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Cambodian Royal Ballet, performance and demonstration, 1971
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directed by Merrill Brockway, 1923-2013; produced by Merrill Brockway, 1923-2013; interview by Faubion Bowers, 1917-1999; performed by Goddess Dancers of Cambodia (Creative Arts Television, 1971), 29 mins
The Palace Dancers of Cambodia, once one of the finest Asian troupes in the world, perform two dances from the classical repertoire: "Indra's Garden and the Queen of the Apsaras", and "Mekhala and the Diamond." There is an demonstration of styles and commentary on training methods and Faubion Bowers, Asian arts ex...
directed by Merrill Brockway, 1923-2013; produced by Merrill Brockway, 1923-2013; interview by Faubion Bowers, 1917-1999; performed by Goddess Dancers of Cambodia (Creative Arts Television, 1971), 29 mins
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Dances of India
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directed by Nick Havinga, fl. 1964-1996; produced by Dan Gallagher, fl. 1963; performed by Nala Najon, in Dances of India (Creative Arts Television, 1966), 28 mins
Classic dances of India are performed by Nala Najan, American teacher and dancer who studied for years in India. Mr. Najan performs each dance in traditional costume.
directed by Nick Havinga, fl. 1964-1996; produced by Dan Gallagher, fl. 1963; performed by Nala Najon, in Dances of India (Creative Arts Television, 1966), 28 mins
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The Darpana Dance Company from India
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directed by Merrill Brockway, 1923-2013; choreographed by Mrinalini Sarabhai, 1918-; produced by Merrill Brockway, 1923-2013; interview by Faubion Bowers, 1917-1999; performed by Mrinalini Sarabhai, 1918-, Darpana Dance Company (Creative Arts Television, 1973), 29 mins
Mrinalni Sarabhai and seven members of her troupe of Indian dancers -- the Darpana Dance Company-- perform a classical Kathakali piece, "Krishna and the Milkmaid" and a long extensive "Song of Creation" which was choreographed by Sarabhai. Sarabhai, now no longer dancing, was once in the front rank of Indian dance...
directed by Merrill Brockway, 1923-2013; choreographed by Mrinalini Sarabhai, 1918-; produced by Merrill Brockway, 1923-2013; interview by Faubion Bowers, 1917-1999; performed by Mrinalini Sarabhai, 1918-, Darpana Dance Company (Creative Arts Television, 1973), 29 mins
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Honi Coles & Cholly Atkins: Over the Top to Bebop
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performed by Charles Coles, 1911-1922 and Charles Atkins, 1913-2003 (Creative Arts Television, 2007), 28 mins
Master tap dancers Honi Coles and Cholly Atkins demonstrate favorite tap steps and routines from the time of World War One ("Over the Top and Through the Trenches") to the mid-sixties ("Bebop"). Music is provided by a small combo. Includes incisive perspectives on tap as the dancers talk with dance authority Marsh...
performed by Charles Coles, 1911-1922 and Charles Atkins, 1913-2003 (Creative Arts Television, 2007), 28 mins
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Junior Class: Classical Ballet
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produced by Ivan N. Cury, 1937- and Merrill Brockway, 1923-2013; performed by James Macandrew, 1906-1988 (Creative Arts Television, 2007), 14 mins
Pupils at the High School of Performing Arts in New York City are seen training in ballet class and in modern dance class with teachers explaining step by step. One boy and nineteen girls perform "Danza" choreographed by David Wood (who is also a modern dance teacher). 1961.
produced by Ivan N. Cury, 1937- and Merrill Brockway, 1923-2013; performed by James Macandrew, 1906-1988 (Creative Arts Television, 2007), 14 mins
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Kabuki Classics: Onoe Baiko VII as
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directed by Merrill Brockway, 1923-2013; produced by Merrill Brockway, 1923-2013, Camera Three, New York, NY; interview by Faubion Bowers, 1917-1999; performed by Onoe Baiko, VII, 1915-1995 (Kent, CT: Creative Arts Television, 1972), 29 mins
Tribute to the Kabuki actor Onoe Baikō VII upon his being named one of Japan's Living National Treasures. Baikō, a noted onnagata (female impersonator) is seen in footage filmed in 1969 during the Grand Kabuki's U.S. tour, playing the role of the courtesan Agemaki in the play Sukeroku, first in costume onstage,...
directed by Merrill Brockway, 1923-2013; produced by Merrill Brockway, 1923-2013, Camera Three, New York, NY; interview by Faubion Bowers, 1917-1999; performed by Onoe Baiko, VII, 1915-1995 (Kent, CT: Creative Arts Television, 1972), 29 mins
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Lamb of God
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composed by Ralph Gilbert; choreographed by Iris Mabry; produced by Ivan N. Cury, 1937- and Merrill Brockway, 1923-2013; performed by Iris Mabry and James Macandrew, 1906-1988 (Creative Arts Television, 2007), 7 mins
Solo dance performance by dancer-choreographer Iris Mabry. Her idiosyncratic dances express her views of the relationship among dance movement, emotion, and music. She comes to dance as a philosophy major at Smith College, and is articulate about her intentions regarding economy of movement, the difference between...
composed by Ralph Gilbert; choreographed by Iris Mabry; produced by Ivan N. Cury, 1937- and Merrill Brockway, 1923-2013; performed by Iris Mabry and James Macandrew, 1906-1988 (Creative Arts Television, 2007), 7 mins
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Matteo and the Indo-American Dance Company
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directed by Merrill Brockway, 1923-2013; choreographed by Matteo, 1919-2011; produced by Merrill Brockway, 1923-2013; performed by James Macandrew, 1906-1988 and Matteo, 1919-2011, Indo-American Dance Company (Creative Arts Television, 2007), 29 mins
Matteo, a dancer-choreographer with wide interests in world dance and an expert in Indian dance, gives a lecture-demonstration of Indian dance, dances several pieces, and has his troupe of young Americans perform pieces both to Indian and Western music. 1970.
directed by Merrill Brockway, 1923-2013; choreographed by Matteo, 1919-2011; produced by Merrill Brockway, 1923-2013; performed by James Macandrew, 1906-1988 and Matteo, 1919-2011, Indo-American Dance Company (Creative Arts Television, 2007), 29 mins
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The Olympics of Dance: Varna, Bulgaria 1966
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choreographed by Marius Petipa, 1818-1910 and Sir Kenneth MacMillan, 1929-1992; produced by Camera Three, New York, NY; performed by Mikhail Baryshnikov, 1948-, Martine van Hamel, 1945- and Marin Stefanescu, fl. 1966 (Creative Arts Television, 1975), 29 mins
Film clips of the third International Ballet Festival at Varna in 1966.
choreographed by Marius Petipa, 1818-1910 and Sir Kenneth MacMillan, 1929-1992; produced by Camera Three, New York, NY; performed by Mikhail Baryshnikov, 1948-, Martine van Hamel, 1945- and Marin Stefanescu, fl. 1966 (Creative Arts Television, 1975), 29 mins
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Reading of First Century Sanskrit Poetry by Chouras
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directed by Nick Havinga, fl. 1964-1996; designed by Hugh Raisky, fl. 1962, Dean Nelson, fl. 1951; produced by Clair Roskam, fl. 1957-1963; performed by Paul Stevens, fl. 1962 (Creative Arts Television, 2007), 26 mins
Pearl Lang and Francisco Moncion perform dances to a reading of first century Sanskrit poetry by the Brahman writer Chouras. Music by Alan Hovhaness. The poems were written when the poet was in prison awaiting execution -- in them he recalls his youth.
directed by Nick Havinga, fl. 1964-1996; designed by Hugh Raisky, fl. 1962, Dean Nelson, fl. 1951; produced by Clair Roskam, fl. 1957-1963; performed by Paul Stevens, fl. 1962 (Creative Arts Television, 2007), 26 mins
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