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Watermill [excerpts] [videorecording] : rehearsal. [Mar. 17, 1990]

Title
Watermill [excerpts] [videorecording] : rehearsal. [Mar. 17, 1990] / choreography by Jerome Robbins ; music by Teiji Ito.
Publication
1990.

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Description
1 videocassette (VHS, NTSC) (57 min.) : sd., col.; 1/2 in.
Series Statement
Jerome Robbins Collection
Uniform Title
Watermill (Choreographic work : Robbins)
Genre/Form
  • Dance rehearsals.
  • Dance.
  • Video.
Note
  • No time/date code on frame.
Event (note)
  • Videotaped in New York City Ballet studio rehearsal, in rehearsal clothes, with recorded music, on Mar. 17, 1990.
Funding (note)
  • Preservation made possible in part with public funds from the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Biography (note)
  • Watermill was performed as part of New York City Ballet's festival of Jerome Robbins' ballets in June, 1990, with Edward Villella appearing as a guest artist.
Call Number
*MGZIA 4-6565 JRC
Title
Watermill [excerpts] [videorecording] : rehearsal. [Mar. 17, 1990] / choreography by Jerome Robbins ; music by Teiji Ito.
Imprint
1990.
Country of Producing Entity
U.S.
Series
Jerome Robbins Collection
Performer
Rehearsed by members of New York City Ballet, including Brian Reeder, Diana White, Edward Liang, Nilas Martins, Laurence Matthews, Paul Boos, Robert Lyon, Russell Kaiser, Jerome Kipper, William Otto, Allison Brown, Gordon Stevens, Simone Schumacher, Ethan Stiefel.
Event
Videotaped in New York City Ballet studio rehearsal, in rehearsal clothes, with recorded music, on Mar. 17, 1990.
Summary
Jerome Robbins, assisted by ballet masters Jean-Pierre Frohlich and Victor Castelli, directs a rehearsal of Watermill. Edward Villella, who danced the main role in Watermill, is not present in this rehearsal. At different points, Robbins, Castelli and Frohlich perform his role. The spring section of Watermill is rehearsed, from the Youth's entrance through the runners. The pas de deux in the summer section is rehearsed by both Diana White and Brian Reeder, and by Simone Schumacher and Gordon Stevens. Lastly, the finale of the ballet is rehearsed. Throughout the rehearsal, Robbins discusses and demonstrates choreography.
Funding
Preservation made possible in part with public funds from the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Biography
Watermill was performed as part of New York City Ballet's festival of Jerome Robbins' ballets in June, 1990, with Edward Villella appearing as a guest artist.
Added Author
Robbins, Jerome, choreographer. Director
Itō, Teiji. Composer
Frohlich, Jean Pierre. Director
Castelli, Victor. Director
Reeder, Brian, dancer.
White, Diana (Ballet dancer), dancer.
Schumacher, Simone, dancer.
Matthews, Laurence, dancer.
Martins, Nilas, dancer.
Boos, Paul, dancer.
Lyon, Robert, 1968- dancer.
Kipper, Jerome, dancer.
Kaiser, Russell, dancer.
Liang, Edward, dancer.
Brown, Allison, dancer.
Stiefel, Ethan, dancer.
Otto, William, 1958- dancer.
Stevens, Gordon, 1966- dancer.
New York City Ballet.
Added Title
Watermill (Choreographic work : Robbins)
Research Call Number
*MGZIA 4-6565 JRC
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