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DanceNY. Streb: pop action [and] Balanchine lives!

Title
DanceNY. Streb: pop action [and] Balanchine lives! [videorecording] / WNYE ; Dance Magazine ; Michael Blackwood Productions ; directed and produced by Michael Blackwood.
Publication
Brooklyn, N.Y. : WNYE, 2003.

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Additional Authors
  • Blackwood, Michael.
  • Streb, Elizabeth
  • Balanchine, George
  • Russell, Francia.
  • Neary, Patricia.
  • Taper, Bernard.
  • Simon, Victoria.
  • Horgan, Barbara.
  • Maillot, Jean-Christophe.
  • Aroldingen, Karin von, 1941-2018.
  • Glushak, Nanette.
  • Leland, Sara, 1941-
  • Villella, Edward, 1936-
  • Hendl, Susan.
  • Wilde, Patricia, 1928-
  • Borne, Elyse.
  • Stowell, Kent.
  • Mazzo, Kay.
  • Farrell, Suzanne, 1945-
  • Schläpfer, Martin.
  • Schorer, Suki.
  • Verdy, Violette, 1933-2016.
  • Cook, Bart.
  • Jaffe, Susan.
  • Lopez, Lourdes.
  • Kaplan, Barbara Paige.
  • Perron, Wendy.
  • Michael Blackwood Productions.
  • Ringside (Company)
  • Ballet du Capitole.
  • Ballets de Monte-Carlo.
  • Miami City Ballet.
  • Pacific Northwest Ballet.
  • Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre.
  • Bern. Stadttheater. Ballet.
  • WNYE (Television station : Brooklyn, N.Y.)
Description
1 videocassette (VHS, NTSC) (130 min.) : sd., col.; 1/2 in.
Summary
Telecasts of two documentaries by Michael Blackwood, with additional introductions and afterwords. The first program, featuring the work of Elizabeth Streb, is 61 min. long. The second, focusing on the legacy of choreographer George Balanchine, is 69 min. long, and begins with an added interview with Lourdes Lopez, a former principal dancer of New York City Ballet and current executive director of the Balanchine Foundation.
Donor/Sponsor
Gift of Wendy Perron, Dance Magazine.
Series Statement
DanceNY
Uniform Title
  • Little ease (Choreographic work : Streb)
  • Concerto barocco (Choreographic work : Balanchine)
  • Donizetti variations (Choreographic work : Balanchine)
  • Jewels (Choreographic work : Balanchine)
  • Liebeslieder Walzer (Choreographic work : Balanchine)
  • Midsummer night's dream (Choreographic work : Balanchine)
  • Theme and variations (Choreographic work : Balanchine)
  • Dance Magazine.
Alternative Title
  • DanceNY. Balanchine lives!
  • Streb pop action
  • Balanchine lives!
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Dance.
  • Documentaries and factual films and programs.
  • Video.
  • Dance rehearsals.
Note
  • Logo of WNYE appears on screen.
  • For non-telecast versions of the two documentaries, without the additional introductions, interview, and afterwords, see: *MGZIA 4-5768 Streb: pop action, and *MGZIA 4-4918 Balanchine lives!
  • Considerable dropout at beginning of second program.
Performer (note)
  • Host of telecasts: Susan Jaffe.
  • Interviewee on Balanchine lives! telecast: Lourdes Lopez.
Event (note)
  • Compilation of two programs telecast by WNYE, Brooklyn, N.Y., on the series DanceNY, on Feb. 6, 2003 (Streb) and Feb. 13, 2003 (Balanchine).
Contents
  • Streb: pop action (c2001) / photography, Mead Hunt; editing, Joëlle Schon; sound recordist, Kipjaz Savoie. Interview with Elizabeth Streb, artistic director/choreographer of STREB [formerly called Ringside]. She discusses her choreographic career and the evolution of her distinctive style, which is marked by athleticism, physical daring, and the inventive use of space. She describes her innovative "pop action" technique, which is demonstrated in the rehearsal and performance excerpts that are intercut with the interview. Streb's signature piece Little ease is seen at the beginning and end of the documentary, which includes performances by STREB company members Terry Dean Bartlett, Sheila Carreras Brandson, Brian Brooks, Lisa Dalton, Chantal Deeble, Nikita Maxwell, Eli McAfee, and Weena Pauly. For a fuller description of this documentary, see the catalog record for *MGZIA 4-5768 Streb: pop action.
  • Balanchine lives! (c1997) / produced in association with Westdeutscher Rundfunk and ARTE. Interviewees: Francia Russell, Patricia Neary, Bernard Taper, Victoria Simon, Barbara Horgan, Jean-Christophe Maillot, Karin von Aroldingen, Sara Leland, Nanette Glushak, Edward Villella, Susan Hendl, Patricia Wilde, Elyse Borne, Kent Stowell, Kay Mazzo, Suzanne Farrell, Martin Schläpfer, Suki Schorer, Violette Verdy, Bart Cook. Documentary on George Balanchine's choreographic legacy and the preservation of his ballets as living works of art. The documentary visits an international array of ballet companies which continue to perform his works. Artistic directors, restagers, and others with a deep concern for his legacy discuss the challenges of maintaining the works' vitality and freshness as well as accuracy. Ballets seen in rehearsal include: Concerto barocco, restaged by Patricia Neary for Les Ballets de Monte-Carlo; Jewels, restaged by Elyse Borne for Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre; Liebeslieder Walzer, restaged by Karin von Aroldingen and Sara Leland for Ballet du Capitole of Toulouse; Theme and variations, restaged by Susan Hendl for Miami City Ballet; A midsummer night's dream, restaged by Francia Russia for Pacific Northwest Ballet; Donizetti variations, restaged by Nanette Glushak for the Bern Ballet. For a fuller description of this documentary, see catalog record for *MGZIA 4-4918 Balanchine lives!
Call Number
*MGZIA 4-7596
OCLC
NYPY04-F294
Title
DanceNY. Streb: pop action [and] Balanchine lives! [videorecording] / WNYE ; Dance Magazine ; Michael Blackwood Productions ; directed and produced by Michael Blackwood.
Imprint
Brooklyn, N.Y. : WNYE, 2003.
Country of Producing Entity
U.S.
Series
DanceNY
Event
Compilation of two programs telecast by WNYE, Brooklyn, N.Y., on the series DanceNY, on Feb. 6, 2003 (Streb) and Feb. 13, 2003 (Balanchine).
Performer
Host of telecasts: Susan Jaffe.
Interviewee on Balanchine lives! telecast: Lourdes Lopez.
Added Author
Blackwood, Michael. Director. Producer
Streb, Elizabeth, choreographer, dancer. Interviewee
Balanchine, George, choreographer.
Russell, Francia. Interviewee
Neary, Patricia. Interviewee
Taper, Bernard. Interviewee
Simon, Victoria. Interviewee
Horgan, Barbara. Interviewee
Maillot, Jean-Christophe. Interviewee
Aroldingen, Karin von, 1941-2018. Interviewee
Glushak, Nanette. Interviewee
Leland, Sara, 1941- Interviewee
Villella, Edward, 1936- Interviewee
Hendl, Susan. Interviewee
Wilde, Patricia, 1928- Interviewee
Borne, Elyse. Interviewee
Stowell, Kent. Interviewee
Mazzo, Kay. Interviewee
Farrell, Suzanne, 1945- Interviewee
Schläpfer, Martin. Interviewee
Schorer, Suki. Interviewee
Verdy, Violette, 1933-2016. Interviewee
Cook, Bart. Interviewee
Jaffe, Susan. Host
Lopez, Lourdes. Interviewee
Kaplan, Barbara Paige. Producer
Perron, Wendy. Author. Commentator
Michael Blackwood Productions.
Ringside (Company)
Ballet du Capitole.
Ballets de Monte-Carlo.
Miami City Ballet.
Pacific Northwest Ballet.
Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre.
Bern. Stadttheater. Ballet.
WNYE (Television station : Brooklyn, N.Y.)
Added Title
Little ease (Choreographic work : Streb)
Concerto barocco (Choreographic work : Balanchine)
Donizetti variations (Choreographic work : Balanchine)
Jewels (Choreographic work : Balanchine)
Liebeslieder Walzer (Choreographic work : Balanchine)
Midsummer night's dream (Choreographic work : Balanchine)
Theme and variations (Choreographic work : Balanchine)
Dance Magazine.
Research Call Number
*MGZIA 4-7596
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