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Mother Goose [Close shot]
Additional title: Mother Goose (Choreographic work : Robbins)
New York Public Library. Dance Division (Producer)
Caddell, Stacy (Dancer)
Pillars, Sabrina (Dancer)
Bennett, Tracy (Dancer)
Tracey, Margaret (Dancer)
Neal, Philip, 1968- (Dancer)
Bellas, Andrew (Dancer)
Reyes, Teresa (Dancer)
Reeder, Brian (Dancer)
Martins, Nilas (Dancer)
Otto, Eric (Dancer)
Fuchs, Jennifer (Dancer)
Michaels, Julie (Dancer)
Kaiser, Russell (Dancer)
Otto, William, 1958- (Dancer)
Killian, Katrina (Dancer)
Sosenko, Roma (Dancer)
Gold, Tom (Dancer)
Byars, Michael (Dancer)
Ruane, Steven (Dancer)
Simmons, Stanley (Costume designer)
Tipton, Jennifer (Lighting designer)
Millard, Jay (Videographer)
Robbins, Jerome (Choreographer)
Ravel, Maurice, 1875-1937 (Composer)
New York City Ballet (Performer)

Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image Original Documentation

A Festival of Jerome Robbins' Ballets, June 5, 1990 - June 17, 1990

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1990-06-09
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-2503B
Robbins, Jerome
New York City Ballet
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Content: Subtitled Fairy tales for dancers. Videotaped in performance for the Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image by Jay Millard, with the assistance of grants from the National Endowment for the Arts and New York State Council on the Arts, at New York State Theater, New York, on June 9, 1990 (evening), during the New York City Ballet's Festival of Jerome Robbins' Ballets. Close shot version; for wide shot, see *MGZIC 9-2503A.
Creation/production credits: Choreography: Jerome Robbins. Music/scenario: Maurice Ravel. Costumes: Stanley Simmons. Lighting: Jennifer Tipton.
Performers: Performed by members of the New York City Ballet: Hope Millholland (Storyteller); Stacy Caddell (Princess Florine); Sabrina Pillars (Good fairy); Tracy Bennett (Bad fairy); Margaret Tracey (Beauty); Philip Neal (Beast); Andrew Bellas (Hop o' my Thumb); Teresa Reyes (Laideronnette); Brian Reeder (Green serpent); Nilas Martins (Prince Charming); Eric Otto (Cupid); Jennifer Fuchs, Julie Michael, Russell Kaiser, William Otto (Blackamoors); Katrina Killian, Roma Sosenko, Tom Gold, Michael Byars (Pagodines); Steven Ruane (Courier); and Tanya Gingerich, Sherri LeBlanc, Andrea Long, Gretchen Patchell, Jenifer Ringer, Kathleen Tracey, Christopher Boehmer, Albert Evans, Espen Giljane, Arch Higgins, Patrick Hinson, Jerome Kipper, Peter Stark, Ethan Stiefel. New York City Ballet Orchestra conducted by Gordon Boelzner.
Physical Description
Extent: 2 videocassettes (Betacam SP) (29 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12170308
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 2ff8fcc0-7788-0130-ffc7-3c075448cc4b
Rights Statement
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  • 1990: Created
  • 2016: Digitized
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MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Mother Goose [Close shot]" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1990.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Mother Goose [Close shot]" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 1, 2022.

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Mother Goose [Close shot]