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A tribute to Gershwin
Additional title: Gershwin's wonderful (Choreographic work : Bentz)
Additional title: Mantadeo (Choreographic work : Sulich)
Additional title: Fledermaus (Choreographic work : Petrov)
Petrov, Nicolas (Donor)
Bentz, Douglas (Choreographer)
Peticolas, Sandra (Costume designer)
Rotterman, Virginia (Dancer)
Iseman, Maureen (Dancer)
Paddock, Carolyn (Dancer)
Mentzer, Martha Cherry (Dancer)
Selecky, Barbara (Dancer)
Kintz, Linda (Dancer)
Mejia, Mark (Dancer)
Schleich, Kristin (Dancer)
Santimyer, Kristy (Dancer)
Sulich, Vassili (Choreographer)
Petrov, Nicolas (Choreographer)
Gershwin, George, 1898-1937 (Composer)
Trifunović, Vitomir, 1916-2007 (Composer)
Olson, Fredrick (Designer)
Strauss, Johann, 1825-1899 (Composer)
Forino, Alan (Lighting designer)
Point Park College (Pittsburgh, Pa.), American Dance Ensemble (Performer)

Nicolas Petrov Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1979
Table of Contents
Gershwin's wonderful (ca. 20 min.) / choreography, Douglas Bentz ; music, George Gershwin ; costumes, Sandra Peticolas ; lighting, Alan Forino ; cast: "Rhapsody in blue," danced by Douglas Bentz, Maureen Iseman, Martha Mentzer, Carolyn Paddock, Sandra Peticolas, Ginny Rotterdam, Barbara Selecky ; "S'wonderful," danced by entire cast ; "The man I love," danced by Maureen Iseman, Douglas Bentz, Carolyn Paddock ; "Strike up the band," danced by Martha Mentzer, Ginny Rotterman, Barbara Selecky ; "My sweet embraceable you," danced by Sandra Peticolas, Douglas Bentz ; "Fascinatin' rhythm," danced by entire cast. |||| Mantadeo (ca. 13 min.) / choreography, Vassili Sulich ; music, Vitmir Trifunovich ; set and lighting, Fredrick L. Olson ; danced by Linda Kintz, Mark Mejia. |||| Die Fledermaus (ca. 12 min.) / choreography, Nicolas Petrov ; music, Johann Strauss Jr. ; costumes, Sandra Peticolas ; lighting, Alan Forino ; danced by Kristin Schleich, Barbara Selecky, Martha Mentzer, Maureen Iseman, Douglas Bentz, Steven Kejek, Michael Smith, Rick Fehlandt, Maria Sunseri, Ruth Leney, Carolyn Paddock, Kristy Santimeyer.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 9774
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-6193 (former)
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Statement of responsibility: [presented by] American Dance Ensemble of Point Park College ; artistic direction by Nicolas Petrov.
Source note: Titles of works from original case.
Content: Additional information from house program.
Performers: Danced by the American Dance Ensemble of Point Park College, Pittsburgh, Pa.
Venue: Videotaped onstage at Pittsburgh Playhouse Theater Center, Pittsburgh, Pa., in October 1979.
Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Physical Description
Videotape reel
Extent: 1 videotape reel (45 min.) : sound, black and white ; 1/2 in.
Three of the six ballets presented on the program "A tribute to Gershwin and other selections."
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b14511563
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 4efe0e20-89a0-0135-0c36-00d72f435f05
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  • 1979: Created
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2022: Found by you!
  • 2023

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "A tribute to Gershwin" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1979.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "A tribute to Gershwin" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 21, 2022.

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A tribute to Gershwin