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Allegra Kent and Mindy Aloff: a conversation

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Title
Allegra Kent and Mindy Aloff: a conversation
Additional title: Midsummer night's dream (Choreographic work : Balanchine)
Names
New York Public Library. Dance Division (Producer)
Kent, Allegra (Speaker)
Aloff, Mindy, 1947- (Speaker)
Balanchine, George (Choreographer)
Nichols, Madeleine M (Speaker)
D'Amboise, Jacques, 1934- (Dancer)
Eriksen, Dan (Director)
Blumenthal, Sallie (Contributor)
Ward, Penny (Videographer)
Davis, Richard (Producer)
Fehl, Fred (Photographer)
Swope, Martha (Photographer)
Stern, Bert (Photographer)
Parks, Gordon, 1912-2006 (Photographer)
Bascome, Radford (Photographer)
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts (Event place)
New York Public Library. Dance Collection (Associated name)
Kent, Allegra (Dancer)
Collection

Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image Original Documentation

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1993-03-11
Table of Contents
Welcoming remarks by Madeleine Nichols, curator of the Dance Collection. -- Biographical summary by Aloff. -- Slide show with commentary by Kent. Photographers represented are Fred Fehl, Martha Swope, Bert Stern, Gordon Parks, and Radford Bascome. -- Conversation between Kent and Aloff. Kent looks back at her training at the School of American Ballet and her early years in the New York City Ballet, in the 1950s. She recalls the composition of the company, prevailing technical standards, and some memorable dancers, among them Maria Tallchief and Tanaquil Le Clercq. She then discusses roles she created for Balanchine in La sonnambula, The seven deadly sins, and Bugaku. -- Question-and-answer period. -- A midsummer night's dream: Act II, pas de deux, adagio. Excerpt from the motion picture originally released in 1967. Producer: Richard Davis. Director: Dan Eriksen. Chor: Balanchine. Mus: Mendelssohn. Perf. by Kent, Jacques d'Amboise, and members of the New York City Ballet. For a complete recording of this ballet, see: *MGZIC 9-1405.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 2284
Topics
Night shadow (Choreographic work : Balanchine)
Seven deadly sins (Choreographic work : Balanchine)
Bugaku (Choreographic work : Balanchine)
Balanchine Symposia (1992-1993 : New York Public Library)
School of American Ballet
New York City Ballet
Genres
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Interviews
Panel discussions
Film excerpts
Notes
Videotaped for the Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image by Penny Ward at the Bruno Walter Auditorium, The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, on March 11, 1993, with the assistance of grants from the National Endowment for the Arts and New York State Council on the Arts. Part of the Balanchine Symposia, a series of public programs presented by the Dance Collection of The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts in connection with the exhibition Balanchine. Coordinator for Public Programs for the Dance Collection: Sallie Blumenthal.
Physical Description
Videocassette
Extent: 2 videocassettes (U-matic) (66 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY936039571-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12175010
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): e77b7cc0-914d-0138-001d-35534d816025
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1993: Created
  • 2020: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Allegra Kent and Mindy Aloff" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1993. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/50f0a90e-c60f-417d-a56d-e25b71f71f22

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Allegra Kent and Mindy Aloff" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 25, 2020. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/50f0a90e-c60f-417d-a56d-e25b71f71f22

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1993). Allegra Kent and Mindy Aloff Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/50f0a90e-c60f-417d-a56d-e25b71f71f22

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Allegra Kent and Mindy Aloff