Riverside Dance Festival, 1980: A Reel One-Five

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Title
Riverside Dance Festival, 1980: A Reel One-Five
Additional title: Vanya: Three pastels (Choreographic work : Ross)
Additional title: Rencounters (Choreographic work : Ross)
Additional title: Ceremony (Choreographic work : Ross)
Additional title: Threads (Choreographic work : Ross)
Additional title: Departures and endings (Choreographic work : Ross)
Additional title: Dear friend and gentle heart (Choreographic work : Ross)
Names
Ross, Bertram, 1920- (Choreographer)
Ross, Bertram, 1920- (Artistic director)
Ross, Bertram, 1920- (Dancer)
Ross, Bertram, 1920- (Author of dialog)
Ross, Bertram, 1920- (Costume designer)
Martin, Frank, 1890-1974 (Composer)
Weissman, Rita (Costume designer)
Sapperstein, David (Composer)
Ellner, Miriam (Costume designer)
Alpert, Alan (Set designer)
Walker, David T (Composer)
Williams, Brooks (Author of dialog)
Eister, Karen (Costume designer)
Matsu, Philip (Designer)
Eister, Karen (Set designer)
Wallowitch, John (Performer)
Bell, Cheryl, 1947- (Dancer)
Campbell, Heather (Dancer)
Cohen, Moss (Dancer)
Ducker, Ellen (Dancer)
Easton, Hilary (Dancer)
Ellner, Miriam (Dancer)
Gross, Stephanie (Dancer)
Morgan, Anthony (Dancer)
Moss, Richard (Dancer)
Odellas, Paula (Dancer)
Rubin, Mark (Dancer)
Uhre, Christer (Dancer)
West, Rebecca (Dancer)
Westwood, Tony (Dancer)
Yeatman, Christopher (Dancer)
Gisondi, John (Lighting designer)
Davis, Frank (Stage manager)
Bertram Ross and Company (Dancer)
Riverside Dance Festival (Presenter)
Collection

Bertram Ross Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1980-05-28 - 1980-06-01
Table of Contents
[Program] A, Reel One (31 min.). Vanya: Three Pastels (premiere) (10 min.) / piano, John Wallowitch ; text, Anton Chekov (Uncle Vanya) ; costume & performance by Bertram Ross -- Rencounters (1978) (21 min.) / music, Frank Martin ; costumes, Rita Weissman ; dancers, Cheryl Bell, Heather Campbell, Moss Cohen, Ellen Ducker, Hilary Easton, Stephanie Gross, Anthony Morgan, Paula Odellas, Rebecca West.
[Program] A, Reel Two (26 min.). Ceremony (1979) (9 min.) / music, David Sapperstein ; costumes, Rita Weissman ; dancers, Anthony Morgan, Paula Odellas, Christer Uhre, Christopher Yeatman -- Threads (premiere, to Joyce Trisler) (17 min.) / music, John Wallowitch (premiere) ; costumes, Miriam Ellner ; set, Alan Alpert ; dancers, Ellen Ducker, Bertram Ross, Mark Rubin.
[Program] A, Reel Three (14 min.). Departures and Endings (1979) / music, David Walker ; dancers, Cheryl Bell, Heather Campbell, Moss Cohen, Stephanie Gross, Anthony Morgan, Richard Moss, Paula Odellas, Rebecca West.
[Program] A, Reel Four (approximately 33 min.). Dear Friend and Gentle Heart (premiere) [beginning] / music, collage of songs and writings by or about Stephen Foster by Bertram Ross and Brooks Williams with the assistance of Eve Saint John (Soprano), Wade Williams (Baritone), and John Wallowitch (Pianist) ; costumes, Karen Eister ; masks, Philip Matsu ; sets, Karen Eister ; cast, Stephen Foster, Family, Friends and Strangers ; dancers, Cheryl Bell, Heather Campbell, Moss Cohen, Ellen Ducker, Hilary Easton, Stephanie Gross, Anthony Morgan, Richard Moss, Christer Uhre, Rebecca West, Tony Westwood, Christopher Yeatman with Mark Rubin (as Stephen Collins Foster).
[Program] A, Reel Five (7 min.). Dear Friend and Gentle Heart (premiere) [conclusion] / music, Collage of songs and writings by or about Stephen Foster by Bertram Ross and Brooks Williams with the assistance of Eve Saint John (Soprano), Wade Williams (Baritone), and John Wallowitch (Pianist) ; costumes, Karen Eister ; masks, Philip Matsu ; sets, Karen Eister ; cast, Stephen Foster, Family, Friends and Strangers ; dancers, Cheryl Bell, Heather Campbell, Moss Cohen, Ellen Ducker, Hilary Easton, Stephanie Gross, Anthony Morgan, Richard Moss, Christer Uhre, Rebecca West, Tony Westwood, Christopher Yeatman with Mark Rubin (as Stephen Collins Foster).
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 2692
Topics
Ross, Bertram, 1920-
Genres
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Notes
Statement of responsibility: choreography, Bertram Ross ; dancers, Bertram Ross Dance Company.
Creation/production credits: Choreographer/artistic director, Bertram Ross ; lighting designer, John Gisondi ; stage manager, Frank Davis.
Performers: Dancers, The Bertram Ross Dance Company: Cheryl Bell, Heather Campbell, Moss Cohen, Ellen Ducker, Hilary Easton, Miriam Ellner, Stephanie Gross, Anthony Morgan, Richard Moss, Paula Odellas, Mark Rubin, Christer Uhre, Rebecca West, Tony Westwood, Christopher Yeatman.
Venue: Videotaped in performance at the Theatre of the Riverside Church, New York, N.Y., 1980 May 28-June 1.
Acquisition: Gift; William Prensky; 2009.
Physical Description
Videotape reel
Extent: 5 videotape reel (111 min.) : sound, black and white ; 1/2 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 942638821
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20908004
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 54cdc3a0-b43c-0136-9996-0a16fe6dedbc
Rights Statement
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  • 1980: Created (Approximate)
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Riverside Dance Festival, 1980" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1980 - 1980. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/091e2908-3180-45ab-90f8-690a39762ad9

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Riverside Dance Festival, 1980" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 16, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/091e2908-3180-45ab-90f8-690a39762ad9

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1980 - 1980). Riverside Dance Festival, 1980 Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/091e2908-3180-45ab-90f8-690a39762ad9

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Riverside Dance Festival, 1980