Billboards: the Joffrey's rock ballet

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Billboards: the Joffrey's rock ballet
Additional title: Dance in America
Dean, Laura, 1945- (Choreographer)
Moulton, Charles, 1954- (Choreographer)
Sappington, Margo (Choreographer)
Pucci, Peter (Contributor)
Baird, Campbell (Costume designer)
Baird, Campbell (Set designer)
Migdoll, Herbert (Designer)
Atlas, Charles (Costume designer)
Joly, Christine (Costume designer)
Ramos, George (Costume designer)
Worton, Rosemarie (Costume designer)
Binkley, Howell (Lighting designer)
Arpino, Gerald (Director)
Bailey, Derek (Director)
MacGibbon, Ross (Editor)
Scott, Robin (Producer)
Somerset-Ward, Richard (Producer)
Joffrey Ballet (Contributor)
NVC Arts (Firm) (Contributor)
WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.) (Contributor)
British Broadcasting Corporation (Contributor)
Radio-télévision suisse romande (Contributor)
Radiotelevisão Portuguesa (Contributor)

Dance Theater Workshop Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1994
Place: New York, NY
Publisher: Thirteen/WNET
Table of Contents
Trust / choreography by Laura Dean. Purple rain / choreography by Charles Moulton. Slide / choreography by Margo Sappington. Willing and able / choreography by Peter Pucci.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 7479
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-4449 (former)
Dance Theater Workshop
Billboards (Choreographic work : Dean, Moulton, Sappington and Pucci)
Filmed performances
Statement of responsibility: production by NVC Arts and BBC, RTSR and Heritage Promotion of Music and Art in association with WNET/New York and RTP ; a Gerald Arpino production ; directed for television by Derek Bailey ; edited by Ross MacGibbon ; producer, Richard Somerset-Ward ; executive producer, Robin Scott ; choreography by Laura Dean, Charles Moulton, Peter Pucci, and Margo Sappington ; music by Prince.
Creation/production credits: Scenes and costume supervision, and set design for Slide, Campbell Baird ; billboard designs, Herbert Migdoll ; costumes, Charles Atlas, Christine Joly, George Ramos, and Rosemarie Worton ; stage lighting, Howell Binkley.
Performers: Performed by the Joffrey Ballet: Deborah Dawn, Nicole Marie Duffy, Jodie Gates, Cynthia Giannini, Laura Jarrell, Suzanne Lopez, Cheryl Madeux, Valerie Madonia, Rita Martinez, Fern Miller, Elizabeth Parkinson, Beatriz Rodriguez, Kim Sagami, Lissette Salgado, Jenny Sandler, Johanna Snyder, Maia Wilkins, Kyle Ahmed, Pascal Benichou, Alexander Brady, Carl Corry, Philip Gardner, Glen Harris, Calvin Kitten, Pierre Lockett, Tom Mossbrucker, Brent Phillips, Roger Plaut, Gregory Russell, Joseph Schnell, Adam Sklute, Gregory Taylor, Tyler Walters, and Lin Zhen.
Venue: Recorded in performance at State University of New York Performing Arts Center, Purchase, New York, in August 1993 ; telecast on Great Performances: Dance in America by Thirteen/WNET on April 20, 1994.
Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 videocassette (56 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12328052
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 6d7d25d0-7b96-0135-e151-1d64101e25cf
Rights Statement
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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Billboards" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1994.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Billboards" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 29, 2024.

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