2 / rehearsed by Darci Kistler and Ben Huys (12:00) -- Waltz, op. 42 / rehearsed by Darci Kistler and Damian Woetzel (10:00) -- Etude, op. 25, no. 4 / rehearsed by Darci Kistler (5:30) -- Mazurka, op. 63. no. 3 / rehearsed by Robert La Fosse and Damian Woetzel (13:00) -- Waltz, op. 70, no. 2 / rehearsed by Stephanie Saland, Damian Woetzel, Jock Soto, Ben Huys (19:00) -- Scherzo, op. 20 / rehearsed by Stephanie Saland, Heather Watts, Darci Kistler, Damian Woetzel, Ben Huys, Jock Soto, Kipling Houston (29:00).
Call Number
*MGZIA 4-6533 JRC
Title
Dances at a gathering [excerpts] [videorecording] : rehearsal. [May 10, 1990] / choreography by Jerome Robbins ; music by Frédéric Chopin.
Imprint
1990.
Country of Producing Entity
U.S.
Series
Jerome Robbins Collection
Credits
Pianist: Richard Moredock.
Performer
Rehearsed by Darci Kistler, Ben Huys, Damian Woetzel, Robert La Fosse, Stephanie Saland, Heather Watts, Jock Soto, Kipling Houston.
Event
Videotaped in New York City Ballet studio rehearsal, in rehearsal clothes, with piano accompaniment, in New York City, on May 10, 1990.
Summary
Jerome Robbins, assisted by ballet master Victor Castelli, directs a rehearsal of excerpts from Dances at a gathering. There are many interruptions and repetitions. Robbins gives corrections and demonstrates choreography. A second set of dancers rehearse some pieces at the back of the studio; Lauren Hauser rehearses Darci Kistler's role, Helene Alexopoulos rehearses Stephanie Saland's role, Lindsay Fischer rehearses Jock Soto's role, and Ethan Steifel rehearses Damian Woetzel's role in Waltz, op. 42.
Funding
Preservation made possible in part with public funds from the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Biography
Dances at a gathering was performed in the New York City Ballet's festival of Jerome Robbins' Ballets in June, 1990.
Added Author
Robbins, Jerome, choreographer. Director
Castelli, Victor. Director
Kistler, Darci, 1964- dancer.
Huys, Ben, dancer.
Woetzel, Damian, dancer.
La Fosse, Robert, dancer.
Saland, Stephanie, dancer.
Soto, Jock, dancer.
Watts, Heather, dancer.
Houston, Kipling, dancer.
Chopin, Frédéric, 1810-1849. Composer
Moredock, Richard. Instrumentalist
New York City Ballet.
Added Title
Dances at a gathering (Choreographic work : Robbins)
Research Call Number
*MGZIA 4-6533 JRC
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