Neoteric Dance Theatre presents Celebrate Yourself!, 1985-1986Additional title: National Dance Institute Moving Image Archive
NamesNational Dance Institute (U.S.) (Creator)Burke, Rhona (Producer)Burke, Rhona (Director)Burke, Rhona (Choreographer)Burke, Rhona (Set designer)Bushroe, Mary Rose (Choreographer)Knapp, Kyle (Choreographer)Mahdi, Donetta (Choreographer)Scotford, Nancy (Choreographer)Stewart, Karmen (Choreographer)Kiessel, William D (Film editor)LaTour, Tracy (Author)LaTour, Tracy (Composer)LaTour, Tracy (Lyricist)Potter, Mark (American designer, active late 20th century) (Author)Potter, Mark (American designer, active late 20th century) (Composer)Potter, Mark (American designer, active late 20th century) (Lyricist)Dyke, Susan S. Van (Lighting designer)Harris, Andorea (Performer)Angus, Deea (Performer)Cooper, Nicole (Performer)Cattaneo, Elizabeth (Performer)Burer, Tony (Performer)Birnie, Don (Musician)Butch, Tom (Musician)Carney, Gary (Musician)Congent, Dean (Musician)Kaplan, Dave (Musician)Lisko, Andrew (Musician)Martin, Dave (Musician)McCammon, Dennis (Musician)Mergler, Norwin (Musician)Moroi, Sayoko (Musician)Norton, John (Musician)Potter, Mark (American designer, active late 20th century) (Musician)Richeson, Doug (Musician)Schaar, Steve (Musician)Strauss, Gary (Musician)Wildermuth, Jim (Musician)Potters Wheel (Musical group) (Musician)Neoteric Dance Theatre (Performer)
National Dance Institute Video Archive
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1986
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDF 3452
TopicsDance for childrenPerforming arts and children
GenresFilmed danceFilmed performances
NotesContent: Title from video. No exact date for recording, but most likely sometime in 1986.Performers: Includes performers from Columbus area schools, including Eastmoor High School, Franklin Alternative Middle School, Olde Orchard Elementary School, Shady Lane Elementary School, and Southmoor Middle School.Creation/production credits: Choreography by the teachers of the Neoteric Dance Theatre: Rhonda Burke, Mary Rose Bushroe, Kyle Knapp, Donetta Mahdi, Nancy Scotford, Karmen Stewart ; voice and theatre coach, Todd A. Taylor ; videotape produced and edited by William D. Kiessel ; original storyline, lyrics, & music by Tracy LaTour, Mark Potter ; music director, Mark Potter ; set design, Rhonda Burke ; lighting design, Susan S. Van Dyke ; stage managers, Susan S. Van Dyke, Todd A. Taylor ; artwork, Sally Buxton.Performers: Mrs. Andorea Harris (Teacher), Deea Angus (Laura), Nicole Cooper (Mickie), Elizabeth Cattaneo (Julie), Tony Burer (Brad), over 250 school children from the public schools of Columbus and surrounding areas, 1985-86 S.W.A.T. Team, performers ; music performed by Potters Wheel ; Don Birnie, guitar ; Tom Butch, sax, flute ; Gary Carney, trombone ; Dean Congent, trumpet ; Dave Kaplan, guitar, harmonica ; Andrew Lisko, violin ; Dave Martin, guitar, trombone ; Dennis McCammon, bass ; Norwin Mergler, synthesized organ ; Sayoko Moroi, flute ; John Norton, clarinet ; Mark Potter, piano, guitar, synthesizer, drums ; Doug Richeson, bass ; Steve Schaar, drums ; Gary Strauss, drum programming ; Catherine Wagner, cello ; Dave Wheeler, orchestration ; Jim Wildermuth, drums.Venue: Recorded 1986 Columbus, Ohio.Acquisition: Gift; Jacques D'Amboise, 2012.
Physical DescriptionVideocassetteExtent: 1 videocassette (VHS) (86 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
DescriptionFrom opening video credits: "This creative and simple story is reminiscent of an experience most of us have shared in our lives & delivers a clear message about self identity. The two main characters are schoolgirls Laura & Mickie. Mickie is pretty and flambouyant and behaves like the 'Miss Popularity' type. Laura is shy and unsure of herself and most of all wants to be like Mickie. The character Brad, an admirer of Laura's own 'specialness', becomes dismayed at her attempt to emulate Mickie. As the final scene unfolds Laura's metamorphosis (symbolized through several costume changes) leaves her feeling good about herself. In the finale, all join her to deliver the message to 'Celebrate Yourself'!"
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 905244819NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20584888Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 08401bf0-4aa4-0133-7917-60f81dd2b63c
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