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Watermill [excerpts] [videorecording] : rehearsal. [Mar. 20, 1990]

Title
Watermill [excerpts] [videorecording] : rehearsal. [Mar. 20, 1990] / choreography by Jerome Robbins ; music by Teiji Ito.
Publication
1990.

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Description
1 videocassette (VHS, NTSC) (118 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. 20, 1990.
Funding (note)
  • Preservation made possible in part with public funds from the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Biography (note)
  • Watermill was performed during New York City Ballet's festival of Jerome Robbins' ballets in June, 1990.
Contents
Summer / rehearsed by Brian Reeder, Diana White, Gordon Stevens, Simone Schumacher, Nilas Martins, Carole Divet, Tracy Bennett (39 min.) -- Runners / rehearsed by Robert Lyon, Russell Kaiser, Paul Boos, William Otto, Gordon Stevens, Nilas Martins, Brian Reeder, Arch Higgins, Jerome Kipper, Peter Naumann and others (37 min.) -- Harvesters / rehearsed by Allison Brown, Carole Divet, Heidi Gans, Antonia Franceschi, Barbara Britton and others (42 min.)
Call Number
*MGZIA 4-6918 JRC
Title
Watermill [excerpts] [videorecording] : rehearsal. [Mar. 20, 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, Simone Schumacher, Nilas Martins, Paul Boos, Robert Lyon, Russell Kaiser, Jerome Kipper, William Otto, Peter Naumann, Allison Brown, Gordon Stevens, Tracy Bennett, Carole Divet, Arch Higgins, Heidi Gans, Antonia Franceschi, Barbara Britton.
Event
Videotaped in New York City Ballet studio rehearsal, in rehearsal clothes, with recorded music, on Mar. 20, 1990.
Summary
Jerome Robbins, assisted by ballet masters Jean-Pierre Frohlich and Victor Castelli, directs a rehearsal of Watermill. Each section is rehearsed multiple times. Edward Villella, who performed the central role in this production, does not appear in this rehearsal; in some sections Frohlich or Robbins rehearse his role. Robbins gives corrections to the dancers and discusses the choreography.
Funding
Preservation made possible in part with public funds from the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Biography
Watermill was performed during New York City Ballet's festival of Jerome Robbins' ballets in June, 1990.
Added Author
Robbins, Jerome, choreographer. Director
Itō, Teiji. Composer
Frohlich, Jean Pierre. Director
Castelli, Victor. Director
Bennett, Tracy, dancer.
Reeder, Brian, dancer.
White, Diana (Ballet dancer), dancer.
Schumacher, Simone, dancer.
Divet, Carole, dancer.
Martins, Nilas, dancer.
Boos, Paul, dancer.
Lyon, Robert, dancer.
Kipper, Jerome, dancer.
Kaiser, Russell, dancer.
Higgins, Arch, dancer.
Naumann, Peter Carl, dancer.
Brown, Allison, dancer.
Gans, Heidi, dancer.
Otto, William, 1958- dancer.
Stevens, Gordon, dancer.
Britton, Barbara, dancer.
Franceschi, Antonia, dancer.
New York City Ballet.
Added Title
Watermill (Choreographic work : Robbins)
Research Call Number
*MGZIA 4-6918 JRC
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