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Balanchine Celebration, part two
Balanchine, George (Choreographer)
Martins, Peter, 1946- (Speaker)
Jaffe, Susan (Dancer)
Hübbe, Nikolaj (Dancer)
Boal, Peter (Dancer)
Karz, Zippora (Dancer)
Tracey, Kathleen, 1969- (Dancer)
Whelan, Wendy (Dancer)
Bussell, Darcey (Dancer)
Fischer, Lindsay (Dancer)
Roy, Melinda (Contributor)
Lopez, Lourdes (Interviewee)
Durante, Viviana (Dancer)
La Fosse, Robert (Dancer)
Watts, Heather (Dancer)
Soto, Jock (Dancer)
Fugate, Judith (Contributor)
Perry, Ronald, 1955- (Dancer)
Loscavio, Elizabeth (Dancer)
Collins, Jeremy (Dancer)
White, Diana (British painter, 1868-1950) (Interviewee)
Kistler, Darci, 1964- (Interviewee)
Killian, Katrina (Interviewee)
Alexopoulos, Helene (Interviewee)
Calegari, Maria (Interviewee)
Tracey, Margaret (Dancer)
Woetzel, Damian (Dancer)
Kirstein, Lincoln, 1907-1996 (Contributor)
Robbins, Jerome (Contributor)
Baryshnikov, Mikhail, 1948- (Contributor)
MacNeil, Robert, 1931- (Host)
Fiorato, Hugo (Conductor)
Boelzner, Gordon (Conductor)
Kaplow, Maurice (Conductor)
Kinberg, Judy (Producer)
Diamond, Matthew, 1952- (Director)
Venza, Jac (Producer)
Brubach, Holly (Author)
Stanley, Mark (Lighting designer)
Balanchine Celebration (1993 : New York City Ballet) (Contributor)
New York City Ballet (Contributor)
WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.) (Contributor)

Dance Theater Workshop Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1993
Place: New York, N.Y.
Publisher: Thirteen/WNET
Table of Contents
Cassette 1 (ca. 59 min.). Western symphony: Fourth movement, Rondo / music, Hershy Kay; scenery, John Boyt; costumes, Karinska; danced by Susan Jaffe (American Ballet Theatre), Nikolaj Hübbe, and ensemble. Agon: selections / music, Igor Stravinsky; danced by Peter Boal, Zippora Karz, and Kathleen Tracey (first pas de trois); Albert Evans, Arch Higgins, and Wendy Whelan (second pas de trois); Darcey Bussell (Royal Ballet) and Lindsay Fischer (pas de deux). Who cares?: selections / music, George Gershwin; cast: The man I love: Viviana Durante (Royal Ballet) and Robert La Fosse; I'll build a stairway to paradise: Lourdes Lopez; Embraceable you: Heather Watts and Jock Soto; Fascinatin' rhythm: Judith Fugate; Who cares?: Melinda Roy and Ronald Perry (Dance Theatre of Harlem); My one and only: Elizabeth Loscavio (San Francisco Ballet); Liza: Jeremy Collins (American Ballet Theatre); I got rhythm [this section re-recorded on cassette 2]. Cassette 2 (ca. 27 min.). Who cares?: I got rhythm / danced by entire cast and ensemble. Stars and stripes: Fourth and fifth campaigns / music, John Philip Sousa, adapted and orchestrated by Hershy Kay; danced by Margaret Tracey, Damian Woetzel, and ensemble. Closing speech and toast by Peter Martins, with Lincoln Kirstein, Jerome Robbins, Mikhail Baryshnikov, and company members.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 7476
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-4132 (former)
Dance Theater Workshop
Balanchine, George
Western symphony (Choreographic work : Balanchine)
Agon (Choreographic work : Balanchine)
Who cares? (Choreographic work : Balanchine)
Stars and stripes (Choreographic work : Balanchine)
Filmed performances
Statement of responsibility: produced by Thirteen/WNET in association with New York City Ballet, NVC Arts, and NOS Television ; directed by Matthew Diamond ; produced by Judy Kinberg ; choreography by George Balanchine.
Creation/production credits: Executive producer, Jac Venza; writer, Holly Brubach; lighting, Mark Stanley.
Performers: Host: Robert MacNeil.
Performers: Performed by New York City Ballet with guest artists.
Performers: Conductors: Hugo Fiorato, Gordon Boelzner, and Maurice Kaplow.
Venue: Performance recorded at New York State Theater, New York, on June 27, 1993. Telecast by Thirteen/WNET on the Great Performances: Dance in America series.
Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 videocassettes (86 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequence ; 2 3/4 in.
Second part of the closing night program of the New York City Ballet's Balanchine Celebration. For the first part of this telecast, see: *MGZIC 9-4138. In addition to performance footage, this telecast includes comments by ballet master in chief Peter Martins, archival footage of Balanchine, and reminiscences by dancers Melinda Roy, Lourdes Lopez, Judith Fugate, Diana White, Maria Calegari, Darci Kistler, Katrina Killian, and Heléne Alexopoulos.
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY946050565-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12175937
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 4d223070-7b96-0135-0405-0149742b9965
Rights Statement
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  • 1993: Issued
  • 2017: Digitized
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Balanchine Celebration