American Dance Ensemble

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Title
American Dance Ensemble
Additional title: Americana (Choreographic work : Petrov)
Additional title: Corsair (Choreographic work)
Names
Petrov, Nicolas (Donor)
Petrov, Nicolas (Director)
McKuen, Rod (Composer)
Ostroff, Boyd (Set designer)
Mincin, Pat (Costume designer)
Forino, Alan (Lighting designer)
Point Park College (Pittsburgh, Pa.), American Dance Ensemble (Performer)
Petrov, Nicolas (Choreographer)
Collection

Nicolas Petrov Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1979
Table of Contents
Americana (ca. 29 min., sd.) / recorded in performance at Pittsburgh Playhouse, Pittsburgh, Pa., in May 1979 ; choreography, Nicolas Petrov ; music, Rod McKuen ; set, Boyd Ostroff ; costumes, Pat Mincin ; lighting, Alan Forino.
Le corsaire pas de deux (ca. 9 min., si.) / recorded in dress rehearsal onstage, location and date uncertain ; dancers may be Jordeen Ivanov and Gennadi Vostrikov.
[Unidentified ballet] (ca. 12 min., si.) / recorded in dress rehearsal onstage, location and date uncertain ; may be Sandra Peticolas's Suite in counterpointe.
[Unidentified ballet] (ca. 11 min., si.) / recorded in dress rehearsal onstage, location and date uncertain ; may be Douglas Bentz's Short and suite.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 9786
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-6205 (former)
Topics
Ballet -- Pennsylvania
Genres
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Notes
Original case labeled "Americana F.D.R."
Performers: Danced by the American Dance Ensemble of Point Park College, Pittsburgh, Pa.
Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Physical Description
Videotape reel
Extent: 1 videotape reel (62 min.) : sound and silent, black and white ; 1/2 in.
Description
Performance footage of Americana, a ballet by Nicolas Petrov, followed by rehearsal footage, recorded without sound from a different viewpoint, of the Corsaire pas de deux (presented on the same program as Americana) and two unidentified ballets, which also may have been given on that program.
Type of Resource
Moving image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY99-F1048
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b14511682
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): e26e1680-89b6-0135-4d08-029975367c8b
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1979: Created
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "American Dance Ensemble" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1979. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/42105e35-d346-486b-aecf-595b60244521

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "American Dance Ensemble" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 22, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/42105e35-d346-486b-aecf-595b60244521

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1979). American Dance Ensemble Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/42105e35-d346-486b-aecf-595b60244521

Wikipedia Citation

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American Dance Ensemble