Interview with Carmen de LavalladeAdditional title: Carmen de Lavallade in conversation with Deborah Jowitt
NamesDe Lavallade, Carmen, 1931- (Interviewee)Jowitt, Deborah (Interviewer)Hunt, Pamela (Speaker)Owen, Carmel (Speaker)Corwin, Betty L. (Speaker)League of Professional Theatre Women (Presenter)Character Generators/Video (Videographer)New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Billy Rose Theatre Division., Theatre on Film and Tape Archive (Producer)
Theatre on Film and Tape Archive Public Program Videos
Dates / OriginDate Created: 2016-06-27Place: New York
Library locationsTheatre on Film and Tape ArchiveShelf locator: NCOW 414
TopicsDe Lavallade, Carmen, 1931-De Lavallade, Carmen, 1931- -- Friends and associatesHolder, Geoffrey, 1930-2014Collins, Janet, 1917-2003 -- Friends and associatesCollins, Janet, 1917-2003 -- InfluenceHorton, Lester, 1906-1953 -- Friends and associatesLewitzky, Bella -- Friends and associatesLester Horton DancersYale Repertory TheatreAfrican American actressesAfrican American dancersDancersActressesMusical theater -- New York (State) -- New YorkAfrican American theater -- New York (State) -- New YorkTheater -- New York (State) -- New York
NotesStatement of responsibility: [Presented by] The League of Professional Theatre Women ; [video prod. company] Character Generators, Inc. ; [video producer] Theatre on Film and Tape Archive, Patrick Hoffman, director.Performers: Introductory remarks: Pamela Hunt, Carmel Owen, Patrick Hoffman, and Betty Corwin.Performers: Interviewed by Deborah Jowitt.Venue: Videotaped by The New York Public Library's Theatre on Film and Tape Archive in the Bruno Walter Auditorium, New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, New York, N.Y., June 27, 2016.
Physical DescriptionBorn digitalExtent: 1 video file (76 min.) : sound, color
DescriptionDancer, choreographer and actress Carmen de Lavallade discusses her life and career with Deborah Jowitt. She begins with her early years as a performer, and talks about her cousin Janet Collins, the first African American ballerina with the Metropolitan Opera, and the influence Collins had upon her. She discusses her work with such mentors as Lester Horton and Bella Lewitzky, her marriage to Geoffrey Holder and her creative collaborations with him, her acting career, her work at Yale Repertory Theatre, and related topics. She also fields questions from audience members.
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 967350070NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b21143361Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): d530c110-0a5c-0139-9469-0242ac110003
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