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Jacob's Pillow gala [videorecording] : the show.

Title
Jacob's Pillow gala [videorecording] : the show.
Publication
1987.

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Description
1 videocassette (VHS, NTSC) (66 min.) : sd., col.; 1/2 in.
Donor/Sponsor
Gift of Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival.
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Dance.
  • Video.
Note
  • The sound quality is poor during the opening speeches. The picture is very dark on some parts of the tape.
  • Title from original container.
Event (note)
  • Videotaped in performance in the Ted Shawn Theater, Jacob's Pillow, Becket, Mass., on June 21, 1987.
Contents
Opening speeches / by Christopher Reeve, Kitty Dukakis, Liz Thompson (9 min.) -- Big news from Winnetka / performed by Ann Reinking and Gary Chryst (3 min.) -- Inscape / choreographed by Bruce Marks; performed by Devon Carney and Marie Christine Mouis (9 min.) -- [Solo] / choreographed and performed by Ralph Lemon -- [Monologue] / written and performed by David Cale (10 min.) -- [Suite of dances] / choreographed by Michael Peters; performed by the Bernice Johnson dancers (22 min.)
Call Number
*MGZIA 4-6959
Title
Jacob's Pillow gala [videorecording] : the show.
Imprint
1987.
Country of Producing Entity
U.S.
Performer
Performers include Ann Reinking, Gary Chryst, Devon Carney, Marie Christine Mouis, Ralph Lemon, David Cale, and the Bernice Johnson dancers.
Event
Videotaped in performance in the Ted Shawn Theater, Jacob's Pillow, Becket, Mass., on June 21, 1987.
Summary
The program is introduced by actor Christopher Reeve. Kitty Dukakis reads a proclamation from Governor Michael Dukakis designating June 21, 1987 as Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival Day. Liz Thompson, artistic director of Jacob's Pillow, speaks about how the gala program represents her broad view of dance.
Added Author
Reeve, Christopher, 1952-2004, speaker.
Dukakis, Kitty. Speaker
Thompson, Liz. Speaker
Reinking, Ann, dancer.
Chryst, Gary, dancer.
Marks, Bruce, 1937- choreographer.
Carney, Devon, dancer.
Mouis, Marie Christine, dancer.
Lemon, Ralph, choreographer, dancer.
Cale, David. Performer
Peters, Michael, 1948- choreographer.
Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival.
Added Title
Gift of Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival.
Research Call Number
*MGZIA 4-6959
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