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Ballet Hispanico
Additional title: Tres cantos (Choreographic work : Beatty)
Additional title: Cafe America (Choreographic work : Faison)
Additional title: Batucada fantastica (Choreographic work : Nebrada)
Turano, Nancy (Dancer)
Costas, José (Dancer)
Ruiz, Pedro (Dancer)
Medina, Robert (Dancer)
Corona, Alessandra (Dancer)
Vilaro, Eduardo (Dancer)
Manago, Merceditas (Dancer)
Shaw, Gary-David (Dancer)
Diamond, Dennis (Videographer)
Blades, Rubén (Composer)
Iglesias, Julio, 1943- (Composer)
Osorio, Pepón (Designer)
Johnson, Bernard (Costume designer)
Hunter, Tim (Lighting designer)
Zipprodt, Patricia, 1925-1999 (Costume designer)
Morgan, Roger, 1938- (Lighting designer)
Giannini, Christina (Costume designer)
Perrone, Luciano (Composer)
Nebrada, Vicente (Choreographer)
Faison, George, 1945- (Choreographer)
Beatty, Talley (Choreographer)
Chávez, Carlos, 1899-1978 (Composer)
Fernández, Oscar Lorenzo, 1897-1948 (Composer)
Revueltas, Silvestre, 1899-1940 (Composer)
Ballet Hispanico of New York (Dancer)
Video D Studios (Videographer)

General Dance Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1991-11-11
Table of Contents
1: Tres cantos (approx. 28 min.). Choreography: Talley Beatty. Music: Carlos Chávez, Lorenzo Fernández, Silvestre Revueltas. Costumes: Patricia Zipprodt. Lighting: Roger Morgan. Perf. by Gary-David Shaw (the leader), with Kathryn Ross, Merceditas Manago, Alessandra Corona, Miriam Kescherman, Lynne Morrissey, Dianna Warren, José Costas, Eduardo Vilaro, Brian Chung, and Robert Medina. -- Cafe America (approx. 19 min.). Choreography: George Faison. Music: Ruben Blades, Julio Iglesias. Scenery: Pepón Osorio. Costumes: Bernard Johnson. Lighting: Tim Hunter. Perf. by Costas, Shaw, and Vilaro. -- 2: Batucada fantastica (approx. 22 min.). Choreography: Vicente Nebrada. Music: Luciano Perrone. Costumes: A. Christina Giannini. Lighting: Roger Morgan. Cast: Variations I: Medina; II: Corona; III: Shaw; IV: Nancy Turano; V: Manago; VI: Vilaro; VII: Costas; VIII: Ruiz; Coda: Turano, Manago, Corona, Kescherman, Morrissey, Warren, Ruiz, Costas, Vilaro, Chung, Medina, and Shaw.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 8844
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Venue: Videotaped in performance by Dennis Diamond of Video D Studios at the Joyce Theater, New York, on November 11, 1991.
Performers: Performed by Ballet Hispanico of New York.
Physical Description
Extent: 2 videocassettes (U-matic) (69 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY926071666-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12173845
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): b12ff380-87df-0138-0a9a-2f24fa283716
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1991: Created
  • 2020: Digitized
  • 2023: Found by you!
  • 2024

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Ballet Hispanico" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1991.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Ballet Hispanico" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 28, 2023.

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1991). Ballet Hispanico Retrieved from

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Ballet Hispanico