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

Title
West Side story suite [excerpts] [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) (64 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.
Credits (note)
  • Pianist: Paul Gemignani.
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 29, 1995, with guest artists Nancy Ticotin and Natalie Toro.
Contents
America / rehearsed by Nancy Ticotin, Natalie Toro, Samantha Allen, Riolama Lorenzo, Kristina Fernandez, Michele Gifford, Amanda Edge, Andrea Long, Rebecca Metzger (27) / [Cha-cha] (from Dance at the gym) / rehearsed by Robert La Fosse, Elena Diner (11 min.) -- Somewhere ballet / rehearsed by Robert La Fosse, Elena Diner (17 min.) -- Something's coming / rehearsed by Robert La Fosse (9 min.)
Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-509
Title
West Side story suite [excerpts] [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.
Credits
Pianist: Paul Gemignani.
Performer
Rehearsed by Nancy Ticotin (Anita), Natalie Toro (Rosalia), Robert La Fosse (Tony), Elena Diner (Maria), and Samantha Allen, Riolama Lorenzo, Kristina Fernandez, Michele Gifford, Amanda Edge, Andrea Long, Rebecca Metzger.
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 masters Jean Pierre Frohlich and James Moore, directs a rehearsal of West Side story suite. The first part of the rehearsal covers the vocals, gestures and staging for America. Robbins directs Robert La Fosse and Elena Diner in a rehearsal of Tony and Maria's pas de deux from Dance at the gym and their parts in the Somewhere ballet. At the end of the rehearsal, Robbins works with Robert La Fosse on new choreography for the beginning and end of Something's coming.
System Details
DVD.
Biography
West Side story suite had its New York City Ballet premiere on May 29, 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
Moore, James, 1930 Dec. 12- director.
Ticotin, Nancy, performer.
Toro, Natalie, performer.
La Fosse, Robert, dancer.
Diner, Elena, dancer.
Allen, Samantha, dancer.
Lorenzo, Riolama, dancer.
Fernández, Kristina, dancer.
Gifford, Michele, dancer.
Edge, Amanda, dancer.
Long, Andrea, 1966- dancer.
Metzger, Rebecca, dancer.
Gemignani, Paul. Instrumentalist
New York City Ballet.
Added Title
West Side story suite (Choreographic work : Robbins)
Gift of New York City Ballet.
Research Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-509
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