IsadoraAdditional title: Isadora (Choreographic work : MacMillan)
NamesPark, Merle (Dancer)Miller, Mary (Dancer)Mason, Monica (Dancer)Hosking, Julian (Dancer)Jefferies, Stephen (Dancer)Rencher, Derek (Dancer)Connor, Laura (Dancer)Deane, Derek (Dancer)Bennett, Richard Rodney (Composer)MacMillan, Kenneth (Choreographer)Kay, Barry (Designer)Freeman, Gillian (Scenarist)Hawes, Steve (Producer)Bailey, Derek (Director)Royal Ballet (Performer)
General Dance Video Archive
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1981
Table of ContentsAct 1 (Cassette 1, 50 min.) begins at the New Gallery, Regent St., London, 1900, and ends in Noordwijk Holland, 1906. - Act II (Cassette 2, 56 min.) begins in a Paris night club, 1909, and ends in Nice, 1927.
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDF 7830Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-817 (former)
TopicsDuncan, Isadora, 1877-1927Drama
GenresTelevision programsFilmed performancesFilmed dance
NotesCreation/production credits: Filmed for Granada UK Television at Covent Garden, London, 1981. Producer: Steve Hawes. Director for television: Derek Bailey. Choreography and direction: Kenneth MacMillan. Music: Richard Rodney Bennett. Scenario: Gillian Freeman, with dialogue chosen by Mary Miller from words of Isadora. Scenery and costumes: Barry Kay.Performers: Performed by members of the Royal Ballet with Merle Park and Mary Miller (Isadora), Monica Mason (Nursey), Julian Hosking (Craig), Stephen Jefferies (Esenin), Derek Rencher (Singer), Derek Deane (Oskar Beregi), Laura Connor (Loie), Ashley Page (Tango boy), David Drew (Max Merz), and Ross MacGibbon (Man on the beach).Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Physical DescriptionVideocassetteExtent: 2 videocassettes (U-matic) (106 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: NYPY857027342-FNYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12161518Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): f359cb50-8042-0135-38c2-03f030947cd4
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