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Star search [videorecording] : student organized talent show.

Title
Star search [videorecording] : student organized talent show.
Publication
1984.

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Description
1 videocassette (VHS, NTSC) (93 min.) : sd., col.; 1/2 in.
Donor/Sponsor
Gift of Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival.
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Comedy variety.
  • Dance.
  • Talent shows.
  • Video.
Note
  • Title from original container.
Event (note)
  • Videotaped at Jacob's Pillow, Becket, Mass., on July 1 and Aug. 19, 1984.
Contents
July 1, 1984. Star search: student organized talent show (55 min.) -- Aug. 19, 1984. Informal showing, Jazz Project (38 min.)
Call Number
*MGZIA 4-4449
Title
Star search [videorecording] : student organized talent show.
Imprint
1984.
Country of Producing Entity
U.S.
Performer
Performed by Jacob's Pillow students, including Yloy Ybarra, Marisa Luther, Suzanne Polastri; interns including Buford Green and Esther Edelman; artist in residence Blondel Cummings; with an appearance by executive director Liz Thompson.
Event
Videotaped at Jacob's Pillow, Becket, Mass., on July 1 and Aug. 19, 1984.
Summary
The two programs on this tape present informal performances by students and interns at Jacob's Pillow, including parodies of companies appearing in the 1984 season. The first program, Star search, includes a jazz dance ensemble; a flamenco dance by Yloy Ybarra; two songs performed by Buford Green; and parodies of director Liz Thompson, a television commercial, Mobile (choreographed by Tomm Ruud), a talk show with ballet dancers as guests, and Martha Graham technique. At the end of the program Liz Thompson is presented with a mock award. The second program includes a parody of breakdancing; poetry readings; comedy skits; a dance performed by Blondell Cummings in a nun's habit; and a parody of Caravanserai (choreographed by Talley Beatty.)
Added Author
Ybarra, Yloy, dancer.
Luther, Marisa, dancer.
Polastri, Suzanne, dancer.
Cummings, Blondell, dancer.
Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival.
Added Title
Gift of Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival.
Research Call Number
*MGZIA 4-4449
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