Bravo Team - American Dance Machine

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Bravo Team - American Dance Machine
Theodore, Lee (Narrator)
Theodore, Lee (Director)
Devlin, Jon (Dancer)
Chismar, Nancy (Dancer)
Jones, John, 1937- (Dancer)
Hyman, Larry (Dancer)
Dibianco, Karen (Dancer)
Cooperman, Thomas (Dancer)
Crofoot, Leonard (Dancer)
Estey, Carol (Dancer)
Layton, Joe, 1931- (Choreographer)
Gennaro, Peter, 1919-2000 (Choreographer)
Tucker, Robert (Choreographer)
Schwab, Buddy (Choreographer)
Field, Ronald, 1934-1989 (Choreographer)
Fosse, Bob, 1927-1987 (Choreographer)
Haney, Carol (Choreographer)
De Mille, Agnes (Choreographer)
Daniels, Danny, 1924- (Choreographer)
Diamond, Dennis (Videographer)
American Dance Machine (Dance troupe) (Dancer)

General Dance Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1978-07-14
Table of Contents
1. All aboard for Broadway (excerpt from George M); chor: Joe Layton; mus: George M. Cohan. Monte Carlo crossover [and] Up to where the people are (from The unsinkable Molly Brown); chor: Peter Gennaro; mus: Meredith Willson. Next to lovin' (from Shenandoah); chor: Robert Tucker; mus: Gary Geld, Peter Udell (lyrics). Charleston (from The boyfriend); chor: Buddy Schwab; mus: Sandy Wilson. The telephone dance (from Cabaret); chor: Ron Field; mus: John Kander, Fred Ebb (lyrics). Vocabulary II; unidentified pas de deux and male solo. -- 2. Rich kids' rag (from Little me); chor: Bob Fosse; mus: Cy Coleman, Carolyn Leigh. Satin doll (from a television show); chor: Carol Haney; mus: Duke Ellington. Come to me, bend to me [and] Funeral dance (from Brigadoon); chor: Agnes de Mille; mus: Frederick Loewe, Alan Jay Lerner (lyrics). Clog dance (from Walking happy); chor: Danny Daniels; mus: Jimmy Van Heusen, Sammy Cohn (lyrics).
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 2614
Charleston (Dance)
Tap dancing
Clog dancing
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Venue: Taped in performance for the American Dance Festival Video Archival Project at Page Auditorium, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina on July 14, 1978.
Content: Each dance is reconstructed from the original choreography in the musical comedy.
Creation/production credits: Narrator and director, Lee Theodore ; musical director, David Hollister ; videographer, Denis Diamond.
Performers: Performed by Jon Devlin, Nancy Chismar, John Jones, Larry Hyman, Karen Dibianco, Thomas Cooperman, Leonard Crofoot, and Carol Estey.
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
Extent: 2 videocassettes (Digital Betacam) (80 min.) : sound, black and white ; 1/2 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY827014426-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12159573
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 33b06c10-7132-0138-fa91-53dd7c16487a
Rights Statement
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  • 1978: Created
  • 2020: Digitized
  • 2023: Found by you!
  • 2024

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Bravo Team - American Dance Machine" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1978.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Bravo Team - American Dance Machine" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 28, 2023.

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Bravo Team - American Dance Machine