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The sleeping beauty
Additional title: Sleeping beauty (Choreographic work : Eglevsky after Petipa, M)
Miller, Jane (Dancer)
Gifford, Paul (Dancer)
Peck, Leslie (Dancer)
Labayen, Enrico (Dancer)
Silliman, Salli (Dancer)
Baryshnikov, Mikhail, 1948- (Interviewee)
Sills, Beverly (Interviewer)
Eglevsky, André (Restager)
Vernon, Michael (Choreographer)
Farmer, Peter, 1941- (Designer)
Petipa, Marius, 1818-1910 (Choreographer)
Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich, 1840-1893 (Composer)
André Eglevsky Ballet Companies (Dancer)
Eglevsky, André (Choreographer)

André Eglevsky Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1977
Table of Contents
1. Prologue and Act I (approx. 49 min.). -- 2. Acts II and III (approx. 52 min.). Followed by a 5 min. excerpt of an unrelated interview with Mikhail Baryshnikov by Beverly Sills, during which they discuss preparing for performances and Baryshnikov's participation in the film The turning point.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 8152
Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich, 1840-1893. Spi︠a︡shchai︠a︡ krasavit︠s︡a
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Venue: Videotaped in performance at John Cranford Adams Playhouse, Hofstra University, Hempstead, New York, probably on April 17, 1977.
Creation/production credits: Choreography: Marius Petipa, restaged by André Eglevsky, assisted by Jane Miller. Choreography for Garland dance: Michael Vernon. Music: Peter Tchaikovsky. Scenery/costumes: Peter Farmer. Lighting: John Paul.
Performers: Performed by the Eglevsky Ballet: Jane Miller (Aurora), Paul Gifford (Florimund), Leslie Peck (Lilac fairy), Salli Silliman and Enrico Labayen (Bluebird pas de deux), and others.
Physical Description
Extent: 2 videocassettes (U-matic) (107 min.) : sound, black and white ; 3/4 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY926021988-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12171989
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 428e7550-87cc-0138-fd3e-5fbdff3b7a2a
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  • 1977: Created
  • 2020: Digitized
  • 2024: Found by you!
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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "The sleeping beauty" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1977.

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The sleeping beauty