ITT presents From The Heart : The First International Very Special Arts Festival

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ITT presents From The Heart : The First International Very Special Arts Festival
National Dance Institute (U.S.) (Creator)
Smith, Gary (Producer)
Hemion, Dwight (Producer)
Seligman, Michael B (Producer)
Hemion, Dwight (Director)
Kohan, Buz (Author)
Farrell, Marty (Author)
Smith, Gary (Author)
Grossman, Larry (Composer)
Fraser, Ian, 1933-2014 (Musical director)
Shaffner, John (Art director)
Stewart, Joe (Art director)
Rook, John (Lighting designer)
Bates, Jim (Choreographer)
Hood, Garry (Stage manager)
Nelson, Dency (Stage manager)
Smith, Doug (Stage manager)
Crowe, Gene (Technical director)
Carroll, John (Editor of a moving image work)
D'Amboise, Jacques, 1934- (Performer)
Bacall, Lauren, 1924-2014 (Performer)
Baryshnikov, Mikhail, 1948- (Performer)
Burstyn, Ellen, 1932- (Performer)
Collins, Judy, 1939- (Performer)
Douglas, Michael, 1944- (Performer)
Gayle, Crystal (Performer)
Henson, Jim (Performer)
Kennedy, Edward Moore, 1961- (Speaker)
Manchester, Melissa (Performer)
Rogers, Kenny (Performer)
Bush, George, 1924- (Speaker)
Kennedy, Edward M. (Edward Moore), 1932-2009 (Speaker)
U2 (Musical group) (Performer)
Sea Chanters (Performer)

National Dance Institute Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1989
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 3460
Dance in education
Dance for children
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Statement of responsibility: produced by Gary Smith and Dwight Hemion.
Creation/production credits: Co-producer, Michael B. Seligman ; directed by Dwight Hemion ; written by Buz Kohan, Marty Farrell, Gary Smith ; special music material, Larry Grossman ; musical director, Ian Fraser ; art directors, John Shaffner, Joe Stewart ; lighting design, John Rook ; researcher, Louise Kerz ; choreographer, Jim Bates ; talent executives, Danette Herman, Gus Schirmer ; associate director, Allan Kartun ; production manager, Nancy Blair ; assistant to the producers, Karen Apple ; script coordinator, Lisa C. Weinstein ; production coordinator, Maggie Fogel ; production assistants, Bryce Finnerty, Eileen Trainum, Jeremy Bollinger ; stage managers, Garry Hood, Dency Nelson, Doug Smith ; techincal director, Gene Crowe ; audio, Ed Greene, Bruce Burns ; video, Keith Winikoff, Paul Ranieri ; staging supervisor, John Bradley ; editor, John Carroll ; music arrangers, chris Boardman, J. Hill, Bill Ross ; title design by David Pina ; "Storm Reading" with Neil Marcus, Roger Marcus, Katherine Voice ; Access Theatre Artistic Director, Rod Lathim ; Very Special Arts founder, Jean Kennedy Smith ; executive producers, Gary Smith, Eugene Maillard. A Smith-Hemion production in association with VSA productions.
Performers: Lauren Bacall, Mikhail Baryshnikov, Ellen Burstyn, Judy Collins, Jacques d'Amboise and the New Vision Dance Project, Michael Douglas, Crystal Gayle, Jim Henson and Kermit the Frog, Ted Kennedy, Jr., Melissa Manchester, Marcia(?) Mason, Amanda McCrew(?), Tony Melendez, Gary Morris, Kenny Rogers, Michael Tucker, U2, George H.W. Bush, Senator Edward M. Kennedy, U.S. Navy Band Sea Chanters, participants and performers.
Venue: Recorded 1989 The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Washington, D.C.
Date: Copyright date: 1989
Acquisition: Gift; Jacques D'Amboise, 2012.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 videocassette (VHS) (50 min) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: 960047803
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b21096773
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 17d596c0-e457-0136-a62b-08ddb42520b7
Rights Statement
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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "ITT presents From The Heart " The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1989.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "ITT presents From The Heart " New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed February 22, 2024.

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ITT presents From The Heart