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West Side story suite [excerpts] [videorecording] : rehearsal. Mar. 22, 1995

Title
West Side story suite [excerpts] [videorecording] : rehearsal. Mar. 22, 1995 / choreography by Jerome Robbins; music by Leonard Bernstein; lyrics by Stephen Sondheim.
Publication
1995.

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Description
1 videodisc (NTSC) (57 min.) : sd., col.; 4 3/4 in.
Donor/Sponsor
Gift of New York City Ballet.
Uniform Title
West Side story suite (Choreographic work : Robbins)
Genre/Form
  • Dance rehearsals.
  • Dance.
  • Video.
Event (note)
  • Videotaped in New York City Ballet studio rehearsal, in rehearsal clothes, with piano accompaniment, in New York City, on Mar. 22, 1995.
System Details (note)
  • DVD.
Biography (note)
  • West Side story suite had its New York City Ballet premiere on May 18, 1995, with guest artists Nancy Ticotin and Natalie Toro.
Contents
Rumble / rehearsed by Robert La Fosse, Jock Soto, Nikolaj Hübbe, Christopher Wheeldon, William Otto, Sébastien Marcovici, Arch Higgins, Tom Gold, Edward Liang, Alexander Ritter, Sant'gria Bello, Peter Hansen, Richard Marsden, Christopher Boehmer, Christopher Mcdougall, Benjamin Bowman, Robert Wersinger, Andrew Robertson, and others (49 min.) -- America / rehearsed by Nancy Ticotin, Michele Gifford, Kristina Fernandez, Samantha Allen, Riolama Lorenzo, Andrea Long, Deanna McBrearty, Rebecca Metzger, Amanda Edge (8 min.)
Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-522
Title
West Side story suite [excerpts] [videorecording] : rehearsal. Mar. 22, 1995 / choreography by Jerome Robbins; music by Leonard Bernstein; lyrics by Stephen Sondheim.
Imprint
1995.
Country of Producing Entity
U.S.
Performer
Rehearsed by members of New York City Ballet, including Robert La Fosse (Tony), Jock Soto (Bernardo), Nancy Ticotin (Anita), Nikolaj Hübbe (Riff), and Michele Gifford, Kristina Fernandez, Samantha Allen, Riolama Lorenzo, Andrea Long, Deanna McBrearty, Rebecca Metzger, Amanda Edge, Christopher Wheeldon, William Otto, Sébastien Marcovici, Arch Higgins, Tom Gold, Edward Liang, Alexander Ritter, Sant'gria Bello, Peter Hansen, Richard Marsden, Christopher Boehmer, Christopher Mcdougall, Benjamin Bowman, Robert Wersinger, Andrew Robertson, and others.
Event
Videotaped in New York City Ballet studio rehearsal, in rehearsal clothes, with piano accompaniment, in New York City, on Mar. 22, 1995.
Summary
Jerome Robbins, assisted by ballet masters Jean Pierre Frohlich and James Moore, directs a rehearsal of West Side story suite. During the rehearsal of the Rumble, Robbins speaks about the script and context of the scene, and the dancers watch a video of the scene. Natalie Toro, who performed the part of Rosalia in America, is not present in this rehearsal.
System Details
DVD.
Biography
West Side story suite had its New York City Ballet premiere on May 18, 1995, with guest artists Nancy Ticotin and Natalie Toro.
Added Author
Robbins, Jerome, choreographer. Director
Bernstein, Leonard, 1918-1990. West Side story.
Sondheim, Stephen. Lyricist
Frohlich, Jean Pierre. Director
Moore, James, 1930 Dec. 12- Director
La Fosse, Robert, dancer.
Soto, Jock, dancer.
Ticotin, Nancy, dancer. Singer
Hübbe, Nikolaj, dancer.
Wheeldon, Christopher, dancer.
Otto, William, 1958- dancer.
Marcovici, Sébastien, 1975- dancer.
Higgins, Arch, dancer.
Gold, Tom, dancer.
Liang, Edward, dancer.
Ritter, Alexander, dancer.
Bello, Sant'gria, dancer.
Long, Andrea, 1966- dancer.
Allen, Samantha, dancer.
Gifford, Michele, dancer.
Edge, Amanda, dancer.
Bowman, Benjamin, dancer.
Mcdougall, Christopher, dancer.
Hansen, Peter, dancer.
Boehmer, Christopher, dancer.
McBrearty, Deanna, dancer.
Metzger, Rebecca, dancer.
Wersinger, Robert, dancer.
Fernández, Kristina, dancer.
Lorenzo, Riolama, dancer.
Marsden, Richard, dancer.
New York City Ballet.
Added Title
West Side story suite (Choreographic work : Robbins)
Gift of New York City Ballet.
Research Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-522
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