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Acrobatics of Dance: The Sierra Leone National Dance Company, 1972
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directed by Merrill Brockway, 1923-2013; produced by Merrill Brockway, 1923-2013; interview by Faubion Bowers, 1917-1999; performed by James Macandrew, 1906-1988, National Dance Troupe of Sierra Leone (Creative Arts Television, 2007), 28 mins
Documentary on the astoundingly energetic national dance company of Sierra Leone, on Africa’s west coast. In 1964 they won the international dance competition at the New York Worlds Fair with their display of folkloric dances. Several years later they came back on tour and taped this sampling of their repertory,...
directed by Merrill Brockway, 1923-2013; produced by Merrill Brockway, 1923-2013; interview by Faubion Bowers, 1917-1999; performed by James Macandrew, 1906-1988, National Dance Troupe of Sierra Leone (Creative Arts Television, 2007), 28 mins
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choreographed by Marius Petipa, 1818-1910; performed by Maria Tallchief, 1925-2013 and Nicholas Magallanes, 1922-1977 (Creative Arts Television, 2007), 27 mins
Discussion and performance of excerpts from "Swan Lake", with Maria Tallchief and Nicolas Magallanes, using the choreography of Marius Petipa as revised by George Balanchine. Music by Tchaikovsky.
choreographed by Marius Petipa, 1818-1910; performed by Maria Tallchief, 1925-2013 and Nicholas Magallanes, 1922-1977 (Creative Arts Television, 2007), 27 mins
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Training the Dancer: Discussion and Performance, 1965
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directed by Nick Havinga, fl. 1964-1996; designed by John Ward, 1571-; produced by Dan Gallagher, fl. 1963; performed by James Macandrew, 1906-1988, Walter Terry, 1913-1982 and Jess Meeker, 1912-1997 (Creative Arts Television, 2007), 27 mins
This documentary, by Nick Havinga, features performances and discussion on training ballet dancers.
directed by Nick Havinga, fl. 1964-1996; designed by John Ward, 1571-; produced by Dan Gallagher, fl. 1963; performed by James Macandrew, 1906-1988, Walter Terry, 1913-1982 and Jess Meeker, 1912-1997 (Creative Arts Television, 2007), 27 mins
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Tribute to Lester Horton
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directed by Nick Havinga, fl. 1964-1996; choreographed by Lester Horton, 1906-1953; designed by Don Eaton, Dean Nelson, fl. 1951; produced by Clair Roskam, fl. 1957-1963 (Aviva Films Ltd., 2007), 28 mins
A tribute to choreographer-dancer Lester Horton by Alvin Ailey, Carmen de Lavallade and James Truitte, all former members of his company. They perform works by Horton, including “Sarong Paramibo” (with Javanese and African dance movements), “Orozco” (a salute to the Mexican painter Jose Clemente Orozco), ..
directed by Nick Havinga, fl. 1964-1996; choreographed by Lester Horton, 1906-1953; designed by Don Eaton, Dean Nelson, fl. 1951; produced by Clair Roskam, fl. 1957-1963 (Aviva Films Ltd., 2007), 28 mins
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Four Classic Pas de Deux, 1961
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directed by John J. Desmond, fl. 1960-1988 (Creative Arts Television, 2007), 23 mins
Celebrating American Ballet Theatre's 21st year (1961), Lupe Serrano and Royes Fernandez, and Ruth Ann Koesun with John Kriza dance four famous pas de deux: "Grand Pas Glazunov," choreography by Frederick Franklin; "Billy the Kid," (Copland) with choreography by Eugene Loring; "Capriccios" (Bartok) with choreograp...
directed by John J. Desmond, fl. 1960-1988 (Creative Arts Television, 2007), 23 mins
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conducted by Emanuel Vardi; performed by James Macandrew, 1906-1988, Camera Three Chamber Orchestra (Creative Arts Television, 2007), 29 mins
Shakespeare's "Romeo and Juliet." In drama with Bryarl Lee (Juliet) and Stephen Joyce (Romeo); as music with Alice Howland and John McCollum singing Berlioz' setting of key scenes; and as ballet with Nora Kaye and Hugh Laing dancing Anthony Tudor's choreography. Emanuel Vardi conducts an off-stage orchestra.
conducted by Emanuel Vardi; performed by James Macandrew, 1906-1988, Camera Three Chamber Orchestra (Creative Arts Television, 2007), 29 mins
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Jose Limon and Dance Company
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choreographed by Doris Humphrey, 1895-1958; performed by José Limón, 1908-1962 and Simon Sadoff, Jose Limón Dance Company (Aviva Films Ltd., 2007), 27 mins
Jose Limon and his company of dancers perform dances choreographed by Doris Humphrey and himself. Includes six dances and Limon talking about his work. His company of dancers: Ruth Currier, Lucas Hoving, & Betty Jones. Dances include: "Day on Earth" -- choreography by Doris Humphrey. Music by Aaron Copland. "Lamen...
choreographed by Doris Humphrey, 1895-1958; performed by José Limón, 1908-1962 and Simon Sadoff, Jose Limón Dance Company (Aviva Films Ltd., 2007), 27 mins
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Jazz Dance of Matt Mattox
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directed by John J. Desmond, fl. 1960-1988; composed by Gene Casey, 1933-2003; choreographed by Matt Mattox, 1921-; designed by Neil DeLuca, Charles Reinhard; produced by John McGiffert, fl. 1960; performed by Matt Mattox, 1921-, Gene Casey, 1933-2003, Bill Ellington, fl. 1960 and Cyril Jackson (Aviva Films Ltd., 2007), 27 mins
Matt Mattox --jazz dancer, choreographer, and teacher -- and a group of his dancers demonstrate jazz exercises and perform choreography by Mattox. With an on-stage jazz combo. Includes Mattox's notes about the exercises: isolation of head, arms, shoulders, torso, pelvis, waist. With examples of the entire body in...
directed by John J. Desmond, fl. 1960-1988; composed by Gene Casey, 1933-2003; choreographed by Matt Mattox, 1921-; designed by Neil DeLuca, Charles Reinhard; produced by John McGiffert, fl. 1960; performed by Matt Mattox, 1921-, Gene Casey, 1933-2003, Bill Ellington, fl. 1960 and Cyril Jackson (Aviva Films Ltd., 2007), 27 mins
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Danza
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composed by José Pablo Moncayo García, 1912-1958; choreographed by David Wood, 1925-2002; produced by Ivan N. Cury, 1937- and Merrill Brockway, 1923-2013; performed by James Macandrew, 1906-1988 (Creative Arts Television, 2007), 6 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.
composed by José Pablo Moncayo García, 1912-1958; choreographed by David Wood, 1925-2002; produced by Ivan N. Cury, 1937- and Merrill Brockway, 1923-2013; performed by James Macandrew, 1906-1988 (Creative Arts Television, 2007), 6 mins
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Doomsday
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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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