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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
2 videodiscs (NTSC) (105 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
  • Disc 1. Dance at the gym / rehearsed by Robert La Fosse, Yvonne Borree, Jock Soto, Nancy Ticotin, Ethan Stiefel and others (27 min.) -- Cool / rehearsed by Nikolaj Hübbe and others (8 min.) -- Somewhere ballet / rehearsed by Robert La Fosse, Yvonne Borree, Tom Gold, Christopher Wheeldon, Samantha Allen, and others (11 min.) -- Prologue / rehearsed by Nikolaj Hübbe, Robert La Fosse, Sébastien Marcovici, Richard Marsden, Russell Kaiser, Christopher Wheeldon, Jock Soto, Arch Higgins, Alexander Ritter, Sant'gria Bello, Christopher Macdougall, Edward Liang, and others (14 min.)
  • Disc 2. Prologue (cont. from disc 1) (17 min.) -- Cool / rehearsed by Nikolaj Hübbe, Russell Kaiser, Christopher Wheeldon, Sébastien Marcovici, William Otto, Robert Wersinger, and others (28 min.)
Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-523
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), Yvonne Borree (Maria), Jock Soto (Bernardo), Nancy Ticotin (Anita), Nikolaj Hübbe (Riff), Ethan Stiefel (Riff, 2nd cast), and Michele Gifford, Jennifer Tinsley, Samantha Allen, Andrea Long, Pascale Van Kipnis, Elizabeth Walker, Amanda Edge, Deanna McBrearty, Christopher Wheeldon, William Otto, Sébastien Marcovici, Arch Higgins, Tom Gold, Edward Liang, Alexander Ritter, Sant'gria Bello, Peter Hansen, Richard Marsden, Andrew Robertson, Robert Wersinger, Christopher Mcdougall, 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 master Jean-Pierre Frohlich, directs a rehearsal of West Side story suite. Robbins speaks to the dancers rehearsing the Prologue about their characters and the context of the scene.
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.
Robbins, Jerome, director.
Bernstein, Leonard, 1918-1990. West Side story.
Sondheim, Stephen. Lyricist
Frohlich, Jean Pierre, director.
La Fosse, Robert, dancer.
Borree, Yvonne, dancer.
Soto, Jock, dancer.
Ticotin, Nancy, performer.
Hübbe, Nikolaj, performer.
Stiefel, Ethan, 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.
Wersinger, Robert, dancer.
Long, Andrea, 1966- dancer.
Allen, Samantha, dancer.
Gifford, Michele, dancer.
Tinsley, Jennifer, dancer.
Walker, Elizabeth, dancer.
Van Kipnis, Pascale, dancer.
Edge, Amanda, dancer.
Hansen, Peter, dancer.
Marsden, Richard, dancer.
McBrearty, Deanna, dancer.
Mcdougall, Christopher, dancer.
New York City Ballet.
Added Title
West Side story suite (Choreographic work : Robbins)
Gift of New York City Ballet.
Research Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-523
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