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Title
American Ballet Theatre
Additional title: Romeo and Juliet (Choreographic work : Tudor)
Additional title: Spectre de la rose (Choreographic work : Fokine)
Additional title: Paquita (Choreographic work : Nureyev after Petipa)
Additional title: Jardin aux lilas (Choreographic work : Tudor)
Additional title: Theme and variations (Choreographic work : Balanchine)
Additional title: Corsair (Choreographic work : Nureyev after Petipa, M)
Names
Makarova, Natalia, 1940- (Dancer)
Prinz, John (Dancer)
Fracci, Carla (Dancer)
Bortoluzzi, Paolo, 1938- (Dancer)
D'Antuono, Eleanor (Dancer)
Nagy, Ivan, 1943- (Dancer)
Kivitt, Ted (Dancer)
Van Hamel, Martine, 1945- (Dancer)
Carter, William, 1936-1988 (Dancer)
Fernandez, Royes (Dancer)
Nickel, Paul (Dancer)
Marks, Bruce, 1937- (Dancer)
Nahat, Dennis (Dancer)
Young, Gayle (Dancer)
Tudor, Antony, 1909-1987 (Choreographer)
Fokine, Michel, 1880-1942 (Choreographer)
Nureyev, Rudolf, 1938-1993 (Choreographer)
Petipa, Marius, 1818-1910 (Choreographer)
Balanchine, George (Choreographer)
Berman, Eugene, 1899-1972 (Costume designer)
Berman, Eugene, 1899-1972 (Set designer)
Porcher, Nananne (Lighting designer)
Eglevsky, André (Set designer)
Lyon, Annabelle (Set designer)
Bakst, Léon, 1866-1924 (Costume designer)
Wittop, Freddy (Costume designer)
Sovey, Raymond, d. 1966 (Costume designer)
Levasseur, André (Costume designer)
Stevenson, Hugh, 1910-1956 (Costume designer)
Bakst, Léon, 1866-1924 (Set designer)
Besobrasova, Marika (Set designer)
Wayne, Lucia R (Videographer)
American Ballet Theatre (Dancer)
Collection

Lucia R. Wayne Collection

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1971 - 1972
Place: New York, NY
Table of Contents
Romeo and Juliet : [excerpts] (ca. 19 min.) / choreography, Antony Tudor ; scenery and costumes, Eugene Berman ; lighting, Nananne Porcher ; danced by Natalia Makarova (Juliet), John Prinz (Romeo), Martine van Hamel (nurse to Juliet), William Carter (Capulet), Royes Fernandez (Tybalt), Paul Nickel (Friar Laurence), and others -- Romeo and Juliet : [excerpts] (ca. 16 min.) / same credits as above ; danced by Carla Fracci (Juliet), Ivan Nagy (Romeo), Martine van Hamel (nurse to Juliet), Bruce Marks (Tybalt), William Carter (Capulet), Dennis Nahat (Mercutio), Paul Nickel (Friar Laurence), and others -- Le spectre de la rose (ca. 12 min.) / choreography, Michel Fokine ; staged by André Eglevsky ; assisted by Annabelle Lyon ; scenery and costumes, Léon Bakst ; lighting, Nananne Porcher ; danced by Carla Fracci and Paolo Bortoluzzi -- Le spectre de la rose (ca. 10 min., b&w) / same credits as above ; danced by Eleanor d'Antuono and Paolo Bortoluzzi -- Paquita [excerpts] (ca. 12 min.) / choreography, Rudolf Nureyev after Marius Petipa ; staged by Marika Besobrasova ; costumes, Freddy Wittop ; lighting, Nananne Porcher ; danced by Eleanor d'Antuono, Ivan Nagy, and others -- Paquita [excerpt] (ca. 1 min.) / same credits as above ; danced by Mimi Paul (?), Michael Denard (?), and others -- Jardin aux lilas : [excerpts] (ca. 15 min.) / choreography, Antony Tudor ; costumes, Raymond Sovey after sketches by Hugh Stevenson ; danced by Natalia Makarova (Caroline), John Prinz (her lover), Gayle Young (the man she must marry, City Center performance), William Carter (the man she must marry, State Theater performance), Eleanor d'Antuono (an episode in his past, State Theater performance), and others. Two performances edited for continuity -- Theme and variations : [excerpts] (ca. 14 min.) / choreography, George Balanchine ; costumes, André Levasseur ; lighting, Nananne Porcher ; danced by Natalia Makarova, Ted Kivitt, and others -- Le corsaire pas de deux (ca. 10 min.) / choreography, Rudolf Nureyev after Petipa ; danced by Natalia Makarova and John Prinz.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 6053
Shelf locator: *MGZIDVD 5-2501 (former)
Genres
Video recordings
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Notes
Citation/reference: Title from information provided by donor.
Content: Two performances of Le spectre de la rose (ca. 12 min.) are edited for continuity.
Content: Two performances of Paquita (ca. 12 min.) edited for continuity. Brief footage of another couple, possibly Cynthia Gregory and Michael Denard, inserted into Adagio.
Content: Le corsaire pas de deux lacks beginning of woman's variation.
Content: Footage of a second couple is inserted into the pas de deux of Theme and variations.
Venue: Romeo and Juliet (ca. 19 min.) recorded in performance in New York by Lucia R. Wayne at New York State Theater on July 24, 1971 (evening). Romeo and Juliet (ca. 16 min.) recorded at New York State Theater on Aug. 8, 1971 (evening).
Venue: Le spectre de la rose (ca. 12 min.) recorded in performance in New York by Lucia R. Wayne at New York State Theater on July 7 and 20, 1972. Le spectre de la rose (ca. 10 min.) recorded at New York State Theater on Aug. 1, 1972.
Venue: Paquita (ca. 12 min.) recorded in performance in New York by Lucia R. Wayne at City Center, date not identified, and at New York State Theater on July 30, 1971. Paquita (ca. 1 min.) recording location and date not identified, possibly New York State Theater, July 1971.
Venue: Jardin aux lilas recorded in performance in New York by Lucia R. Wayne at City Center in January (?) 1971 and at New York State Theater on July 23, 1971.
Venue: Theme and variations recorded in performance in New York by Lucia R. Wayne at New York State Theater on Aug. 6, 1972.
Venue: Le corsaire pas de deux recorded in performance in New York by Lucia R. Wayne at City Center on Jan. 5, 1972.
Funding: This videorecording was preserved with support provided in part by Save America's Treasures through a partnership between the National Endowment for the Arts and the National Park Service, Department of the Interior.
Physical Description
Videocassette
Extent: 1 videocassette (VHS) (119 min.) : silent, color with black and white sequences ; 1/2 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY97-F409
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b13246024
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): eaa2e3d0-a2d0-0134-4b4f-00505686a51c
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  • 1971: Created (Approximate)
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "American Ballet Theatre" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1971 - 1972. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/278a27d0-ef96-0133-a807-60f81dd2b63c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "American Ballet Theatre" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 13, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/278a27d0-ef96-0133-a807-60f81dd2b63c

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1971 - 1972). American Ballet Theatre Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/278a27d0-ef96-0133-a807-60f81dd2b63c

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American Ballet Theatre