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Medea [videorecording] / Dance Horizons Video ; video directed by Mariel McEwan ; video produced by Meadowlark Productions (Mariel McEwan, Sergio Palermo ; presented by the University of New Mexico Department of Theatre and Dance ; original ballet scenario "Médée et Jason" by Jean-Georges Noverre, 1780 ; music by Jean-Joseph Rodolphe, 1780 ; choreography by Judith Chazin-Bennahum.
Hightstown, N.J. : Distributed by Princeton Book Co., Publishers, c2000.

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Additional Authors
  • Gottlieb, Dawn-Marie.
  • Schettino, Tim.
  • Ussery, Amber.
  • Garcia, Christopher.
  • Cross, Meghan.
  • Maull, Jonathan.
  • Peña, Jillian.
  • Chazin-Bennahum, Judith.
  • Noverre, Jean Georges, 1727-1810.
  • Rodolphe, Jean Joseph, 1730-1812.
  • Felberg, David.
  • Linnell, James.
  • Malolepsy, John.
  • Martin, Joanne.
  • McEwan, Mariel.
  • Meadowlark Productions.
  • Dance Horizons Video (Firm)
1 videocassette (64 min.) : sd., col. NTSC; 1/2 in.
  • Dance.
  • Video.
  • Interviews.
  • Educational/cultural films and programs.
  • For accompanying leaflet, see: *MGZR Choreography - Reconstruction [clippings].
Credits (note)
  • Performance credits: Medea's prologue written by James Linnell ; musical direction, David Felberg ; set and lighting, John Malolepsy ; costumes, Joanne Martin ; assistant to the choreographer, Celia Dale.
System Details (note)
  • VHS.
  • Medea (ca. 36 min.) / recorded in performance before a live audience at the Rodey Theater, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, N.M., on March 3 and 4, 2000 ; cast: Dawn-Marie Gottlieb (Medea) ; Tim Schettino (Jason) ; Amber Ussery (Princess Creuse) ; Christopher Garcia (King Creon) ; Mischa Wasserman (son) ; Zoe Wasserman (daughter) ; Meghan Cross (nurse) ; Jonathan Maull (bishop) ; Jillian Peña (chorus leader) ; Tessa Burchard, Meghan Cross, Brenna Kuhn, Cristiane Oliveira, Erin Souza (chorus) ; Tessa Burchard, Brenna Kuhn, Jonathan Maull, Celia Dale, Jillian Peña (Furies).
  • Documentary: Recreating Medea (ca. 27 min.). Interviews with the creative artists and performers, who discuss the project of reconstructing Noverre's ballet from their special points of view. The interviewees are, in order of appearance: Judith Chazin-Bennahum, choreographer ; David Felberg, music director ; James Linnell, author of prologue ; Dawn-Marie Gottlieb, performer, role of Medea ; Joanne Martin, costume designer ; John Malolepsy, set and lighting designer ; afterword by Judith Chazin-Bennahum.
  • Bibliography.
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Princeton University Library