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Dancing with the future [videorecording]

Title
Dancing with the future [videorecording] / written, produced and directed by Philip Gay ; presented by WGBH Boston.
Publication
c1987.

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Description
1 videodisc (NTSC) (29 min.) : sd., col.; 4 3/4 in.
Uniform Title
  • Beehive (Choreographic work : Self)
  • Overture (Choreographic work : Marshall)
  • Symphonie in D (Choreographic work : Kylián)
  • Tales of Hans Christian Andersen (Choreographic work : Marks and Wells)
Alternative Title
When the cat's away (Choreographic work : Rinker)
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Dance.
  • Documentaries and factual works.
  • Video.
Note
  • First broadcast Nov. 27, 1987 on WGBH/Channel 2.
  • A day in the life (Act I) follows Boston Ballet's artistic director Bruce Marks for an entire day including a photo shoot with photographer Jack Mitchell, dinner with his three sons at their home in the South End, and three dance excerpts from the Discovery Festival by Susan Marshall (Overture), Kenneth Rinker (When the cat's away), and Jim Self with Frank Moore (Beehive).
  • The big picture (Act II) includes the new direction for the Boston Ballet, the South End Community Dance Project, new ways of find raising with specific budget cuts needing to be made for the following season, and a dance excerpt ofJiri Kylian's Symphony in D.
  • A world premiere (Act III) follows Bruce Marks and Bruce Wells during the creation of Tales of Hans Christian Anderson and the final day of the theater preparation and the dress rehearsal leading up to the world premiere performance and post performance party.
Credits (note)
  • Director of photography, Dasal Banks ; editor, Lisa Pantappidau.
System Details (note)
  • DVD., transferred from VHS videocassette.
Source (note)
  • Anna Kisselgoff.
Contents
Act I. A day in the life (ca. 8 min.) -- Act II. The big picture (ca. 7 min.) -- Act III. A world premiere (ca. 13 min.).
Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-3635
OCLC
225089184
Title
Dancing with the future [videorecording] / written, produced and directed by Philip Gay ; presented by WGBH Boston.
Imprint
c1987.
Country of Producing Entity
U.S.
System Details
DVD., transferred from VHS videocassette.
Credits
Director of photography, Dasal Banks ; editor, Lisa Pantappidau.
Performer
Dancers include Devon Carney, Marie Christine Mouis, William Pizzuto, and Laura Young.
Summary
Documentary on the day to day activities of the Boston Ballet leading up to the world premiere of Tales of Hans Christian Andersen.
Source
Gift; Anna Kisselgoff. NN-PD
Added Author
Gay, Philip. Director
Banks, Dasal. Photographer
Marks, Bruce, 1937- choreographer.
Marks, Bruce, 1937- Director
Wells, Bruce, 1950- choreographer.
Rinker, Kenneth, choreographer.
Marshall, Susan, 1958- choreographer.
Self, Jim, 1954- choreographer.
Moore, Frank, 1953-2002. Designer
Kylian, Jiri, 1947- choreographer.
Worsaae, Jens-Jacob, -1994. Set designer
Carney, Devon, dancer.
Mouis, Marie Christine, dancer.
Pizzuto, William, dancer.
Young, Laura, dancer.
Boston Ballet.
Kisselgoff, Anna. Donor NN-PD
Added Title
Tales of Hans Christian Andersen (Choreographic work : Marks and Wells)
Overture (Choreographic work : Marshall)
Beehive (Choreographic work : Self)
Symphonie in D (Choreographic work : Kylián)
When the cat's away (Choreographic work : Rinker)
Research Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-3635
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