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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, Ben Sommers
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directed by Jon Hutcheson, fl. 1981; produced by Billie Mahoney, 1927-; interview by Billie Mahoney, 1927-, in Dance On with Billie Mahoney (Kansas City, MO: Dance On Video, 1981), 29 mins
Ben Sommers, "Mr. Capezio," retired owner of Capezio Dancewear, discusses his past and present career: working for Capezio since age 14; originating the Capezio Foundation, which presents the annual Capezio Dance Award; National Dance Week; United States dance stamps (1978); the ecumenical factor in dance.
directed by Jon Hutcheson, fl. 1981; produced by Billie Mahoney, 1927-; interview by Billie Mahoney, 1927-, in Dance On with Billie Mahoney (Kansas City, MO: Dance On Video, 1981), 29 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, Don Redlich
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directed by James Leggi, fl. 1981; produced by Billie Mahoney, 1927-; interview by Billie Mahoney, 1927-, in Dance On with Billie Mahoney (Kansas City, MO: Dance On Video, 1981), 28 mins
Modern dancer Don Redlich discusses his first serious dance experiences; studying with Margaret H'Doubler and Hanya Holm; participating in the NEA Artists in Schools program; his 5-member company; choreography; and economic aspects of dance.
directed by James Leggi, fl. 1981; produced by Billie Mahoney, 1927-; interview by Billie Mahoney, 1927-, in Dance On with Billie Mahoney (Kansas City, MO: Dance On Video, 1981), 28 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, Matteo
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directed by Jon Hutcheson, fl. 1981; produced by Billie Mahoney, 1927-; interview by Billie Mahoney, 1927-, in Dance On with Billie Mahoney (Kansas City, MO: Dance On Video, 1981), 28 mins
Ethnic dancer Matteo explains that although born in Utica, N.Y., he has always been attracted to the exotic; studied anthropology and led a folk dance group in college; and began his professional dancing career with the Metropolitan Opera Ballet. He notes that one must be a "scholar, dancer, and a human being" to...
directed by Jon Hutcheson, fl. 1981; produced by Billie Mahoney, 1927-; interview by Billie Mahoney, 1927-, in Dance On with Billie Mahoney (Kansas City, MO: Dance On Video, 1981), 28 mins
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Dance On with Billie Mahoney, Senta Driver
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choreographed by Senta Driver, 1942-; produced by Billie Mahoney, 1927-; interview by Billie Mahoney, 1927-; performed by Billie Mahoney, 1927- and Senta Driver, 1942-, in Dance On with Billie Mahoney (Kansas City, MO: Dance On Video, 1981), 29 mins
Senta Driver, modern dancer, choreographer, and director of her own company, explains that although originally intending to become a medieval scholar, she turned to dance while attending college; received her master's degree in dance from Ohio State University, and immediately began dancing with the Paul Taylor Co...
choreographed by Senta Driver, 1942-; produced by Billie Mahoney, 1927-; interview by Billie Mahoney, 1927-; performed by Billie Mahoney, 1927- and Senta Driver, 1942-, in Dance On with Billie Mahoney (Kansas City, MO: Dance On Video, 1981), 29 mins
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Dance On with Billie Mahoney, Alwin Nikolais
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produced by Billie Mahoney, 1927-; interview by Billie Mahoney, 1927-; performed by Alwin Nikolais, 1910-1993 and Billie Mahoney, 1927-, in Dance On with Billie Mahoney (Kansas City, MO: Dance On Video, 1982), 28 mins
Billie Mahoney interviews Alwin Nikolais, who was her first dance teacher at Colorado College. They discuss his beginnings as a professional musician and accompanist for dance, his interest in percussion music which subsequently led him to study dance, the influence of Mary Wigman and Hanya Holm, study at Benningt...
produced by Billie Mahoney, 1927-; interview by Billie Mahoney, 1927-; performed by Alwin Nikolais, 1910-1993 and Billie Mahoney, 1927-, in Dance On with Billie Mahoney (Kansas City, MO: Dance On Video, 1982), 28 mins
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Dance On with Billie Mahoney, Buzz Miller
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directed by Jay Hanvik, fl. 1982; produced by Billie Mahoney, 1927-; interview by Billie Mahoney, 1927-, in Dance On with Billie Mahoney (Kansas City, MO: Dance On Video, 1982), 28 mins
In this episode of Dance On, Billie Mahoney interviews Broadway jazz dancer Buzz Miller.
directed by Jay Hanvik, fl. 1982; produced by Billie Mahoney, 1927-; interview by Billie Mahoney, 1927-, in Dance On with Billie Mahoney (Kansas City, MO: Dance On Video, 1982), 28 mins
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Dance On with Billie Mahoney, Dance On with Billy Mahoney:  Ann Hutchinson Guest
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directed by William Hohauser; produced by Billie Mahoney, 1927-; interview by Billie Mahoney, 1927-, in Dance On with Billie Mahoney, in Dance On with Billie Mahoney: Ann Hutchinson Guest (Kansas City, MO: Dance On Video, 1982), 55 mins
Ann Hutchinson Guest, who has been largely responsible for Labanotation coming into the prominent position it holds today, is interviewed in two sessions by Billie Mahoney. She speaks about her early dance career; studying at the Jooss-Leeder School, Martha Graham and Hanya Holm schools; performing on Broadway; th...
directed by William Hohauser; produced by Billie Mahoney, 1927-; interview by Billie Mahoney, 1927-, in Dance On with Billie Mahoney, in Dance On with Billie Mahoney: Ann Hutchinson Guest (Kansas City, MO: Dance On Video, 1982), 55 mins
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