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West Side story suite [videorecording] : rehearsal. Mar. 30, 1995

Title
West Side story suite [videorecording] : rehearsal. Mar. 30, 1995 / choreography by Jerome Robbins; music by Leonard Bernstein; lyrics by Stephen Sondheim.
Publication
1995.

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Description
1 videodisc (NTSC) (59 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. 30, 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.
Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-520
Title
West Side story suite [videorecording] : rehearsal. Mar. 30, 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), Elena Diner (Maria), Jock Soto (Bernardo), Nancy Ticotin (Anita), Nikolaj Hübbe (Riff), Natalie Toro (Rosalia), and Michele Gifford, Jennifer Tinsley, Emily Coates, Kristina Fernandez, Samantha Allen, Riolama Lorenzo, Andrea Long, Rachel Rutherford, Dina Abergel, Christopher Wheeldon, William Otto, Sébastien Marcovici, Arch Higgins, Tom Gold, Edward Liang, Alexander Ritter, Sant'gria Bello, Peter Hansen, Richard Marsden, and others.
Event
Videotaped in New York City Ballet studio rehearsal, in rehearsal clothes, with piano accompaniment, in New York City, on Mar. 30, 1995.
Summary
Jerome Robbins, assisted by ballet master Jean Pierre Frohlich, directs a rehearsal of West Side story suite. The rehearsal begins with work on the transition between Prologue and Something's coming. After a full run-through, lasting approximately 30 min., Robbins gives comments and corrections on individual sections.
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.
Diner, Elena, dancer.
Soto, Jock, dancer.
Ticotin, Nancy, performer.
Hübbe, Nikolaj, performer.
Toro, Natalie, performer.
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.
Tinsley, Jennifer, dancer.
Coates, Emily, dancer.
Fernández, Kristina, dancer.
Lorenzo, Riolama, dancer.
Hansen, Peter, dancer.
Marsden, Richard, dancer.
Rutherford, Rachel, dancer.
New York City Ballet.
Added Title
West Side story suite (Choreographic work : Robbins)
Gift of New York City Ballet.
Research Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-520
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