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Anthony Dowell
Additional title: Four Schumann pieces (Choreographic work : Manen)
Additional title: Dream (Choreographic work : Ashton)
Additional title: Cinderella (Choreographic work : Ashton)
Additional title: Shadowplay (Choreographic work : Tudor)
Additional title: Sleeping beauty (Choreographic work : Ashton and Wright, Peter after Petipa, M)
Additional title: Monotones nos. 1 and 2 (Choreographic work : Ashton)
Additional title: Enigma variations (Choreographic work : Ashton)
Additional title: Month in the country (Choreographic work : Ashton)
Additional title: Thaïs (Choreographic work : Ashton)
Dowell, Anthony (Interviewee)
Sibley, Antoinette (Dancer)
Collier, Lesley (Dancer)
Penney, Jennifer (Dancer)
Eagling, Wayne (Dancer)
Seymour, Lynn, 1939- (Dancer)
Mead, Robert, 1940-1988 (Dancer)
Lorrayne, Vyvyan (Dancer)
Tudor, Antony, 1908-1987 (Interviewee)
Nears, Colin (Director)
Royal Ballet (Dancer)
Dowell, Anthony (Dancer)

General Dance Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1976
Table of Contents
DANCE CONTENTS. 1. Four Schumann pieces (Manen) in studio rehearsal with Lesley Collier, Jennifer Penney, Wayne Eagling. The dream (Ashton) excerpt with Antoinette Sibley. Cinderella (Ashton): Prince's solo. -- 2. Antony Tudor discussing Dowell in the creation of his Shadowplay (only still photographs shown). The sleeping beauty (Ashton), Act II: Prince's variation. Monotones (Ashton) excerpt with Robert Mead, Vyvyan Lorrayne. Thaïs (Ashton) with Sibley. The sleeping beauty (Ashton), Act II pas de deux excerpt with Sibley. Enigma variations (Ashton) solo. A month in the country (Ashton) excerpt with Lynn Seymour. Four Schumann pieces (Manen) with same cast as previous rehearsal.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 4373
Dowell, Anthony
Ballet -- Excerpts
Dance rehearsals
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Television programs
Content: Subtitle: All the superlatives.
Creation/production credits: A BBC Television production in association with RM Productions, Munich taped March-April 1976 for the Omnibus series. Narrator: Humphrey Burton. Executive producer: Barrie Gavin. Director: Colin Nears.
Physical Description
Extent: 2 videocassettes (U-matic) (73 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
Documentary on the professional and private life of Anthony Dowell taped during the two weeks before his departure with the Royal Ballet for a U.S. tour. Includes interviews with Dowell and various dancers and choreographers discussing Dowell. All sequences include Dowell dancing.
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY837032743-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12160059
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 87152750-870e-0138-953f-69f51653c999
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Item timeline of events

  • 1976: Created
  • 2020: Digitized
  • 2023: Found by you!
  • 2024

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Anthony Dowell" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1976.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Anthony Dowell" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 10, 2023.

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Anthony Dowell