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West Side story suite [excerpts] [videorecording] : rehearsal. Mar. 24, 1995

Title
West Side story suite [excerpts] [videorecording] : rehearsal. Mar. 24, 1995 / choreography by Jerome Robbins; music by Leonard Bernstein; lyrics by Stephen Sondheim.
Publication
1995.

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Description
2 videodiscs (NTSC) (125 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. 24, 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. Something's coming / rehearsed by Robert La Fosse, Ethan Stiefel, Philip Neal (37 min.) -- Dance at the gym / rehearsed by Robert La Fosse, Yvonne Borree, Jock Soto, Nancy Ticotin, Ethan Stiefel, and others (24 min.)
  • Disc 2. Dance at the gym (cont'd from disc 1) (29 min.) -- Cool / rehearsed by Ethan Stiefel, Russell Kaiser, Sébastien Marcovici, Christopher Wheeldon, and others (21 min.) -- America / rehearsed by Nancy Ticotin, Samantha Allen, Michele Gifford, Kristina Fernandez, Adrea Long, Amanda Edge, Riolama Lorenzo, Deanna McBrearty (14 min.)
Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-503
Title
West Side story suite [excerpts] [videorecording] : rehearsal. Mar. 24, 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), Ethan Stiefel (Riff), and Pascale Van Kipnis, Michele Gifford, Jennifer Tinsley, Kristina Fernandez, Samantha Allen, Amanda Edge, Lydia Harmsen, Riolama Lorenzo, Andrea Long, Deanna McBrearty, Rachel Rutherford, Christopher Wheeldon, Sébastien Marcovici, Russell Kaiser, Arch Higgins, Tom Gold, Edward Liang, Alexander Ritter, Sant'gria Bello, Peter Hansen, Andrew Robertson, Christopher Macdougall, Richard Marsden, Benjamin Bowman, Robert Wersinger, and others.
Event
Videotaped in New York City Ballet studio rehearsal, in rehearsal clothes, with piano accompaniment, in New York City, on Mar. 24, 1995.
Summary
Jerome Robbins, assisted by ballet masters Jean-Pierre Frohlich, Victor Castelli and James Moore, directs a rehearsal of West Side story suite. Robbins develops choreography for Something's coming and discusses the dramatic mood in Dance at the gym.
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.
Local Note
For the continuation of this rehearsal, see *MGZIDVD 5-504.
Added Author
Robbins, Jerome, choreographer. Director
Bernstein, Leonard, 1918-1990. West Side story.
Sondheim, Stephen. Lyricist
Frohlich, Jean Pierre. Director
Castelli, Victor. Director
Moore, James, 1930 Dec. 12- Director
La Fosse, Robert, dancer.
Borree, Yvonne, dancer.
Soto, Jock, dancer.
Ticotin, Nancy, dancer. Singer
Stiefel, Ethan, dancer. Singer
Wheeldon, Christopher, dancer.
Marcovici, Sébastien, 1975- dancer.
Kaiser, Russell, dancer.
Higgins, Arch, dancer.
Gold, Tom, dancer.
Liang, Edward, dancer.
Ritter, Alexander, dancer.
Bello, Sant'gria, dancer.
Long, Andrea, 1966- dancer.
McBrearty, Deanna, dancer.
Edge, Amanda, dancer.
Allen, Samantha, dancer.
Gifford, Michele, dancer.
Tinsley, Jennifer, dancer.
Fernández, Kristina, dancer.
Harmsen, Lydia, dancer.
Rutherford, Rachel, dancer.
Lorenzo, Riolama, dancer.
Hansen, Peter, dancer.
Robertson, Andrew, dancer.
Macdougall, Christopher, dancer.
Marsden, Richard, dancer.
Van Kipnis, Pascale, dancer.
Bowman, Benjamin, dancer.
Wersinger, Robert, dancer.
New York City Ballet.
Added Title
West Side story suite (Choreographic work : Robbins)
Gift of New York City Ballet.
Research Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-503
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