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Dance On with Billie Mahoney, Anna Sokolow
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directed by Billie Mahoney, 1927-; produced by Billie Mahoney, 1927-; interview by Billie Mahoney, 1927-; performed by Billie Mahoney, 1927- and Anna Sokolow, 1910-2000, in Dance On with Billie Mahoney (Kansas City, MO: Dance On Video, 1981), 28 mins
Anna Sokolow, choreographer and dancer, discusses her childhood years; Russian parents who were very poor Jews; themes that she uses, such as struggle and rebellion; the Depression; support from trade unions; 1960's protest; attitude towards work; travels and work in Mexico and Israel; dancers at the Juilliard Sch...
directed by Billie Mahoney, 1927-; produced by Billie Mahoney, 1927-; interview by Billie Mahoney, 1927-; performed by Billie Mahoney, 1927- and Anna Sokolow, 1910-2000, in Dance On with Billie Mahoney (Kansas City, MO: Dance On Video, 1981), 28 mins
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Dance On with Billie Mahoney, Charles 'Honi' Coles
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directed by Jon Hutcheson, fl. 1981; produced by Billie Mahoney, 1927- and Jon Hutcheson, fl. 1981; interview by Billie Mahoney, 1927-; performed by Billie Mahoney, 1927- and Charles Coles, 1911-1922, in Dance On with Billie Mahoney (Kansas City, MO: Dance On Video, 1981), 29 mins
Tap dance artist Honi Coles reminisces about his youth, and the origins of his famous nickname "Honi." Although he never attended formal dance classes, he regularly tapped on Philadelphia street corners with his friends. Later, he competed in the local theatre on amateur nights. His first professional experience w...
directed by Jon Hutcheson, fl. 1981; produced by Billie Mahoney, 1927- and Jon Hutcheson, fl. 1981; interview by Billie Mahoney, 1927-; performed by Billie Mahoney, 1927- and Charles Coles, 1911-1922, in Dance On with Billie Mahoney (Kansas City, MO: Dance On Video, 1981), 29 mins
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Dance On with Billie Mahoney, Erick Hawkins
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directed by Billie Mahoney, 1927-; produced by Billie Mahoney, 1927-; interview by Billie Mahoney, 1927-; performed by Billie Mahoney, 1927- and Erick Hawkins, 1909-1994, in Dance On with Billie Mahoney (Kansas City, MO: Dance On Video, 1981), 28 mins
Modern dancer Erick Hawkins feels that his dance aesthetics have been influenced by Indian tribes living close to his hometown, Trinidad, Colorado. He did not discover dance until he was in college, where he read works by Isadora Duncan; studied dance in Salzburg, Austria; then came to New York to attend the Schoo...
directed by Billie Mahoney, 1927-; produced by Billie Mahoney, 1927-; interview by Billie Mahoney, 1927-; performed by Billie Mahoney, 1927- and Erick Hawkins, 1909-1994, in Dance On with Billie Mahoney (Kansas City, MO: Dance On Video, 1981), 28 mins
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Dance On with Billie Mahoney, Eugene
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directed by Jon Hutcheson, fl. 1981; choreographed by Eugene "Luigi" Louis Facciuto, 1925-; produced by Billie Mahoney, 1927-; interview by Billie Mahoney, 1927-; performed by Billie Mahoney, 1927- and Eugene "Luigi" Louis Facciuto, 1925-, in Dance On with Billie Mahoney, in Eugene Luigi Louis (Kansas City, MO: Dance On Video, 1982), 28 mins
Luigi was raised in Ohio, where his older brother taught him to sing and dance as a child; worked in local clubs as a teenager; went into the service in 1943; returned to Ohio in '46. Although intending to become a lawyer, instead went to Hollywood; soon after his arrival he suffered an auto accident which paralyz...
directed by Jon Hutcheson, fl. 1981; choreographed by Eugene "Luigi" Louis Facciuto, 1925-; produced by Billie Mahoney, 1927-; interview by Billie Mahoney, 1927-; performed by Billie Mahoney, 1927- and Eugene "Luigi" Louis Facciuto, 1925-, in Dance On with Billie Mahoney, in Eugene Luigi Louis (Kansas City, MO: Dance On Video, 1982), 28 mins
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Dance On with Billie Mahoney, Murray Louis
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directed by Lisa Green, fl. 1986; produced by Billie Mahoney, 1927-; interview by Billie Mahoney, 1927-; performed by Billie Mahoney, 1927- and Murray Louis, 1926-2016, in Dance On with Billie Mahoney (Kansas City, MO: Dance On Video, 1982), 28 mins
Interview with the director/choreographer of the Murray Louis Dance Company, who discusses a typical New York dance season for his company; audience reception, the Joyce Theatre (New York); anticipating performances.
directed by Lisa Green, fl. 1986; produced by Billie Mahoney, 1927-; interview by Billie Mahoney, 1927-; performed by Billie Mahoney, 1927- and Murray Louis, 1926-2016, in Dance On with Billie Mahoney (Kansas City, MO: Dance On Video, 1982), 28 mins
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Dance On with Billie Mahoney, Sally Sommer, 1982
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directed by Lisa Green, fl. 1986; produced by Billie Mahoney, 1927-; interview by Billie Mahoney, 1927-; performed by Billie Mahoney, 1927- and Sally Sommer, 1939-, in Dance On with Billie Mahoney (Kansas City, MO: Dance On Video, 1982), 28 mins
Sally Sommer, dance historian and critic for the Village Voice, discusses her early interpretive dance training in Tucson, Arizona; studying with Mary Wigman in Berlin; Wigman's personality and method; studying for her Master's and Ph. D. degrees; her dissertation on Loie Fuller and her book on tap dancing, Feet T...
directed by Lisa Green, fl. 1986; produced by Billie Mahoney, 1927-; interview by Billie Mahoney, 1927-; performed by Billie Mahoney, 1927- and Sally Sommer, 1939-, in Dance On with Billie Mahoney (Kansas City, MO: Dance On Video, 1982), 28 mins
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Dance On with Billie Mahoney, Liljan Espenak
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directed by William Hohauser; produced by Billie Mahoney, 1927-; interview by Billie Mahoney, 1927-; performed by Billie Mahoney, 1927- and Liljan Espenak, 1905-1988, in Dance On with Billie Mahoney (Kansas City, MO: Dance On Video, 1983), 28 mins
Norwegian-born Liljan Espenak, a pioneer in dance therapy, recalls her dance training with Mary Wigman in Germany, where she observed the therapeutic effects of Rudolf von Laban's movement choirs. Her work as a dance teacher in the U.S. formed the basis of her research in dance therapy, which she supplemented with...
directed by William Hohauser; produced by Billie Mahoney, 1927-; interview by Billie Mahoney, 1927-; performed by Billie Mahoney, 1927- and Liljan Espenak, 1905-1988, in Dance On with Billie Mahoney (Kansas City, MO: Dance On Video, 1983), 28 mins
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Dance On with Billie Mahoney, Lois Silk
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directed by William Hohauser; produced by Billie Mahoney, 1927-; interview by Billie Mahoney, 1927-; performed by Billie Mahoney, 1927- and Lois Silk, in Dance On with Billie Mahoney (Kansas City, MO: Dance On Video, 1983), 28 mins
Lois Silk, movement/exercise teacher of Alexander technique, discusses body tension in dancers; the center as the source of the body's energy; the importance of stretch; the quality of life; and the interaction between student and teacher.
directed by William Hohauser; produced by Billie Mahoney, 1927-; interview by Billie Mahoney, 1927-; performed by Billie Mahoney, 1927- and Lois Silk, in Dance On with Billie Mahoney (Kansas City, MO: Dance On Video, 1983), 28 mins
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Dance On with Billie Mahoney, Ethel Winter
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directed by William Hohauser; produced by Billie Mahoney, 1927-; interview by Billie Mahoney, 1927-; performed by Billie Mahoney, 1927- and Ethel Winter, in Dance On with Billie Mahoney (Kansas City, MO: Dance On Video, 1984), 28 mins
Ethel Winter describes her first exposure to modern dance while a student at Bennington College, studying with Martha Graham, and becoming a member of her company. Stricken with tuberculosis in the midst of her career, she tells about coming back to dance after a year of illness. She now teaches Graham technique a...
directed by William Hohauser; produced by Billie Mahoney, 1927-; interview by Billie Mahoney, 1927-; performed by Billie Mahoney, 1927- and Ethel Winter, in Dance On with Billie Mahoney (Kansas City, MO: Dance On Video, 1984), 28 mins
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Dance On with Billie Mahoney, Hsueh-Tung Chen
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directed by William Hohauser; produced by Billie Mahoney, 1927-; interview by Billie Mahoney, 1927-; performed by Billie Mahoney, 1927- and Hsueh-Tung Chen, in Dance On with Billie Mahoney (Kansas City, MO: Dance On Video, 1984), 28 mins
H.T. Chen discusses his upbringing in Shanghai, China, his introduction to dance training in college in Taiwan, and his struggle to pursue a career in dance within his culture. Mr. Chen attended the Juilliard School and New York University where he studied dance composition. He describes the opening of his studio...
directed by William Hohauser; produced by Billie Mahoney, 1927-; interview by Billie Mahoney, 1927-; performed by Billie Mahoney, 1927- and Hsueh-Tung Chen, in Dance On with Billie Mahoney (Kansas City, MO: Dance On Video, 1984), 28 mins
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