Pillar of fire: a working rehearsalAdditional title: Pillar of fire (Choreographic work : Tudor)
NamesNew York Public Library. Dance Division (Producer)Tudor, Antony, 1908-1987 (Choreographer)Schoenberg, Arnold, 1874-1951 (Composer)Compton, Gardner (Videographer)Mathis, Bonnie (Dancer)Wilson, Sallie (Dancer)Ashton, Elizabeth (Dancer)Young, Gayle (Dancer)Paredes, Marcos (Dancer)American Ballet Theatre (Performer)New York Public Library for the Performing Arts. Dance Collection (Associated name)
Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image Original Documentation
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1975-08-07Place: New York, NY
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDF 4758Shelf locator: *MGZIA 4-7089 (former)Shelf locator: *MGZHB 6-1409
NotesCreation/production credits: [presented by] American Ballet Theatre ; choreography by Antony Tudor ; music by Arnold Schoenberg (Verklärte Nacht)Performers: Performed by members of American Ballet Theatre.Performers: Bonnie Mathis (Eldest sister); Sallie Wilson (Hagar); Elizabeth Ashton (Youngest sister); Gayle Young (The friend); and Marcos Paredes (Young man from the house opposite); with Cynthia Harvey, Carmen Barth, Susan Jones, Linda Kuchera, Denise Warner, David Coll, Warren Conover, Kevin Haigen, Nanette Glushak, Giselle Roberge, Patricia Wesche, Michael Owen, Frank Smith, Clark Tippet, Sara Maule, and Sandall Whitaker.Performers: Rehearsal pianist: Howard Barr.Venue: Filmed at a working rehearsal at the New York State Theatre, New York, N.Y., on August 7, 1975; film documentation by Gardner Compton for the Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image, Dance Collection, The New York Public Library.Funding: Filmed with the assistance of a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts and the New York State Council on the Arts.
Physical DescriptionFilm reelExtent: 2 film reels (13 min.) sound, black and white; 16 mm
DescriptionRehearsal of excerpts from the ballet, on a bare stage, in rehearsal clothes, supervised by choreographer Antony Tudor.
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: NYPY797084058-FNYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12158391Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 9b8e98e0-b5b0-0134-d557-00505686a51c
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