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Les noces
Additional title: Noces (Choreographic work : Nijinska)
New York Public Library. Dance Division (Producer)
Janus, Julie (Dancer)
Rodriguez, Beatriz (Dancer)
Mossbrucker, Tom (Dancer)
Baudendistel, Daniel (Dancer)
Gehm, Charlene (Dancer)
Walters, Tyler (Dancer)
Gates, Jodie (Dancer)
LeBlanc, Tina (Dancer)
Brady, Alexander (Dancer)
Corry, Carl (Dancer)
Dawn, Deborah (Dancer)
Schnell, Joseph (Dancer)
Nijinska, Bronislava, 1891-1972 (Choreographer)
Nijinska, Irina (Restager)
Sayette, Howard (Restager)
Stravinsky, Igor, 1882-1971 (Composer)
Goncharova, Natalii︠a︡ Sergeevna, 1881-1962 (Designer)
Miller, Craig (Lighting designer)
Millard, Jay (Videographer)
Joffrey Ballet (Performer)
Stravinsky, Igor, 1882-1971 (Lyricist)
Goncharova, Natalii︠a︡ Sergeevna, 1881-1962 (Costume designer)

Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image Original Documentation

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1991-03-15
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 2248
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-2647 (former)
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Venue: Subtitle: Russian choreographic scenes in 4 tableaux, without interruption. Videotaped in performance for the Jerome Robbins Archive at New York State Theater, New York, on March 15, 1991, by Jay Millard, with the assistance of grants from the National Endowment for the Arts and New York State Council on the Arts.
Creation/production credits: Choreography: Bronislava Nijinska, staged by Irina Nijinska and Howard Sayette. Words/music: Igor Stravinsky. Scenery/costumes: Natalia Goncharova. Scenery/costumes coordinated by John C. Gilkerson. Lighting: Craig Miller.
Performers: Danced by members of the Joffrey Ballet. Cast: First tableau, Benediction of the bride: Julie Janus (bride); Beatriz Rodriguez, Tom Mossbrucker (bride's parents); Mary Barton, Cameron Basden, Nicole Duffy, Cynthia Giannini, Kathryn Ginden, Valerie Madonia, Kim Sagami, Lissette Salgado (bride's friends); Second tableau, Benediction of the bridegroom: Daniel Baudendistel (bridegroom); Charlene Gehm, Tyler Walters (bridegroom's parents); Kyle Ahmed, Pascal Benichou, Christopher Freeman, Philip Gardner, Pierre Lockett, Stuart Loungway, Edward Morgan, Brent Phillips, Roger Plaut, Adam Sklute, Gregory Taylor, Mark Wuest (bridegroom's friends); Third tableau, Departure of the bride from the parental home: Cast of First tableau, with Jodie Gates, Tina LeBlanc, Alexander Brady, Carl Corry (matchmakers); Fourth tableau, The wedding feast: Deborah Dawn (bride's friend); Joseph Schnell (bridegroom's friend); entire cast with Linda Bechtold, Jenny Sandler, Amanda Smith, Johanna Snyder. Words sung in English translation.
Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 videocassette (U-matic) (28 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY916038727-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12170381
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): b4f82bc0-9004-0135-4201-156d452098e5
Rights Statement
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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Les noces" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1991.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Les noces" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed June 7, 2023.

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Les noces