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Dancers' emergency fund benefit, Feb. 24, 1991
Additional title: Serenade (Choreographic work : Balanchine)
Additional title: Salome dances for peace (Choreographic work : Proia)
Additional title: Gretry pas de deux (Choreographic work : La Fosse)
Additional title: Theme and variations (Choreographic work : Balanchine)
Additional title: Eight more (Choreographic work : Martins)
Additional title: Dance preludes (Choreographic work : Mahdaviani)
Additional title: Romeo and Juliet (Choreographic work : Lavery)
Additional title: Stars and stripes (Choreographic work : Balanchine)
Balanchine, George (Choreographer)
Martins, Peter, 1946- (Choreographer)
Proia, Alexandre (Choreographer)
La Fosse, Robert (Choreographer)
Mahdaviani, Miriam (Choreographer)
Lavery, Sean (Choreographer)
Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich, 1840-1893 (Composer)
Riley, Terry, 1935- (Composer)
Grétry, André-Ernest-Modeste, 1741-1813 (Composer)
Stravinsky, Igor, 1882-1971 (Composer)
Lutosławski, Witold, 1913-1994 (Composer)
Prokofiev, Sergey, 1891-1953 (Composer)
Sousa, John Philip, 1854-1932 (Composer)
Calegari, Maria (Dancer)
Nichols, Kyra (Dancer)
Watts, Heather (Dancer)
Fischer, Lindsay (Dancer)
Kozlov, Leonid, 1947- (Dancer)
Cerveris, Marisa (Dancer)
Martins, Nilas (Dancer)
Hlinka, Nichol (Dancer)
Woetzel, Damian (Dancer)
Kistler, Darci, 1964- (Dancer)
Lüders, Adam (Dancer)
Byars, Michael (Dancer)
Horiuchi, Gen (Dancer)
Stiefel, Ethan (Dancer)
Whelan, Wendy (Dancer)
Evans, Albert, 1970- (Dancer)
Fugate, Judith (Dancer)
Boal, Peter (Dancer)
Cass, Kelly (Dancer)
Reyes, Teresa (Dancer)
Gold, Tom (Dancer)
Soto, Jock (Dancer)
Boelzner, Gordon (Conductor)
New York City Ballet (Production company)

New York City Ballet Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1991-02-24
Place: New York, NY
Table of Contents
Reel 1. Serenade / choreography by George Balanchine; music by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky; danced by Maria Calegari, Kyra Nichols, Heather Watts, Lindsay Fischer, Leonid Kozlov, with Stacey Calvert, Antonia Franceschi, Jennifer Fuchs, Lydia Harmsen, Margo Krody, Sherri LeBlanc, Andrea Long, Rebecca Metzger, Rita Norona, Sabrina Pillars, Teresa Reyes, Santhe Tsetsilas, Deborah Wingert, Albert Evans, Jerome Kipper, Robert Lyon, Peter Stark (36 min.) -- Salome dances for peace (premiere) / choreography by Alexandre Proia; music by Terry Riley, performed by the Kronos Quartet; danced by Marisa Cerveris, Nilas Martins (10 min.) -- Gretry pas de deux (premiere) / choreography by Robert La Fosse; music by André Ernest Modeste Gretry; danced by Nichol Hlinka, Damian Woetzel (14 min.) |||| Reel 2. Theme and variations (excerpts: pas de deux and polonaise) / choreography by George Balanchine; music by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky; danced by Darci Kistler, Adam Luders, with Stacey Calvert, Antonia Franceschi, Teresa Reyes, Kathleen Tracey, Russell Kaiser, Robert Lyon, Peter Naumann, Gordon Stevens and others (15 min.) -- Eight more / choreography by Peter Martins; music by Igor Stravinsky; danced by Michael Byars, Gen Horiuchi, Ethan Stiefel (29 min.) |||| Reel 3. Dance preludes (premiere) / choreography by Miriam Mahdaviani; music by Witold Lutoslawski; danced by Wendy Whelan, Albert Evans (13 min.) -- Romeo and Juliet (premiere) / choreography by Sean Lavery; music by Sergey Prokofiev; danced by Judith Fugate, Peter Boal (11 min.) -- Stars and stripes / choreography by George Balanchine; music by John Philip Sousa; danced by Kelly Cass, Teresa Reyes, Tom Gold, Nichol Hlinka, Jock Soto, and others (32 min.)
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 6956 ; *MGZIDVD 5-2229 (former)
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Statement of responsibility: [presented by] New York City Ballet.
Venue: Videotaped in performance at New York State Theater, New York, on Feb. 24, 1991, for archival purposes.
Physical Description
Extent: 3 videocassettes (Umatic) (145 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: 181103285
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b16731018
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 9045e510-05d0-0135-66f0-0dde5c32d079
Rights Statement
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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Dancers' emergency fund benefit" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1991.

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Dancers' emergency fund benefit