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Additional title: Giselle (Choreographic work : Franklin after Coralli and Perrot)
Miller, Jane (Dancer)
DiBona, Linda (Dancer)
Kelly, Desmond (Dancer)
Gifford, Paul (Dancer)
Silliman, Salli (Dancer)
Labayen, Enrico (Dancer)
Sims, Anne Benna (Dancer)
Franklin, Frederic, 1914-2013 (Choreographer)
Adam, Adolphe, 1803-1856 (Composer)
Farmer, Peter, 1941- (Designer)
Burgmüller, Friedrich, 1806-1874 (Composer)
André Eglevsky Ballet Companies (Performer)

André Eglevsky Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1978-02
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 8119
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-3297 (former)
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Venue: Videotaped in performance at the John Cranford Adams Playhouse, Hofstra University, Hempstead, New York, in February 1978.
Creation/production credits: Choreography: Frederic Franklin, after Jean Coralli and Jules Perrot. Music: Adolphe Adam [and Friedrich Burgmüller]. Scenery/costumes: Peter Farmer. Lighting: Michael Piotrowski.
Performers: Performed by the Eglevsky Ballet Company: Jane Miller (Giselle), Desmond Kelly [guest artist] (Albrecht), Eduardo Zayes (Wilfred), Judith Garfinkel (Berthe), David Tygard (Hilarion), Tom Adair (the Prince of Courland), Diane Dienfendorfer (Bathilde), Salli Silliman and Enrico Labayen (peasant pas de deux), Anne Benna Sims (Myrtha), and others.
Content: Cassette 1: Act I. Cassette 2: Act II.
Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Physical Description
Extent: 2 videocassettes (U-matic) (85 min.) : sound, black and white ; 3/4 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY926021510-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12171972
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): cc02e6f0-85b4-0135-2d34-091b9c713654
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1978: Created
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2024: Found by you!
  • 2025

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Giselle" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1978.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Giselle" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 20, 2024.

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1978). Giselle Retrieved from

Wikipedia Citation

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