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Watermill [videorecording] : rehearsal. [Mar. 22, 1990]

Title
Watermill [videorecording] : rehearsal. [Mar. 22, 1990] / choreography by Jerome Robbins ; music by Teiji Ito.
Publication
1990.

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Description
1 videocassette (VHS, NTSC) (92 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 live music, on Mar. 22, 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 4-6458 JRC
Title
Watermill [videorecording] : rehearsal. [Mar. 22, 1990] / choreography by Jerome Robbins ; music by Teiji Ito.
Imprint
1990.
Country of Producing Entity
U.S.
Series
Jerome Robbins Collection
Performer
Rehearsed by Edward Villella and members of New York City Ballet, including Brian Reeder, Diana White, Kipling Houston, Edward Liang, Nilas Martins, Laurence Matthews, Paul Boos, Robert Lyon, Russell Kaiser, Jerome Kipper, William Otto, Tracy Bennett, Allison Brown, Teresa Reyes.
Event
Videotaped in New York City Ballet studio rehearsal, in rehearsal clothes, with live music, on Mar. 22, 1990.
Summary
Jerome Robbins, assisted by ballet master Jean-Pierre Frohlich, directs a rehearsal of Watermill. After a full run-through of the ballet (lasting approximately 50 minutes), Robbins gives corrections to the musicians and the dancers, discussing timing and the style of the choreography. There are further rehearsals of the Spring section, the Fall section and the pas de deux.
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
Villella, Edward, 1936- dancer.
Reeder, Brian, dancer.
White, Diana (Ballet dancer), dancer.
Houston, Kipling, 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.
Reyes, Teresa (Ballet dancer), dancer.
Otto, William, 1958- dancer.
Bennett, Tracy, dancer.
New York City Ballet.
Added Title
Watermill (Choreographic work : Robbins)
Research Call Number
*MGZIA 4-6458 JRC
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